Booking Assets

Welcome. We know your time is valuable. Below you will find access to:

– Press Links and Quotes from recent reviews/interviews

– Soundcloud Links for access to audio

– Live Performance Videos in various configurations (solo, trio etc)

– Links to Social Media 

– Touring history archives

Communicate directly with the Mike Younger Touring & Logistics team for a rapid response on pricing, terms of service, availability, scale and options.

click here to Inquire about rates for venues, festivals and house concerts

2022 and 2023 has been very busy years. Mike toured extensively in the Midwest, MidAtlantic, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest regions, and is currently preparing to return to many of these regions in 2024. His itineraries have been a mix of festivals and fairs, house concerts and live music venues. He is available as a solo performer or with his band (Mike Younger & The Tennessee Treehuggers)for private functions, cruises, casinos, resorts, weddings, bar mitzvahs, and generally most any gig where good people are gathered.  

Available with full PA/Speaker/Monitor/Microphone(s)/Multi-input system for small to Midsize concert production. Ask for pricing

Specs:

Behringer PMP2000 800W Head

2xPeavey 500W Speakers w/tripods

Peavey and Yamaha Monitors

Shure & CAD Mics

 

 

Moondog's Lounge, Auburn NY Aug 4th 2022

 In 2022 Mike performed at The Cutting Room NYC, The Roots and Boots Country Music Festival in Canadaigua NY, Sunny’s Bar Red Hook NY, Atwood’s Tavern in Boston, Jamey’s House of Music in Philadelphia, Moondogs in Auburn NY, 443 Social Club in Syracuse NY, Mohawk Place in Buffalo NY, the Beachland Ballroom Tavern in Cleveland, Montrose Saloon in Chicago, Melody Inn in Indianapolis, Byron’s and The V’ue in Iowa, Palmer’s Bar in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival in NYC, Cinema Bar in LA, The Lost Church (San Francisco & Santa Rosa), Soho in Santa Barbara, Pourhouse (San Diego), Henfling’s (Santa Cruz), Black Mountain Alehouse Black Mountain NC, Water Street Asheville NC,  Hickory Tavern Charlotte NC, Summer Solstice Festival Red Boiling Springs TN, Stella’s Elixir Lounge Huntsville TN, The Gaslight St Louis, Cannibal & Craft Little Rock Arkansas, Hernando’s Hideaway Memphis, and the 7th Annual American Roots Hoedown and numerous other local events in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Soundcheck at Roots and Boots Country Music Festival Aug 6th 2022

Cinema Bar, Los Angeles 2022 Photo by Amilia K Spicer

 

Mike Younger’s music draws from a diversity of genres and traditions ranging from the socially conscious topical folk troubadours of the depression era to the bluesmen of the Mississippi Delta and the rocknroll provocateurs of the 60s & 70s. 
His newest album Burning The Bigtop Down (featuring Levon Helm and members of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section) has been recognized among the best of 2021 by Clave De Rock (Spain), Round And Sound Radio (Netherlands) and among the most played of 2021 by WMOT Nashville.

Beachland Ballroom Tavern, Cleveland August 2nd 2022

 


His work has been featured and reviewed by such notable publications as: No Depression, LA Times, Glide Magazine, The Nashville Scene, The East Nashvillian, Jazz Weekly, Indie Spotlight, Liverpool Sound & Vision, Midwest Record Entertainment, Americana Highways, New Noise Magazine, All About Jazz, Red Dirt Report, Elmore Magazine, NYS Music, Hollywood Soapbox, Adobe And Tears, The Alternate Root, Country Jukebox, The Chronicle Herald, Lonesome Highway, Keys And Chords, Music Morsels, Rootstime, and many others.
His songs Together and Poisoned Rivers have placed in the International Songwriters Contest and in The John Lennon Songwriting Contest. The lyrics of his song Together have been included in the John Denver Peace Cloth.
Mike has co-billed with such notables as : Keller Williams, Umphries McGee, Nanci Griffith, BR549, Asleep At The Wheel, Lucy Kaplansky, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Kenny Wayne Shephard, Kansas, Patterson Hood, Mike Farris, Jenn Christie and many others.

 

 


Mr Younger has had the honor of performing on some very coveted stages including:

The Kennedy Center, Washington DC w/ NAEH
Boston Greenfest @ Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston MA
The Ryman Auditorium @ Nashville TN
Brooklyn Americana Music Fest @ DUMBO NYC
Music City Roots @ The Factory, Franklin TN
The Water Is Life Expo @ The McCree Theatre, Flint MI
American Roots Hoedown @ Nashville TN
Isis Music Hall @ Asheville NC
Summer Solstice Festival @ Red Boiling Springs TN
The Ram’s Head Tavern @ Annapolis MD
Jazz Festival @ New Orleans LA
The Beacon Theatre @ NYC
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater @ Bloomington IN
The Birchmere @ Washington DC
The Showbox @ Seattle WA
Hibiscus Festival @ Port Charlotte FLA
Hard Rock Cafe @ Los Angeles CA
Mockingbird Theatre @ Franklin TN
Livestock Festival @ Roanoke VA
The Mercy Lounge @ Nashville TN
The OG Family Wash @ Nashville TN
Smithe’s Olde Bar @ Atlanta GA
Red Clay Music Foundry @ Duluth G.A

 

STREAM  Burning The Bigtop Down (2021),  or  Little Folks Like You And Me (2017) BY CLICKING ON EITHER OF THE GRAPHICS BELOW 

443 Social Club Syracuse NY on August 5th 2022 (l-r) Jesse Thompson, Mike, Andrew Nesbitt

QUOTES

“…Soulfully singing about themes that matter more and more to our present day world…” – The Legendary Roy Peak, Rocking Magpie

“No-shit poetic realism” – Rodney Crowell

“He’s the next of us…” – Nanci Griffith

“Casual mastery that comes out of difficult times” – Edd Hurt, The Nashville Scene

“Taken in tandem, Burning The Bigtop Down adds up to one searing set of songs” –Lee Zimmerman, Indie Spotlight 

“Earnest, authentic r&b inflected rock…” – All About Jazz
 
“Both timeless and remarkably of the moment…” – New Noise Magazine
 
“Persistence pays off…” – Glide Magazine
 
“Impeccably recorded…” – Americana Highways

Thanks and deepest gratitude to all the superb stations and programmers that have given Mike Younger’s Burning The Bigtop Down a little love and airplay!!! Special thanks to these reporting stations:

KFAI-FM Minneapolis,  Americana Boogie Radio Salem, Gimme Country San Francisco CA, GotRadio.com, KCSN-FM Northridge CA, KDNK-FM Carbondale CO, KHNS-FM Haines AK, KRCB-FM Santa Rosa CA, KRSH-FM Santa Rosa CA, KVMR-FM Nevada City CA, Ocean Beach Radio Newport OR, Radio Free Americana Charlottesville VA, WAMU-FM DC-MD, WCNI-FM New London CT, WERU-FM Bangor ME, WGCS-FM Goshen IN, WGWG (Gardner-Webb Univ) Boiling Springs NC, WHRV-FM Norfolk VA, WMKY-FM Morehead KY, WMOT-FM Murfreesboro TN, WBSD Burlington VT, WNMC-FM Traverse City MI, CHRW Canada, CKUT Canada, WFPK Louisville KY, WKZE Red Hook NY and WEVL Memphis TN, The Back Forty Radio, WXNA Nashville, WKZE Red Hook NY, KKFI Kansas City, WFUV Bronx NY….AND an extra special thank you to all the hometown love from WMOT Nashville !! Thanks guys and gals!! You are what keeps the world rockin’!!

Please let me know if your station needs to be added to this list – and know that I appreciate deeply all the support!!

Past Appearances

Jan 1st Bobby’s Idle Hour, Nashville TN

2023

Nov 18th Vinbero, Seattle WA

November 17th Al’s Den, Portland OR

Nov 4th 5Spot, Nashville TN

Oct 27th Desert Valley Concerts, Apache Junction AZ

Oct 24th Bigfoot Lodge, Los Angeles CA

Oct 21st Ramona Ranch Winery, Ramona CA

Oct 20th Cinema Bar, Los Angeles CA

Oct 12th 5Spot, Nashville TN

Sept 23rd Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge, Nashville TN

Sept 21st Love & Exile, Nashville TN

Sept 19th 5Spot, Nashville TN

Sept 15th Stony Brook Farm, Syria VA 

Sept 14th Union South, Bennington VT

August 27th Worthen Attic, Lowell MA

Aug 26th Square Root, Boston MA

Aug 25th Sunny’s Bar, Brooklyn NY

August 24th Little Market Cafe, Ellicott City MD

August 23rd Durty Nellie’s, Charlottesville VA

August 5th Pattenburg House, Asbury NJ

August 4th Rockwood Music Hall, NYC

August 3rd Sunny’s Bar, Brooklyn NY

July 30th Yellow Barn Concerts, Hammond NY

July 29th Declaration Park, Seneca Falls NY

July 28th Knapper’s Canalside Pub & Music Cafe, Penn Yan NY

July 27th Moondog’s Lounge, Auburn NY

July 26th Mohawk Place, Buffalo NY

July 23rd The V’ue, Clinto IA

July 22nd Byron’s, Pomeroy IA

July 21st Palmer’s Bar, Minneapolis MN

July 20th The Fox Den, Dubuque IA

July 19th Red Rooster, Madison WI

July 18th, O’Donaghue’s, Milwaukee WI

July 15th Montrose Saloon, Chicago IL

July 14th The Stagger Inn, Edwardsville IL

June 19th Wayne County 4H Fair, Richmond IN

 
May 18th East Side Bowl
Nashville TN
 
May 5th & 6th Punta Gorda Hibiscus Festival
Punta Gorda FL
 
May 4th Lightnin’ Salvage
Gainesville FL
 
April 28th  Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge
Nashville TN
 
April 28th  Third & Lindsley (WMOT 89.5 FM Live Broadcast Show)
Nashville TN
 
April 23rd Porchella – Tom Tom Festival
Charlottesville VA
 
March 16th  The Five Spot
Nashville TN
 
Feb 23rd  East Side Bowl
Nashville TN
 
Feb 4th Montrose Saloon 
Chicago IL
 
Feb 3rd Duke’s Indy
Indianapolis IN
 
2022
 
Dec 14th East Side Bowl
Nashville TN
 
Oct 12th 5Spot
Nashville TN
 
Oct 9th
Cinema Bar
Los Angeles CA
 
Oct 8th 
Henflings
Santa Cruz CA
 
Oct 7th
The Lost Church
Santa Rosa
 
Oct 6th
The Lost Church 
San Francisco
 
Oct 4th
Schooner’s
Cayucos CA
 
Oct 3rd
Soho
Santa Barbara CA
 
Oct 2nd
TRiP Santa Monica
Los Angeles CA
 
Oct 1
Cinema Bar
Los Angeles CA
 
Sept 30th
The Pourhouse 
Oceanside CA
 
Sept 29th 
Urban Press Winery
Burbank CA
 
Sept 18th
Palmer’s Bar
Minneapolis MN
 
Sept 17th
Byron’s
Pomeroy IA
 
Sept 16th
The V’ue
Clinton IA
 
Sept 15th
Montrose Saloon
Chicago IL
 
Sept 14th
5 Spot
Nashville TN
 
Aug 13th
Jamey’s House Of Music
Philadelphia PA
 
Aug 12th 
Sunny’s Bar
Red Hook NY
 
Aug 11th
The Cutting Room
NYC 
 
Aug 10th
Atwood’s Tavern
Boston MA
 
Aug 6th
Roots and Boots Country Music Festival
Canandaigua NY
 
Aug 5th
443 Social Club
Syracuse NY
 
Aug 4th 
Moondog’s 
Auburn NY
 
Aug 3rd 
Mohawk Place
Buffalo NY
 
Aug 2nd
Beachland Ballroom Tavern 
Cleveland OH
 
July 1st
The Melody Inn 
Indiannapolis IN
 
June 23rd
The 5 Spot
Nashville TN
 
June 18th
Solstice Festival
Red Boiling Springs TN
 
June 16th
Hernando’s Hideaway
Memphis, TN
 
May 22nd 
The Cabin @ Judy Creek
St Louis MO
 
May 18-22
Folk Alliance International
Kansas City MO
 
May 12th
Stella’s Elixir Lounge
Huntsville AL

Thursday, May 5th – Stella’s Elixir Lounger – Huntsville AL

Saturday, April 30th – The 5 Spot- Nashville TN

Saturday, April 23rd – Black Mountain Kitchen and Alehouse – NC

Friday, April 22nd – Hickory Tavern – Charlotte NC

Friday, April 15th – Hickory Tavern – Charlotte NC

Thursday, April 14th – Water Street – Asheville NC

Sunday, March 20th
South By Sunday Hill Country Jamboree
Hye TX
 
Saturday, March 19th
Grateful To Get Back Concert, SXSW
Austin TX
 
Friday, March 18th
Cannibal & Craft
Little Rock AR
 
Wed, JAN 26
A Midwinter’s Happy Hour at The Five Spot
Nashville TN
 
2021
 
Sat, NOV 6
The Last Waltz Tribute Concert at The Basement East
Nashville TN
 
Sun, OCT 17
Mike Younger Sunday Funday at Hernando’s Hideaway
Memphis, TN
 
Sat, OCT 16
Mike Younger Burning The Bigtop Down at Gaslight STL!
St. Louis, MO
 
Fri, OCT 15
Burning The Bigtop Down w/ Mike Younger & Crew @ The Big Apple
Murray, KY
 
Sat, OCT 9
Mike Younger joins The Fats Kaplin Gang! LIVE! The 5 Spot!
Nashville, TN
 
Sat, SEP 25
Magnolia Roads American Roots
Madison, TN
 
Wed, SEP 22
5 Spot Americana Music Conference Showcase
Nashville, TN
 
Sun, SEP 19
Skinny Dennis
Brooklyn, NY
 
Sat, SEP 18
Tinker Street Tavern
Woodstock, NY
 
Fri, SEP 17
Brooklyn Americana Festival 2021
Brooklyn, NY
 
Thu, SEP 16
Mike Younger Live @ Durty Nelly’s
Charlottesville, VA
 
Thu, SEP 2
Postcards with Jenny Van West Podcast@12:00 PM CDT
 
Thu, AUG 26
Burning the Bigtop Down Release Party
Nashville, TN
 
Fri, AUG 20
Radio KKFI, Tasty Brews Podcast@10:30 PM CDT
 
 
Thu, JUL 11, 2019
Mockingbird Theater
Franklin, TN
 
Fri, NOV 3, 2017
ISIS Restaurant & Music Hall
Asheville, NC
 
Fri, AUG 11, 2017
Boston City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA
 
Fri, JUL 21, 2017
The Family Wash
Nashville, TN
 
Thu, JUN 29, 2017
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA
 
Sat, MAY 13, 2017
5 Spot
Nashville, TN
 
Sat, MAR 25, 2017
McCree Theater
Flint, MI
 
Fri, MAR 24, 2017
555Arts
Detroit, MI
 
Sat, MAR 18, 2017
Bearded Iris Brewery
Nashville, TN