Here’s a “sneak-peak” of one of the tracks from newest Cd work in progress: “Blue Cedar Dreams”: Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell - performed by Mike Willis & Michael Thompson.
Howdy Folks …Happy New Year !
UPCOMING FUN !
On Sunday, October 29th, 2017; I will be performing for the 60th Anniversary of the Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church celebration picnic. Phil Hayden, the Musicial Director of the church will be celebrating 13yrs. of service & also be performing a couple of tunes. Hudson Memorial is located at 4921 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. Phone for Phil Hayden: (919) 931-5327. Email: email@example.com. Phil & I met at the Wide Open Bluegrass event in Raleigh a couple of weeks ago & I'm familiar w/ his work; my Bassist, Bob Hedrick, played in the Praise Band for the church a number of years.
The picnic should begin somewhere around 5:45-6:00pm. I will begin playing about the same time. I plan to play a cool-variety of tunes (and instruments) and it should prove to be a GRAND TIME FOR ALL ! HOPE TO SEE YA THERE !
On April 8th 2017, a Saturday in Uptown Roxboro, Piedmont Community College’s Fine Arts Program will be sponsoring their “STEPN2theARTZ”, putting together a festival honoring all things “Home-Grown” in NC. Michael will be performing with a "Re-Union” of the original “Nickels to Diamonds” musical group featuring a marvelous set of Tarheel bred musicians. On guitar will be long-time friend and "RG" Supreme Dan Wolber (see & listen to Dan on Musicians page under "The 3rd Man"); On bass will be long-time friend, superb player & original "Nickels to Diamonds" member, Bob Hedrick, also listed on website Musicians page; Frank Harrison (also original "N to D" member will be on mandolin; And holdin' it all together will be yoursTruly Michael Thompson on guitar, dobro, & banjo.
SHOW STARTS AT 2pm. HOPE TO SEE YA THERE !
Michael continues to teach guitar, banjo & other fretted instrument lessons at the newly renovated Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in downtown Roxboro, NC.
Please call (336) 597-1709 Tues-Sat. 1:00pm-5pm for more information regarding Gallery showings, music & art lessons, theater-shows, summer camps and more “big-fun” being offered at the Kirby Complex.
Stay Tuned for more “Latest-News” & the new Website construction.
For performances & musical-offerings CONTACT: Michael@FarmJazz.com