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Michael Jerome Browne

Sun. April 19th 2015 8pm doors at 7pm @  St. James Community Hall (All Ages) 8pm doors at 7pm
$20 ($16 members)
Tickets at: www.roguefolk.bc.ca, Rufus Guitar Shop, Highlife Records, Prussin Music Inc., Red Cat Records
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
Michael Jerome Browne, Canadian Folk Music Awards Solo Artist of the Year 2012 & 2008, Maple Blues Acoustic Artist Award Winner, Kerrville (Texas) New Folk Finalist, Three time Juno Award Nominee in both the roots/traditional and blues categories. Michael is a multi-instrumentalist, a songwriter, and a living encyclopedia of American Roots music.

"...one of the finest musicians who is well versed in so many interrelated genres when it comes to roots, Americana, blues, Cajun, you name it, Michael has got it under his belt in a big way and instruments in his backpack... Any chance I get to hear Michael and then play with him is a chance I'll leap at." - Eric Bibb, interview with Holger Petersen (Talking Music)

"SLIDING DELTA" is the new album on Borealis Records, available early in 2015. It is a tribute to his early influences, filled with his own personal interpretations of the rural blues of Mississippi John Hurt, Fred McDowell, Memphis Minnie, Skip James, Charley Patton, Blind Willie McTell and many others. Recorded live off the floor in three days, it features MJB on several 6- and 12-string guitars, 5-string banjo, mandolin and rack-harp. It also includes a duet with Eric Bibb recorded in Scotland while on tour.

http://www.michaeljeromebrowne.com/
http://roguefolk.bc.ca/concerts/ev15041920

Michael Jerome Browne

At 42 years old, Michael Jerome Browne has already established himself as a veritable high priest of traditional American Folk and Roots Music. Born in South Bend, Indiana, he picked up his first instruments, guitar and harmonica, at the age of 9. By his mid-teens, he was a prodigy of the folk scene in Montreal. He created a one-man band show which... more info
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