With August in full view the 2015 RIFF Tour is well underway.  In the first half MC and the band made their annual trip up to Calgary and Edmonton in Canada and then performed in a multitude of new venues all the way from Chicago to the Teton Mountains to Chico Hot Springs and look forward to the remainder of the tour!

On the recording scene you may know Why Am I Here hit the shelves and the online stores earlier this year.  The Why Am I Here? EP compliments Charles’ thirty year solo career anthology Three Hundred Sixty released in 2014.  Also in 2015 a special edition boxset containing Three Hundred Sixty, Why Am I Here?, an autographed postcard, a download card for Three Hundred Sixty, and a unique code for 30% off your purchase from the official Michael Charles Store.

As we write this newsletter  we have received word Michael Charles’ thirty-second release and first live album is due to be out in August.  We will keep you posted!

Saving the best for last……  

The Blues Hall of Fame ® has inducted Michael Charles into the Blues Hall of Fame ® and on Sunday October 4th Michael Charles will publicly and formally accept his induction  at the Blues Hall of Fame ®  ceremony to be held at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago.  In honor of this monumental event Moonlight Label is offering a audio/video download for a one dollar donation to the Blues Hall of Fame ® to help preserve this great foundation.  With the download you wil also receive a 30% off coupon for a purchase from the official Michael Charles store.  News will also be forthcoming to buy tickets for the ceremony.  Please watch Michael Charles’ schedule at michaelcharles.us for this information and for all the schedule concert dates so Michael can see you “someplace, somewhere, sometime.”


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Upcoming Performances

  • Dec 15
    Czars 505,  St. Joseph
  • Dec 23
    Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ,  Bellevue
  • Dec 29
    Mamie's,  Milwaukee
  • Dec 30
    Tracy's Tavern,  Clarendon Hills
  • Jan 12
    Olive Black Martini and Wine Lounge,  Richmond

Coming Back Home (music video 2016)

The Tune (Shaw TV Kanagan 2017)