Front Porch

Roots scholar and multi-instrumentalist Michael Eck is a respected songwriter; a nationally exhibited painter; and an award-winning cultural critic and freelance writer. He is also a member of Ramblin Jug Stompers, Lost Radio Rounders, Berkshire Ramblers, Good Things (featuring members of the former Frank Jaklitsch Trio), and Don McGrory and the Snake Charmers.


"Somewhere between lovelorn cowpoke and sardonic folkster is nose-pierced Albany NY dad Michael Eck, whose sharp lyrics and quick-witted guitar reflect all over like a broken mirror and shine with liberation like a tossed-aside wedding ring." Natasha Stovall, The Village Voice


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The Post Office

Words of Wisdom

"Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end." Kris Kristofferson