Mike Haywood Band
Matt Minchew and The Highbinders
Michael Haywood is a guitarist with roots in Charlotte, NC. He began playing guitar in high school guitar class and jazz band. With over 12 years of playing religiously he has developed into a session and live guitarist, as well as a bassist and vocalist.
His live experience began with playing in local churches. Over the years, Michael has been with a number of weddings, events, churches and bar bands. He has played some memorable venues such as Kenan Memorial Stadium, The DuPont Circle Hotel, Union Station in DC, The Evening Muse, and The Windjammer.
Michael has enjoyed a career as a sideman, but is releasing his first E.P. of his own original music in Septemeber 2019, recorded at Old House Studios in Charlotte, NC with Chris Garges. This month also signifies the time Michael is making a big move to Nashville, TN to pursue a new musical adventure.