Author Archives: Mike Buchman

New tune: Two Days Down the Line

Here’s a new song about a contemporary right of passage, getting your first coronavirus test! I started writing it in the car on the way home, and finished it just before I got my results. You have to listen to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Labor Day at the Tumbleweed Music Festival!

The pandemic forced the legendary Tumbleweed Music Festival into virtual mode this year, and I’m happy to be playing one of the singer-songwriter showcase stages! The Tumbleweed crew has done an amazing job building a virtual festival that captures the … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Twice!

For the 4 months prior to the COVID lock-down, I’ve had the extreme pleasure of forming a band with a group of friends: Don’t Think Twice. A cross-generational group, we bonded over simpatico tastes in music and a love of … Continue reading

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Return to Tumbleweed!

I’ll be playing the Tumbleweed Music Festival in bucolic Howard Amon Park in Richland, Washington this Labor Day weekend! My set is Sunday, September 1, 2019, on the West Stage from 5:45-6:30pm. Tumbleweed is a truly magical event, driven by … Continue reading

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Barrel-aged Folk & Pop at Northwest Cellars June 14

Steve Polyak and I are at Northwest Cellars for our only spring show, Friday June 14th from 5:30-8:30pm. Steve is a great harmony singer and we’ve worked up a mix of heartfelt and quirky originals and tasty covers for you. … Continue reading

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Mike & Steve’s Antidote to Black Friday

Steve Polyak and I return to Grumpy D’s Friday, November 24,  7-9pm. 7001 15th Ave. NW. No cover, all ages! Join us for an evening of intimate music, good friends, long-distance family, good eats and drinks. And music, from deeply … Continue reading

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Heading back to Tumbleweed!

I’m thrilled to be playing the 2017 Tumbleweed Music Festival, this Labor Day Weekend, in bucolic Howard Amon Park on the shores of the mighty Columbia River in Richland, WA. I’ve got a set 5:30pm on Sunday, Sept. 3 at … Continue reading

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Updated pic

Oh shit, I grew a beard and never updated all the pics. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss… Played a great gig last month as a benefit for the family of Joe Misuda, Victory Music President who … Continue reading

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Wild-crafted songs at the Couth

I’ll be joining the lovely and talented Bill Davie an evening of wild-crafted-crafted, hand-formed, organic, locally-sourced songs! Drop on by and grab a fistful of sound and mixed metaphors! Warning: this performance may contain banjos. Saturday Sept 20 @ The … Continue reading

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Catch me if you can & early heads up

Only fall gig My only fall gig is this Saturday, Oct. 5th, as part of a Songwriters in Seattle showcase at the Couth Buzzard. This festival of song starts at 7:30. I’ll be joined by Susan Elliott, Chris Mitchell and … Continue reading

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