Author Archives: Mike Buchman

New song

Here’s a new number inspired by this political moment and the woman I love…

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Fall Shows!

The Tumbleweed Music Festival is returning from two years of pandemic-virtual presentations and will be live again this year in lovely Howard Amon Park on the shore of the Columbia River in Richland WA. I have a solo set Saturday, … Continue reading

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Thank god for Grumpy D’s virtual Open Mic

Fucking pandemic. My band Don’t Think Twice was just getting our tunes tight and booking more gigs. Singing 4-part harmonies with Steve, Raya and Megan was such a good time, as was learning to play the bass to broaden our … Continue reading

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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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