I would imagine that many towns with enough musicians has open mic events. Our does. Some of them are truly open... arrive, jump on a sign up list, play. Some of them are curated... anyone can play, but you must…
Dayton Ohio’s Mike Bankhead is an artist’s artist in every sense of the word. While most know him as a bass player and songwriter, Bankhead has unlimited reach and talent. All of this is wrapped up in a man whose raw passion for the art bleeds through everything he does. Humble enough the Ohio artist has experience writing music for full band compositions, guitar rock, and multilingual accompaniments. “That said, rock music with solid hooks, distorted guitar, some dissonance and vocal harmonies is my sweet spot when I’m listening to music and I really like making songs that have those sounds,” Bankhead explains. With 2022 beginning, Mike Bankhead has no intention of slowing down as he has multiple projects and creative endeavors in the works. Now’s the time to catch up on Bankhead’s work.
Mike Bankhead is currently hard at work recording a concept EP that takes a close look at Black experiences and emotions and plans to release it in 2022.