Mike Bradburn is a Chicago-based bassist and vocalist who
plays with Dolly Varden and
The Neverly Brothers.
ROLLING STONE Magazine described Dolly Varden’s sound as “Electric-country majesty.” The band's sixth release, For A While, charted on Americana radio and made several critics' “Best of” lists. They have toured with such greats as Ryan Adams and Gov’t Mule. DIRTY IMPOUND declared Dolly Varden “one of the finest American bands around,” and are on UK’s Diverse Records with such artists as Cowboy Junkies, Daniel Lanois, Dr. John, Joan Baez, and Mark Olson.
Mike has also played with Signal to Noise, Jonathan Rundman, Lee Murdock, Sgt. Popgrass, The Andersons and others.
Lee Murdock Loving Light 2017: acoustic & electric bass, background vocals
Lee Murdock Wordless Retrospective 2015: acoustic bass
Lee Murdock What About the Water 2014: acoustic & electric bass, background vocals
Dolly Varden For A While 2013: band member, acoustic & electric bass, guitar, background vocals
Beki Hemingway I Have Big Plans for the World 2012: electric bass
Live from the Old Town School, Vol. 2 2011: acoustic bass
Jonathan Rundman The Best of Jonathan Rundman 2007: electric bass
Dolly Varden The Panic Bell 2007: band member, electric bass
Jonathan Rundman Protestant Rock Ethic 2006: electric bass
Jonathan Rundman Extra Credit 2003: electric bass
For Anyone That’s Listening: A Tribute to Uncle Tupelo 2003: electric bass
Too Much Time on Our Hands: A Styx Tribute Album 2003: electric bass
Dolly Varden Forgiven Now 2002: band member, acoustic & electric bass, Danelectro Bass VI, background vocals
The Duplex Planet Presents Ernie-Ernest Noyes Brookings 2001: electric bass
Dolly Varden Dumbest Magnets 2000: band member, electric bass
Jonathan Rundman Sound Theology 2000: electric bass
Dolly Varden The Thrill of Gravity 1998: band member, acoustic & electric bass
Dolly Varden Mouthful of Lies 1995: band member, acoustic & electric bass
Mike enjoys collaborating with others through recording, co-writing and live performances. He is available to record bass and vocals in the studio or on tracks sent digitally, and has recently enjoyed playing with Michael Gurley of dada, Jonathan Rundman and Kathy Greenholdt.
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