New Mike Seeger Website

Here’s news of a new website dedicated to the late  Mike Seeger, whose life was devoted to the documentation, teaching and sustaining the sounds of traditional music of the American South. He died from cancer on 7th August 2009 at the age of 75. This new...

Mike Seegar – Southern Style

Southern Style Special Tribute and Interview – Tue 18th Aug. 1:00pm As previously reported in this blog, Mike Seegar, aged 75, died of cancer at his home in Lexington, VA on 7th August 2009. He was a tireless champion of American southern music and had produced...

Mike Segar Passed Away

Earlier this month we brought news of Mike Seegar’s illness and his decision to move into hospice care at his home in Virginia. Sorry to say that earlier this week (7th August) Mike lost his battle with cancer. Mike died, surrounded by the loving care of his...

Mike Seeger Now in Hospice Care

Sad news via several Internet reports this week. Cybergrass site reveals that Mike Seegar, who has been battling leukemia for several years has just recently been diagnosed with a new and very aggressive form of cancer called multiple myeloma. He has ceased receiving...