Mike Agranoff

Mike Agranoff

" ...a witty and astute folksinger...known for his often hilarious songs that poke fun at his own profession, as well as...condensing Shakespeare's Hamlet into a three-minute song." -- Homegrown Music"That guy's a genius!" -- Christine Lavin"Mike has such eclectic tastes that every song--even the ones you know--is a lovely surprise"

The Folkie


Recommendations from hosts (12)

June, 2024 - "Mike delivers a wonderful evening of self-deprecating humor, music and comprehensive folk-music knowledge and story telling. He held our audience spellbound for two sets. Great performer and person."
(E. Lund)

Mike Agranoff

Mike Agranoff

Member since: 2010-01-16
Home: Boonton Township, NJ, US
Frequently Tours: Northeast US, but occasionally national
# of Members: 1
Sound Equipment: Please Inquire
Main Instrument: Vocals, guitar
Other Instruments: concertina, spoken word
Genre: Trad, Contemporary, Humor, Spoken Word, Instrumental virtuosity, Fun
Style: Multifarious
Content: Too varied to describe here
Rating: PG - R


MIKE AGRANOFF steadfastly defies categorization, and yet amasses stalwart fans from folk aficionados of all categories. He draws his material from sources as diverse as traditional ballads and fiddle tunes, Tin Pan Alley, contemporaries in the Folk World, and his own witty pen. He delivers it with a skilled hand on guitar, concertina, piano (if available), an almost telepathic transmittal of the essence of the song, and occasionally sly twinkle in the eye in anticipation of some of the most ho...

Trying to fill these important dates

NJ/US: Jun, 2024 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.

NJ,NY,PA/US: Jul, 2024 (dates: Any) - This is my home area, and would be a day-trip for me.
Deeper Waters

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