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Mike Ward - PsychoSongs - 7pm Friday May 19

Unveiling the Magic of Mike Ward: A Journey Through Psychosongs at Wesley's Place

When it comes to an extraordinary musical experience that transcends boundaries and touches the soul, Mike Ward's Psychosongs is a tour de force that leaves audiences spellbound. As you prepare to witness Mike Ward's performance at Wesley's Place in La Grange on Friday, May 19, 2023, let's delve into the captivating world of Psychosongs.

First, a word about Mike. He brings a unique perspective to his songwriting after a 40 year career working in the advertising industry, while continuing a lifelong passion for hockey, which resulted in his nickname “PsychoWard” in case you wondered where Psychosongs came from.

Psychosongs is not just a musical project; it is the culmination of Mike Ward's lifelong dedication to self-expression through music. With influences from artists like Bob Dylan, John Prine, and Bruce Springsteen, Mike has carved a unique path for himself. Drawing from personal experiences, he weaves together narratives that capture the essence of the human condition, transcending genres and creating a musical journey unlike any other.

At the heart of Psychosongs lies Mike Ward's remarkable songwriting talent. His songs delve into the depths of human emotions, offering a poignant reflection on life, love, and the inherent struggles we all face. With a poetic touch and an ability to articulate the complexities of the human experience, Mike's lyrics resonate deeply, speaking to the shared hopes, dreams, and fears that unite us all.

Psychosongs is a harmonious blend of rock, folk, and alternative genres, infused with Mike's authentic voice and masterful guitar playing. His music defies categorization, seamlessly merging diverse musical elements to create a sound that is uniquely his own. This fusion, combined with his raw and honest delivery, ensures that each performance is an authentic and captivating experience for every attendee.

Over the years, Mike Ward's music has resonated deeply with a growing community of fans. His ability to touch hearts and souls has garnered praise and accolades, solidifying his place among contemporary singer-songwriters. By attending his performance at Wesley's Place, you contribute to the ongoing legacy of Psychosongs and become a part of the broader movement of appreciating and celebrating authentic and soulful music.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Psychosongs and witness the magic of Mike Ward as it unfolds at Wesley's Place, a true listening room where each performance brings something unique to the audience of music lovers. Doors open at 6:30, show starts a 7, $15 for adults, Friday May 19, 2023. See you there!

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