Author Archives: Mike Buchman

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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13 in 13?

For the past two years, I’ve been the Third Alternate to the finalists of the Tumbleweed Songwriting Competition. Kind of like being 13 out of 10 (well, ok, 13 out of the 50-60 submissions each year), but who’s counting? This … Continue reading

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Swapping songs with Ginny Reilly and Jennifer and Dave from The Hayburners!

I’m thrilled to announce that on Friday, April 19th I’ll be hosting a Songwriters in the Round evening at the Couth Buzzard that features some amazingly talented performers! Ginny Reilly is the “Reilly” half of famed folk duo Reilly and … Continue reading

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New (Years) gig Saturday, January 12

I just got invited to join the bill for 2013’s inaugural gig at  Tacos Guaymas Y Mas, Lynnwood (on 196th, 1 block W of I-5 across from the Lynnwood Convention Center.) The show is Saturday, January 12, 2013, from 6-9pm. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Couth Buzzard!

Community meeting space par excellence, Couth Buzzard Bookstore, is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary on Sat. Dec 22. Poets, musicians and other performers from unknown to world famous are performing throughout the day. I’ve got a slot at 2:30 and will … Continue reading

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New gig, fresh talent

I’ve got a very special gig coming up Friday, Sept. 28th that I wanted to tell you about. One of the things I love about volunteering to MC and run sound at Victory Music open mics is the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The day the music died

I didn’t know Drew and Joe. I only saw them perform one time with Circus Contraption. I’ve only been to Café Racer a few times for take out coffee, a quick cup on the way from Trading Musician to somewhere … Continue reading

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