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michael orlen

michael orlen

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


Michael & Christine Orlen at Steam Vent Coffee House 10.12.13


  • Fri

    Feb 27

    South Hadley, MA, US | 8:00pm

    All Folked Up series hosted by Michael Orlen. In the round, loads of fun!

  • Fri

    Jan 30

    South Hadley, MA, US | 7:00pm

    "All Folked Up".....a monthly showcase of our valley's best singer/songwriters.....admission is free and all are welcome!

  • Fri

    Jan 9

    Easthampton, MA, US | 6:00pm

    Come celebrate Easthampton Art Walk at The Manhan Cafe...

  • 2014

    Dec 26

    South Hadley, MA, US | 7:00pm

    Admission is free and all are welcome!

  • 2014

    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.


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  • How To Avoid Art (Artist)
    How To Avoid Art
    Well done with clever lyrics!
  • Barry Bloodgood (Artist)
    Barry Bloodgood
    I'm really enjoying Bad News! Great lyrics, guitar playing and voice!
  • Ray DeCampos (Artist)
    Ray DeCampos
    Sweet sounds...
  • Salt NZ (Artist)
    Salt NZ
    I could swear I was listening to Cat Stevens!! ( : You ROCK Dude ...In a gentle way!! Salt & TGM
  • Man A Pause (Artist)
    Man A Pause
    That's some fantastic guitar work! :) Thank you!
  • TERUKO (Artist)
    Hi there, glad to meet you... Enjoying the gentle sounds of "Connecticut" now... All the best from your new fan in Canada, Teruko



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 02/27/2015 at 08:00 PM @ The Thirsty Mind in South Hadley, MA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5mcfxf #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

Recent Blogs

"All Folked Up"....etc...
Jan 6, 2014

I’ll be performing at the monthly “Art Walk” show at the Manhan Café in Easthamp... [more]

"All Folked Up"
Jan 16, 2013

The closing of The Black Moon Music Lounge is a loss that will be felt by many o... [more]


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