Latest Press

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2019 personal letter of congratulations to Michael.  Click here!

"Miles is Chicago's best kept secret...one of the leading lights of contemporary instrumental music." 
- Midwest Record

Newsletter

Pete Seeger Centennial

100 Years of Protest!
1919-2019

Michael's newest show on May 4 at Old Town School in Chicago.  Tickets 

ExistentialBanjo.com

10 LIVE VIDEO CLIPS with some of the world's greatest musicians--Darol Anger on violin, Corky Siegel on harmonica, Erkan Ogur of Turkey and many more. 

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EXISTENTIALBANJO.COM

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

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

100 YEARS OF PROTEST - 7:30pm
4544 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625
(773)728-6000

Celebrating Pete Seeger's Centennial, this multi-media show with an all-star cast will trumpet 100 years of the voices of the streets of America and will culminate with Michael's newest composition, commissioned by DCASE, the City of Chicago, entitled "Mississippi River Suite."  More details to follow.    

Friday, May 17th, 2019

BANJO CAMP NORTH
Charlton, MA

Three days of banjo workshops and concerts!