“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.

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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

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From the Blog

Never Worked and Never Will
Never Worked and Never Will
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In a Better Place
In a Better Place
My 44-concert, 15,000-mile, eight-week tour of the eastern United States ended on June 1. As one who ostensibly drives for a living, I have come to appreciate the sheer size of this country. It’s...
The Turning of the Tides
The Turning of the Tides
  Great stories share in common a surprising but nevertheless inevitable conclusion. Long before its shores were lined with minarets and mansions, the Bosporus Strait in present-day Istanbul, Turkey, was little more than a...
Running Away From Home
Running Away From Home
Running Away From Home is a concept that never goes out of style. Our folksongs and literature are full of stories about children (and adults) running away from home. It seems to be one...
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Nice Work If You Can Get It
My chosen profession is not without its rewards. I performed a Christmas concert in December and, when it was over, a tall young man in his early twenties approached the CD table. “Mr. Miller,”...