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To download PR items from my Dropbox:

  1. Downloads posters for shows: click here
  2. Download press photos: click here
  3. Download press kit: click here

Radio where Mike’s songs have rotation, or Mike has been interviewed:

Internet Radio

Video & TV

  • Busking with the Bridge 90.9 FM – Live video session from Folk Alliance
  • Fluke Takes – Chicago, IL (January 2015)
  • Fox 2 News Detroit, MI (2011)
  • Grand River Studio Sessions, LCC Radio & LCC TV, Lansing, MI (May 2015)
  • Library of Congress: 40th Anniversary Lomax Series at Folk Alliance 2016

Top Press: 

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More Press:

August 23, 2017 – Cleary hosting second Secunda Sounds music series – read here

May 8, 2017 – Mostly Midwest presents River Street Anthology video – watch here

May 5 & 6, 2017 – Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour airs on WVPE and other stations – listen here

April 21, 2017 – Ann Arbor Tonight, Episode 5: watch here

April 19, 2017 – “Turn it Down” feature in the Lansing City Pulse by Rich Tupica – read here

March 26, 2017 – You Sing, I Write feature by Annie Reuter – here

March 25, 2017 – “Vial returns to the Wild Rose Moon” front page feature, Pilot News, Plymouth Indiana, by James Masters

January 8, 2017 – The Back Porch on WVPE 88.1 FM picks A World That’s Bigger as a favorite from 2016 – here

Dec 18, 2016 – John Bommarito of 107.1 FM picks A World That’s Bigger as a favorite from 2016 – here

December 11, 2016  – “December Singles – More Acoustic” – Independent Clauses – here

Nov 19, 2016 – Live on the air of 89.1 FM Roots Music Project – podcast here

Oct 27, 2016 – “Singer hit by car before Ark show set to return to the stage” – mLive.com – by Martin Stagter – read here

Oct 23, 2016 – Live on the air of 107.1 FM Tree Town Sound – listen here

Oct 18, 2016 – A World That’s Bigger Interview – Deepcutz by Jeff Milo – read here

Oct 7, 2016 – Music & Mocha Series & Live broadcast from 107.1 FM, Ann Arbor

October 3, 2016 – Five years and over 1000 gigs later, Mike Vial drops new album – Michigan Radio interview & performance

August 10, 2016 – What is the sound of Michigan? – Riverstreet Anthology session article – read here & video

April 26, 2016 – “A debut is worth a thousand gigs” – Dayton City Paper by Justin Kreitzer – read here

April 22, 2016 – “Vial comes to Wild Rose Moon” The Pilot News by James Masters – read here

March 16, 2016 – “Christmas for Irish Musicians” – City Pulse interview by Ty Forquer – read here

March 14, 2016 – Interview on CJ’s Cafe on Max Ink Radio about my 1000th gig show

March 11, 2016 – “5 Spots to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day” – Lansing State Journal, by Anne Erickson – read here

February 19, 2016 – 90.9 FM The Bridge – Busking with the Bridge video session: watch here

Nov 13, 2015 – WCBE 90.5 FM, live interview & performance

November 11, 2015 – Craft the Show on WCBE 90.5 FM: listen to podcast here

October 9, 2015 – American Songwriter Magazine – Daily Discovery – read here

August 6, 2015 – ASCAP’s the Daily Brief – repost of “New Rules”

August 4, 2015 – Lefsetz Letter: Re-New Rules: read here

May 28, 2015 – Fearless Radio: Podcast, Chicago, IL – here

May 24, 2015 – TreeTownSound on 107.1 FM, Ann Arbor, MI

May 11, 2015 – WXOU 88.3 FM, Oakland University, Rochester, MI – live interview

May 8, 2015 – LCC-TV, broadcast of Grand River Studio Session

May 8, 2015 – LCC Radio 89.7 FM, live interview

May 6, 2015 – LCC Radio’s M897 Artist Spotlight, by Sarah Spohn – here

April 1, 2015 – Ann Arbor’s Great Divide, Part 2: How We Can Reintegrate Our Metro – Concentrate, by Natalie Burg – here

March 13, 2015 – 6 ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – Lansing State Journal, by Anne Erickson – here

March 2, 2015 – Pull the Plug podcast review of Hamilton show – here 

January 27,  2015 – Folk the Police mixes hip hop and folk, by Christian Kennedy via Michigan Dailyhere

October 29, 2014 – Interview and concert broadcast on EJ’s Cafe on Max Ink Radio

September 11, 2014 – SeedsofMusic.com video interview – here

June 4, 2014 – “Chelsea Sights & Sounds return for 10th Season” – Chelsea Standardhere

April 14, 2014 – “Stamps event engages future talent” – Michigan Dailyhere

December 27, 2013 – 7 Tips from Fulltime Indie Musicians – Hypebothere

December 23, 2013 –  How 10 Musicians Make Good Livings in Today’s Music Industry, by Ari Herstand – here

August 13, 2013 – Song single, “Love Birds” featured on Pull the Plug Podcast

July 17, 2013 – Common Ground 2013 Highlight Reel video by Jane Sugiyama – here

July 11, 2013 – Chelsea Standard: Chelsea Sights & Sound Festival photos by Nichole Seguin- here

July 5, 2013 – Lansing State Journal: Common Ground Festival a definite highlight for local bands – by Anne Erickson – here

April 30, 2013 – Awesome Mitten interview – “Happy Hour in the Mitten with Natalie Burg & Mike Vial” by Jake Cagle – here

April 1, 2013 – New Driven Radio spins “Reaching Back”

March 26, 2013 – Noisetrade features Mike Vial in their “New & Notable” list, and Mike Vial’s song “Reaching Back” makes the top downloads list that week.

March 20, 2013 – SERFA announced Mike Vial is an official showcase artist at their May conference.

January 18, 2013 – Mike Vial performs on LCC Radio 89.7 and their live concert broadcasted at the Grand Cafe in Old Town, Lansing, MI.

January 15, 2013 – Interview at Round Magazine: here

January 12, 2013 –  Interview at Tims52gigs.com: here

December 31, 2013 – Middle of the Mitten Festival, “5 for 5 with Mike Vial” – here

December 10, 2012 – Lansing State Journal, Noise Blog: Streaming “Reaching Back” by Anne Erickson

December 6, 2012 – AJ’s Chicago Style blog featured “Reaching Back” this week. Thanks, AJ!

December 5, 2012 – Pull the Plug Podcast (Kitchner, Ontario, CA) plays “Reaching Back.” (54 minutes into the show.) Thanks, Shannon, Justin, and Justin!

December 5, 2012 – Radio Crystal Blue – “Empty Cup” is played in Dan Herman’s weekly roots music podcast this week: listen here:

December 4, 2012 – Listen to the Mitten – Feature of “Reaching Back”

December 3, 2013 – Arctic Sounds at WKUF 94.3 debuted “Reaching Back.” Show hosted by Matt Coggins.

October 17, 2012 – Pull the Plug Podcast – Live, acoustic performances of “Damn Fine Day,” “I Just Want to Be Your Last,” “Only the Rain Knows Why,” and “I Will.”

October 13, 2012 – 103.7 FM – CFBU hosted by David Burnham; live interview and performance of Mike Vial and Paul Federici

August 25, 2012 – City Pulse: Pump It Up written by Rich Tupica – read here

July 8, 2012 – WPRB 103.3 FM features songs from Where the Sand Meets the Tide – here

March 18, 2012 – Lansing State Journal article: “Married–and made in Michigan” written by Tricia Bobeda – read here

March 9, 2012 – Blogger write-up at Big Medicine featuring two videos: read here

March 7, 2012 – Phone interview with and two songs featured at Betty Lemonade’s show at 88.1 the Escape in Canton, MI.

March 1, 2012 – Live performance and interview on Pam Rossi’s show – uDetroit.com – http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/20805998

Feb 14, 2012 – “Music food for love for Michigan-centric pair” – Detroit Free Press by Alexandra Bahou –  http://on.freep.com/zWPVXg

Feb 13, 2012 – Live performance of “Damn Fine Day” on Mike and Jon’s Morning Show for WHMI 93.5 & interview about the Howell Opera House “Restore the Glory” campaign; and article write up here

Feb 10, 2012 – “Musician lends a hand” – by Frank Konkel at Livingston Daily Press & Argus – here

Feb. 6, 2012 – “Sales of local musician’s new song benefit Howell Opera House campaign” – Livingston Postread here

Jan 31, 2012 – Music Spotlight blog at  Your Stylist AJ – http://yourstylistaj.tumblr.com/mv

Jan 30, 2012 – Digital Tour Bus – Tour Tips by Mike Vial – http://digtb.com/mikevial

Jan 23, 2012 – “Day 232 – Mike Vial”  AwesomeMitten.com written by Hayley Serr – read here

Jan 20, 2012 –  Live performance and interview at FearlessRadio.com – listen to the recorded podcast here

Jan 17, 2012 – Featured artist at WDET Ann Delisi’s Essential Listening Party at the Majestic Cafe

Jan 9, 2012 – Mike’s “Made a Mess” was played on RocklandWorldRadio.com on the New Music Monday podcast at 3 PM EST.

Dec 26, 2011 – 10 Must-Have Lansing Albums for 2011 – Lansing State Journal Noise Section –  by Anne Erickson – here

Dec 12, 2011 – Mike Vial’s song “Made a Mess” was featured at Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Listening Party (WDET 101.5) at the Majestic Cafe

Dec 7 & 8, 2011 – Mike Vial’s EP Where the Sand Meets the Tide made NoiseTrade.com‘s top download list.

Nov 28, 2011 – “Cyber Monday Local Music Pick – MV’s EP” – Lansing Noise Blog from the LSJ by Anne Erickson – here

Nov 23, 2011 – “Where the Sand Meets the Tide EP Review” – Lansing State Journal by Anne Erickson- here

Nov 21, 2011 – “Holly’s Mike Vial sets sail on new career ” by Ryan Houldsworth- HHS Press here

Nov 18, 2011 – Live performance and interview on Fox 2 News Detroit – here

Nov 14, 2011 – Live performance at the Green Couch Sessions blog with Jason Kotarski

Nov 13, 2011 – Internet Radio Interview at Folk It Show with host Tom Saunders for A3radio.com.

Nov 9, 2011 – Review of When the Sand…EP by Brent Callwood in Metrotimes City Slang – http://blogs.metrotimes.com/index.php/2011/11/city-slang-weekly-music-review-roundup-21/

Nov. 4, 2011 – Interview with Green Couch Blog by Jason Kotarski – “Shifting Sand: An Interview with Mike Vial”

Oct. 26, 2011 – Guest Blogger for CDBaby  – 3 Tips to Keeping Your Guitar Humidified

Oct 4, 2011 – Chizzy’s CAM Show @ uDetroit Cafe

Sept/Oct 2011 – American Songwriter Magazine Vol.26 No. 6, page 14 – Letters/Tweet Smarts section

July 20, 2011 – Pam Rossi’s Internet Radio Show @ uDetroit Cafe

March 31, 2011 – Guest Blogger for CDBaby – 3 Steps to Better Facebook Event Page Titles

August 8, 2010 – Interview and Live Performance on 88.1 FM the Escape

August 3, 2010 – Argus-Press, Owosso, MI

August 2, 2010 – Les Zaldor’s Unleashed Podcast Interview

July  19, 2010  – LLIC Magazine

  • Mike Vial is LLIC Magazine‘s “Musician Pick of the Week”

August 24, 2009 – Show 130 The Open Mic Cafe (Live @ the White Crow in Saginaw)

August 21, 2009 – Fearless Radio Interview and Live Performance

August 4, 2009 – 89.1 FM – WIDR Interview, performance, and showcase concert at the Strutt in Kalamazoo, MI

June 7, 2009 – Fenton Tri-County Times

  • Profile article by Anna Troppens: HHS Teacher to live ‘like a rock star

May 2009 – Fenton Tri-County Times

  • Barber Benefit Show Concert

March 3, 2008 – WAAM 1600 AM Live Performance – host Joe Gagnon

February 9, 2006 – Holly Community Voice

  • Profile: “The Music Man” by Casey Lambert