October 8th @ 7:30pm
As a singer/songwriter, Mike Blakely has released 11 CDs, performed all over the U.S., and has made16 European tours.
His songs have been recorded by Gary P. Nunn, Red Steagall, and many others. He has also published 17 books released
by major publishers. One of his co-written tunes landed on a Grammy Award-winning album by Flaco Jimenez in 1995.
Another was played on the orbiting International Space Station in 2007. Mike is a two-time winner of Western Writers
of America’s Spur Award – once for best western novel of the year, and once for best western song of the year. Mike
spent many years touring with his dance band, but now plays more shows as a solo or duo artist, playing house concerts,
festivals and private parties.
“Blakely is a consummate artist whose superb ability to capture an audience only serves to
highlight his songwriting skills... which approach brilliance.” ~ Buddy Case, "The Loft", Enola Arkansas
Millbend Coffeehouse, a part of
the social outreach of
Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church, meets the 2nd
Saturday of every month and is a smoke free, family friendly
environment. Recommended Donation: $20.00 Adults; Children Under 12: $4. (Child
care available). **Ticket prices for some shows may be
higher, which will be reflected on the
Advance Ticket Purchase page.**
Gourmet Fair Trade coffee and a variety of
pastries and snacks is available in our Kitchen during each show.
All proceeds after expenses benefit a local charity decided
by audience vote.
For additional information, to reserve
seats, or to inquire about performing/opening at Millbend
Coffeehouse, please contact us by
Pat (936) 499-9559 or
Teresa (281) 350-3052.
Thank you for being visitor
to the Millbend
Coffeehouse web page