This was my father’s trumpet. It’s beat, bent, and busted. But I just blew it here in Pine Hollow Studios so we could put some distant notes behind a song. Long time ago, in the essay “Scarlet Ribbons,” I wrote about how Dad’s trumpet playing altered the course of my life. After five minutes in…View post
Full video of the Long Beds “30 Minute Music Hour” live recording session. It’ll be remixed for broadcast in 2019, but this raw feed version is available right here, right now. I hope you like the songs, but above all I hope you see how much we enjoy sharing the stage. Thank you to the…View post
Contents, left front jeans pocket this morning. Much fun strumming at Pablo Center at the Confluence last night. Thank you to everyone (SOLD OUT!) who took the time to join us, thank you to all the staff, and thank you to the Long Beds who have my back in every sense. Viroqua Masonic Center tonight…View post
Mike will be hitting the road again late summer and we hope you can join him at one of the many upcoming readings or Long Beds concerts. Visit www.sneezingcow.com/events for updates and details. AUG 21, 2018 6:30 PM Michael Perry & Long Bed feat. MARY CUTRUFELLO Rush River Brewery, River Falls, WI Book discussion followed…View post
Played my songs this weekend surrounded by musicians who push me, are patient with me, and who have provided me with a whole other slice of delicious life. I like to think working a little off-balance keeps me from running the same old ruts. I know my bass player can relate.