Michael Cleveland

Award Winner

12-Time IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year
(Michael Cleveland)

7-Time Instrumental Group of the Year
(Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper)

“He plays fearless and it’s intoxicating to play with him because he makes you play fearless. It’s wicked to see how much music he pulls out of a bow. He’s untouchable.”

Vince Gill,

Country Music Hall of Fame Member

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Flamekeeper welcomes Nathan Livers

We're proud to announce that our new mandolin player is Nathan Livers! Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Nathan has a wealth of experience playing and singing bluegrass in a variety of great bands, and we're thrilled that he's joined Flamekeeper. For more info on our...

Mike wins second SPBGMA top fiddler award!

A message from Mike Cleveland: "I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of the folks who voted for me for SPBGMA's Fiddle Performer of the Year this year. This is the second time I've won this award and it means a lot to me. I wasn't able to be at the awards but...

Happy New Year!

Just a note to wish you all a happy and healthy 2012, from all of us here at Flamkeeeper. We've got some great shows lined up this year, including a return to the Joe Val near festival near Boston next month, a trip to Switzerland in March, and Bean Blossom this...

Champagne and Bluegrass!

For those of you in the Nashville, Tennessee, area, don't miss Mike Bub's New Year's Eve tonight at The Station Inn with Mike Bub, Dan Tyminski, Jeff White, Michael Cleveland, Billy Thomas, Jimmy Stewart, and Charlie Cushman. Starts at 9 pm, costs $25 per person and...

Take fiddle lessons from Mike in the Louisville area

Jeff Guernsey's Conservatory of Music is proud to announce that Michael Cleveland has joined the staff for 2012 offering master classes to intermediate and advanced fiddle students. Classes will take place on Tuesdays throughout 2012. The Conservatory of Music is...


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The Band

Mike Cleveland: Vocals, Fiddle
Josh Richards: Vocals, Guitar
Nathan Livers: Vocals, Mandolin
Jasiah Shrode: Vocals, Banjo
Chris Douglas: Vocals, Bass

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