Biography

Mike Lynch Biography  2014:

From the canals of southern Ontario, comes old school country with classy and fun songs about life and love.   Mike Lynch brings soul and honesty to a genre almost forgotten.

Mike Lynch is no stranger to hard work and has miles of road-tested performances across Canada. With many cross-Canada tours under his belt, Mike has appeared with Fred Eaglesmith, Skydiggers, Jason McCoy, Great Big Sea, Charlie Major, Clayton Bellamy, and a host of others.
Many have described Mike as a “New Traditionalist”. He prefers to draw his major influences from the great masters of country music like Conway Twitty, Hank Williams, and good ol’ Canadian boy Stompin’ Tom Connors. Mike’s secret weapon is his deadly sense of humour, leaving audiences rolling in the aisles only to break it up with a heart-wrenching tune about lost love or world peace.

Mike Lynch has been writing, recording, and performing his own music for nearly 15 years, but if you ask him about that he would probably say: “Heck, I’m just getting’ started!”

  • 1996: Mike released the ‘Hictown’ album, distributed through Page Music.

  • 2000: Mike recorded his second CD ‘Shindigg’, which garnered 2 charting singles in the Canadian Top 100.

  • 2002: Mike released the live recording: ‘Singer-Songwriter Night’.

  • 2007: Mike’s most successful record to date, ‘MJL Was Here’, was released, selling more than 1500 copies “Off the back of a truck”

  • 2009: Release of the “unplugged” acoustic CD ‘Entertainer Tonight’ .

  • 2011: his sixth album has been recorded in his Niagara Region stomping grounds and produced by multiple platinum producer Brian Allen!

  • 2013: Mike transitioned with a crooner album called conveniently “Transitions”..

  • 2015: With a reel to reel machine at his disposal, Mike brings back the old sound with his latest recording Real to Reel.  Due for release in summer of 2015..

You can buy Mike’s music at Maple music:  www.maplemusic.com