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New Releases

A-sides CD

Fingerstyle guitar with Darol Anger on violin 

 

Two New Hal Leonard books

BOB DYLAN FOR BANJO

 

FIRST 50 SONGS
To Play on the Banjo 
(co-written with Greg Cahill)

 

CD's On Sale

 

 

 

Upcoming Dates

PAST PERFORMANCE VENUES INCLUDE...

Royal Opera Theatre, Marakesh • American University, Beirut • Seamus Ennis Centre, Dublin • Harris Theatre, Chicago • Sage Gateshead, UK • Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival, Ireland • Milwaukee Rep Theatre • Ravinia Festival • Beni Mellal Theatre, Casablanca • Old Town School of Folk Music • Winnipeg Folk Festival • Philadelphia Folk Festival • WRTI Crossover • WFMT Midnight Special • Smithsonian Institution • Kennedy Center for Performing Arts • Chicago Humanities Festival

Monday, January 8th, 2018

CLAWHAMMER BANJO WORLD OF FOLK & BLUES - 6:30PM
4544 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625
(773)728-6000

8-week class for intermediate level clawhammer banjo players to expand repertoire into the world of blues, folk music, and requests of their own choosing.  

Monday, January 8th, 2018

BEATLES FOR FINGERSTYLE GUITAR - 8:00pm
4544 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625
(773)728-6000

8-week class for intermediate level guitarists to learn Beatles repertoire played as instrumental arrangements for solo guitar.  

Friday, January 26th, 2018

CONCERT WITH JOHN McEUEN - 7:30
River Forest, IL 60305
708-524-6942

Michael joins John McEuen who will be recreating the legendary "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" record with members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band that he founded and a few guests.  

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

509 Delware St, #101
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-221-3655

Friday, April 6th, 2018

MICHAEL J. MILES & LLOYD BRODNAX KING
Boonville, MO

Michael travels to MO with flute/bass player Lloyd Brodnax King to participate in the Big Muddy Festival.  

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

MICHAEL J. MILES & LLOYD BRODNAX KING - 8:00pm
216 N. Main St
Wheaton, IL 60187
630-393-1247

Michael  & Lloyd head to Wheaton IL to one of the finest coffeehouse experiences in the midwest. 

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

CONCERT WITH SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG
201 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
847-895-3600

Michael opens the concert for his old friends the Sons of the Never Wrong.   Look for some spontaneous combustion and collaboration.  

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Charlton, MA

Three days of banjo workshops and concerts!

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Olivet, MI

Four days of banjo workshops and concerts!!