“Folksongs travel through History.
History travels through Folksongs.”

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. His time-honored traditional folksongs and ballads are the songs of America’s heritage: a window into the soul of our nation in its youth. A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folksongs and folktales, and as a performer who appeals to audiences of all ages.

“Folksongs travel through History.
History travels through Folksongs.”

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. His time-honored traditional folksongs and ballads are the songs of America’s heritage: a window into the soul of our nation in its youth. A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folksongs and folktales, and as a performer who appeals to audiences of all ages.

Upcoming Performances

  1. School Assembly

    Friday, September 22
  2. House Concert

    Friday, September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Concert for Residents

    Tuesday, October 3 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm

Concerts

Festivals

Photo © Marti Knauer

Libraries

Photo © Eric Hasert

Schools

Photo © Carol Starbird

Workshops

Photo © Bonnie Hawthorne

What Others Are Saying

“One of the great autoharpists and folksingers of our times.”

~ George Winston

“A National Treasure!”

~ Grand Traverse Inside

“Mesmerizing!”

~ Syracuse News Times

“Stellar!”

~ Bluegrass By The Bay

New Releases

The Radio’s Taking Our Songs Away

The Irrepressible American Folksong in the Age of the Selfie

It Might As Well Be a Myth

Spoken Word: Stories and Storysongs

Videos

From the Blog

What is the Oldest American Folksong?
What is the Oldest American Folksong?
What’s the oldest English-language American folksong? If you heard it sung today, would it still be meaningful? I don’t mean a song that was sung in another land before it came to North America....
The Father of American Music
The Father of American Music
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Showmanship: The Persuasions Killed It
Showmanship: The Persuasions Killed It
In the sleepy seaside town where I grew up, I acquired a reputation for being an obsessive collector of old phonograph records. While still in grade school, I could often be found cruising the bins of the local record...