Evenings of Engagement @ your library with Mike Blakely
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5:30pm - 6;30pm
Vail Public Library
As a singer/songwriter, Mike Blakely has released 13 albums, has performed all over the U.S. and has done 16 tours throughout Europe. His songs have been recorded by Alan Jackson, Gary P. Nunn, Red Steagall, Flaco Jimenez and Raul Malo, John Arthur Martinez, Randy Brown, Geronimo Trevino III and Johnny Rodriguez, Johnny Bush, Jon Chandler, Bill Barwick and more.
A native Texan, Mike served in the U.S. Air Force in Albuquerque, N.M., and later earned his degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He released his first novel in 1988 and his first CD in 1995.
Mike is now a three-time winner of the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award – once for Best Western Novel of the Year, and twice for Best Western Song of the Year. His career as a novelist has lead to many non-traditional concerts at book stores, libraries, writers conferences and book clubs. This performer is sure to impress!
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.