Mike’s 2017 release of “Portraits In Fiddles” was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2018.
Mike's based in Nashville, TN and currently holds the fiddle chair in Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. He’s been a touring member of Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys, the David Grisman Quintet, Tony Trischka & Territory, the Bryan Sutton Band, and has shared the stage/recorded with many more amazing musicians. Mike also teaches lessons and is accepting students in person and via Skype, and is also available for show bookings in support of his albums “Portraits In Fiddles” and “One Song Romance.”
"Mike Barnett is a first-class fiddle player and all-around musician. He's got the chops and knows how to use them, but he also has something to say, and that's a rare quality in music these days." -David "Dawg" Grisman
Find Mike on Instagram as @mikefiddle or Facebook as Mike Barnett.