Singer-songwriter Mike Aiken announces fall tour dates in support of his latest CD, Wayward Troubadour, on Northwind Records and he’s making a stop in Asheville on Sunday, Oct. 6.
In addition to his vocals and stellar guitar work, the band that Aiken put together for Wayward Troubadour included friends David Roe on bass (Jerry Reed, Chet Atkins, Johnny Cash), Kenny Vaughan on electric and acoustic guitars (Marty Stuart), and guest writers/ vocalists Henry Paul (Outlaws, Blackhawk, Henry Paul Band) and Chris P James (Burrito Brothers). Other musicians on the sessions are Aiken’s wife, Amy — vocals, rubboard, African gourd, congas, tambourine and assorted noisemakers; Tom Hurst – drums; Michael Webb — Hammond B3 organ; Ben Probus – fiddle; Skip DeRupa — guiro, jaw harp; Randall Thomas — background vocals; and Tim Buppert — guest vocals.
Come hear the band live at The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. in downtown Asheville. Visit www.thegreyeagle.com.