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michael orlen

michael orlen

Folk / Singer/Songwriter / writer and performer of modern folk music Amherst, MA  US
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Bad News
Davy Knock Me Down by Abe Loomis
Davy Knock Me Down by Abe Loomis
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Go Gal
Get Along Just Fine
Get Along Just Fine


Michael & Christine Orlen at Steam Vent Coffee House 10.12.13


  • Fri

    Dec 26

    South Hadley, MA, US | 7:00pm

    Admission is free and all are welcome!

  • Sat

    Nov 29

    South Hadley, MA, US | 6:30pm

    Thirsty Mind is a coffee and wine bar. This show will be a round robin. Michael Orlen and Bruce King are both terrific players and songwriters ! It'll be laid back and fun.

  • Fri

    Oct 31

    South Hadley, MA, US | 7:00pm

    All Folked Up host by Michael Orlen and featuring regional artists, in the round. Delightful coffee and wine bar with light café fare and desserts!

  • Sat

    Sep 13

    Easthampton, MA, US | 6:00pm
  • Sun

    Aug 3

    Greenfield, MA, US | 6:00pm

    Come bring a picnic for a summer Coop Concert series. It is guaranteed to be a good time!


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  • Jon Ochsendorf (Artist)
    Jon Ochsendorf
    Liked the arrangement of "Connecticut". Made me feel homesick for a place I've never been. Well done
  • Brian Haley (Artist)
    Brian Haley
    Great folk chops, finely delivered! All the best, Michael.
  • The Ian Black Band (Artist)
    The Ian Black Band
    Tight writing! Enjoyed the listen!
  • DJ Antonio (Artist)
    DJ Antonio
    Great job on the songs! Amazing talent right here! greetings Dj Antonio
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist)
    great songs here Mike..really loving those warm, strong vocals of yours on a tune like "davy knock me down" and really loving the stripped-back, fiddle/guitar arrangement of ...
  • Ken Scarborough (Artist)
    Ken Scarborough
    Nice work



Sounds Like: michael orlen

Label: independent

Bio: A singer songwriter with roots in the Boston music scene of the late sixties and early seventies, a frequent performer at legendary Boston venues including the Sword in the Stone and Turk’s Head. He performed alone and as a member of folk pop duo “Orlen and Gabriel”, as well as the popular sevent...See Full Bio


michael orlen has a show on 12/26/2014 at 07:00 PM @ The Thirsty Mind in South Hadley, MA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5fq181 #concert


“A Greenfield-native solo artist boasting decades of acoustic folk guitar. Orlen's quaint New England lyricism seamlessly laid across sincere, uplifting melodies will have you feeling right at home. Having made his mark in the Boston folk-pop scene, he's a seasoned performer not to be overlooked. Check him out at http://www.reverbnation.com/michaelorlen for tunes and perhaps you'll be lucky enough to catch him at a local festival this summer!”

— Northfire Recording

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