Author Archives: mikeyounger

Nashville Scene’s Critics Pick

It was a pleasant surprise to receive a critic’s pick from The Nashville Scene’s Edd Hurt for my January 26th show at The 5 Spot. It was a co-bill with Afton Wolfe, and his crew rocked the house! One of my bandmates tested positive for Covid the day before the gig so I ended up […]

The Last Waltz Tribute Concert @ The Basement East

On November 6th 2021, I was proud to join a tremendous group of local bands and performers at Nashville’s The Basement East to pay homage to one of the greatest bands of all time – THE BAND!! with – Ladycouch, Jon Latham and The Lifers , Brad Pemberton and Friends, Natchez Tracers, Scot Sax and […]

Jazz Weekly features Burning the Bigtop Down

Recorded 20 years ago, this album features singer and guitarist Mike Younger teamed with classic rockers like The Band’s Levon Helm/g along with Luther Dickenson/g, Sppner Oldham/key, Jim Dickenson/p, David Hood/b, a horn section and rotating guest team on this mix of rootsy originals. Younger himself has a voice similar to early Rod Stewart, bluesy […]

Americana Highways Reviews Mike Younger’s “Burning the Big Top Down”

Mike Younger – Burning the Big Top Down This 9-track LP was “lost” & fortunately reclaimed by Nova Scotia-native Mike Younger 20-years later. I always question what the word “lost” means. If you add up all the “lost” LPs I get the impression record companies are disorganized. Maybe a better word would be “shelved.” That’s […]