What’s Happening

MerleFest Radio – Live preview

Join MerleFest Radio host, Steve Johnson, as he provides a sneak preview of his upcoming interview with Mike Aiken and Amy Aiken. Live from the studio in Wilkesboro, NC. Catch the interview and more tunes on the MerleFest Radio Hour, Sunday, March 11, 6-7 pm on WNCW 88.7 FM Wilkesboro. Catch a sneak Facebook Live [...]

By | 2018-03-02T20:07:57+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|What's Happening|Comments Off on MerleFest Radio – Live preview

Live on the Little Toe and Frankie Show

What a hoot! These guys are great! WAME is just a great station in downtown Statesville, friendly crew of welcoming music-lovers. Mike and Amy stopped in for a visit mid-day, played a few songs and chatted about what's been happening. Check out the full Facebook video here.

By | 2018-03-02T20:07:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|What's Happening|Comments Off on Live on the Little Toe and Frankie Show

Mike Nominated for Best Country Act – Veer Music Award

Mike is honored to be nominated for Veer Magazine's Best Country award. Mike's "VIRGINIA" video is also up for Best Video. Cast your vote daily for BEST VIDEO and BEST COUNTRY ACT here. Thank you! FACT:Did you know that Mike's seventh studio album, WAYWARD TROUBADOUR, will be released this Spring? https://youtu.be/xuy_YlqR6N8

By | 2018-01-09T20:28:02+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Press, What's Happening|Comments Off on Mike Nominated for Best Country Act – Veer Music Award

VIRGINIA Video Nominated for Best Video – Veer Music Award

Mike's latest video 'Virignia', about the Commonwealth he calls home, is up for Best Video in the 7th Annual Veer Music Awards. Mike is also up for Best Country Act. Cast your vote daily for BEST VIDEO and BEST COUNTRY ACT here. Thank you! FACT:Did you know that the song 'VIRGINIA' is on Mike's CAPTAINS [...]

By | 2018-01-09T16:12:08+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Press, What's Happening|Comments Off on VIRGINIA Video Nominated for Best Video – Veer Music Award

Mike’s Holiday Videos

Treat yourself to Mike's Almost Christmas video. This song (and video) are on the way to becoming classics. https://youtu.be/SxfeLuBG4lA And for some silly fun (and an educational Holiday recipe) with Mike's Egg Nog video, featuring chef Mike and his trusty companion Lightning. https://youtu.be/CF0J-u7IgO4  

By | 2017-12-15T17:05:33+00:00 December 15th, 2017|What's Happening|Comments Off on Mike’s Holiday Videos

AIKEN & FRIENDS FEST NEWS…

Festival Time... We have a fresh look to the website. Please visit and share, far and wide. AikenAndFriendsFest.com. Read all about both festivals, the artists, the opportunities to play, to listen, to shop... then make the wise choice to come to both! Read all the news here.

By | 2017-08-01T12:24:50+00:00 July 30th, 2017|What's Happening|Comments Off on AIKEN & FRIENDS FEST NEWS…

Georgia’s On My Mind – Upcoming Dates

Mike and his Tall Tales Troubadours will be heading to Georgia March 10-11 for two shows. Looking forward to spreading some Aiken-style Roots, Americana love with new tunes and trusty favorites. March 10 - Crimson Moon, Dahlonega, GA   TICKETS March 11 -  Opening for the BELLAMY BROTHERS - Mill Town Music Hall, Breman, GA [...]

By | 2017-03-01T20:07:01+00:00 March 1st, 2017|What's Happening|Comments Off on Georgia’s On My Mind – Upcoming Dates

Reviews

"A performer loved by audiences."
- Virginia Commission for the Arts
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"Mike is something of a floating John Prine crossed with Ry Cooder." - Sail Magazine
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"Great show! Very happy with Mike, we will have him back."
- Joshua M. Freeman Foundation

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