Mike Jones is an American singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist based in Leesburg, Virginia. With a roots-rock/Americana focus, Mike Jones plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, and rock music and is known for his unique guitar-playing, vocals and live performances.
He has shared the stage with many artists including Urge Overkill, Yngwie Malmsteen, The Answer, Reignwolf, Hoots and Hellmouth, Taddy Porter, American Bang, The Parlor Mob , Matt Mays and El Torpedo, The Petticoat Tea Room, The Doughboys, The London Souls, and many more.
Jones has appeared at legendary venues along the East Coast such as The State Theatre, The Fillmore East, DC9, The Velvet Lounge, The Rock & Roll Hotel, Kenny’s Castaways (NYC), Kalypso’s, The Tortoise and Hare, Fat Tuesday’s, and The Tally Ho Theater.
Mike Jones began releasing music in Washington, DC with the band "The Jones," which he founded in 2002 with Rich Russman (Bass Guitar) and George Belton (Drums). He also co-founded another band "The Virginia Southpaws," with Rich Russman 2018.
Mike Jones is always making music, tapping on something, singing a melody, or strumming a guitar. Notable influences include Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), Ben Harper, Neil Young, Ryan Adams, Tyler Childers, and Colter Wall.. Lately, Jones is focused on writing and recording a debut collection of songs.
MUSIC AND VIDEOS
WILD HEART "CALAMITY JANE"
"At just under five minutes, the song is a slower introspective song that could easily be about a lost love; about the kind of falling in love that causes us to recognize we are becoming different people, or that we already are." - ALCHEMICAL RECORDS, 09/27/2020