The Miles Thompson Band

The Miles Thompson Band

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
BandAmericanaSinger/Songwriter

Miles Thompson is a performing songwriter who blends elements of Folk, Country, Blues and Rock in songs that range from heartbreaking to celebratory. He's an award winning songwriter who has gained a loyal and growing audience in the Philadelphia area.

Biography

Miles Thompson is a performing songwriter who blends elements of Folk, Country, Blues and Rock in songs that range from heartbreaking to celebratory. His rich baritone voice and melodic guitar style have gained him a loyal and growing audience in the Philadelphia area.
Miles has performed at the prestigious Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Xtreme Folk Festival and at house concerts and acoustic-music venues in the Mid-Atlantic region. The Miles Thompson Band is a regular performer at the legendary Mermaid Inn, Philadelphia, and has been featured as live guests on the Folk Show with Gene Shay on WXPN-FM.
In 2005, his song “Water’s Gonna Rise” was a winner of the Xtreme Folk Scene New Song Contest, and has been recorded by fellow Philadelphians, The Berrys, for their CD Fairmount Station. In 2006, “Walls” was also a winner of the Xtreme Folk Scene New Song Contest.
In 2011, The Miles Thompson Band released the CD Standing On A Ledge, a collection of thirteen original songs recorded in one day. Songs from that CD have received airplay on WXPN-FM.
The Miles Thompson Band;
Miles Thompson Guitar and Lead Vocal;
Ray Duffy Guitar and Backing Vocal;
Frank Burk Violin and Backing Vocal;
Andres Villamil Bass
Adam Guth Drums
For more information, contact Miles Thompson at lmilest@yahoo.com;
www.facebook.com/the-miles-thompson-band

Discography

The Miles Thompson Band - Standing On A Ledge, 2010

"Water's, Gonna Rise" and "Standing On A Ledge" have both received airplay on WXPN-FM, Philadelphia.

"Water's Gonna Rise" has been recorded by The Berry's
for their CD Fairmount Station. This version has received airplay on WXPN-FM and WYSO-FM.

The Miles Thompson Band was a featured live performer on the Folk Show with Gene Shay,WXPN-FM, in December 2011.