Mike Blakely is a performing songwriter and novelist who lives in the Texas Hill Country. He has recorded 11 CDs, the most recent being “Homemade Serenade (released Sept. ’10). “He has written 16 books, the most recent was a collaboration with Willie Nelson, “A Tale Out of Luck.” He is currently working on three more.
Blakely hosts an annual music and book festival he calls a “Fandango” in September. The eighth one was held in Canyon Lake, TX, Sept. 17-18, 2010.
For eight years, he has co-hosted “TexAmericana Tuesdays” every week at the River City Grille in Marble Falls with his good buddy John M. Greenberg. The show takes place from 7:30-10 p.m. weekly and features a special guest.