Mike McCracken

Mike comes to Lincoln from Nashville, TN, with over twenty years of professional playing, recording and touring experience. During this period, Mike has had the honor of sharing the stage with such “hall of fame” artists as: Hank Thompson, Jack Greene, Charlie Daniels, as well as many of today’s top acts such as Big and Rich, Chris Young, and many others.

Along with a strong background in country music, Mike had the opportunity to attend college on a jazz scholarship, giving him the ability to cross genres on a regular basis covering styles like: blues, bluegrass, rock, rockabilly, R&B, gospel, etc.. Mike teaches: steel guitar, lead/slide/rhythm guitar, dobro (resophonic), and beginning banjo.

Mike has also taught and coached at the high school level in Kansas for eight years and has the expertise with helping students of all ages accomplish their musical goals.