Author Archives: Mike Buchman

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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March and April gigs!

Friday, March 3, 2012, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Songwriters in Seattle Showcase The Couth Buzzard, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. I’ll be sharing an intimate evening of original music with Steven Church, Cris Faget and the Lunabees, as well as … Continue reading

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Holiday folk frenzy at Taco Guaymas!

December 17 will be an evening for the ages, as impresario Ray Boyce has assembled a tremendous lineup of performing songwriters to put ring out the 2011 series of concerts at the Tacos Guaymas Y Mas in Lynnwood. We’ll be … Continue reading

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Fall schedule and Tumbleweed wrap-up

I’m really excited about my little Fall Tour for 2011! I’ll be sharing the stage with some songwriting legends, including Kat Eggleston and Bill Davie, at venues from Egan’s Ballard Jam House to the C&P Coffee Company. All the details … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mike Buchman Music!

“Looking through a window into the story of someone else’s life can be a real gift.  Mike Buchman’s heart is well connected to his familiar places and people, and his music dances with the joy of those connections. “Mike’s outside-the-box … Continue reading

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