Mike Mcleod


A Man and his guitar – Mike Mcleod
Mike McLeod resides in Imboden, Arkansas and he’s been making music since he was nine years old. Now very close to retirement age and after 45 years as an educator he still enjoys making music, playing his guitars and harmonica’s and singing songs of the 60’s. Mike does a great deal of solo work with engagements at coffee houses, restaurants, benefits, reunions and private parties. He is also currently a member of the House Band at Opry at the Rogers Theater in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

If you are planning an event you would like to have
Mike perform at you can contact him at mikemcleod@wildblue.net or call 870-283-2170

 

Artists on Tour Roster July 2015-June 2016

The Highlander

James M. McLeod, for booking contact at mikemcleod@wildblue.net 870-283-2170

Repetoire- Folk Songs, Americana, Blues, Classic Rock, Old Country, Gospel.

Programs available for pre-K through 12th grade and adults.Available for 1 hour programs up to Concerts or all day repeat programs. He has his own sound system for venue’s of 100 or less.

Background: The Highlander has been making music for 50 years and has been an educator for the past 45 years. He has played for students in the classroom, restaurants, special events, festivals, nursing homes, concert venues. In addition he has been a social studies teacher, principal, superintendent, adjunct faculty for Universities and counselor.

Education: BSE in Social Studies, Arkansas State University,1970, MSE in Secondary School Administration, Missouri State University,1974, Specialist in Superintendent, Missouri State University,1977, currently attending University of Central Arkansas seeking a Masters Degree in School Counseling, anticipated graduation December 2016.

Educational Experience: 7-12 social studies teacher, Mountain Grove Schools,1970-1975. Assistant high school principal 1975-76 Mountain Grove. 1977-1979 high school principal, Houston High School, Houston, Missouri. 1980-84 superintendent, Couch R-I Schools, Myrtle, Missouri. 1985-87 assistant superintendent, Mountain Grove. 1988.

Principal 1989 then superintendent 1990-97 at Williford Schools, Williford, Arkansas. 1998-2000 superintendent, Fair Play Schools, Fair Play, Missouri. 2001-2003 superintendent, Oregon-Howell School District, Koshkonong, Missouri.2004-2008 superintendent, Iberia School District, Iberia, Missouri.2008-Sold Insurance for American General Insurance Company2003-2013 adjunct faculty for William Woods University, Fulton, Mo. Taught Masters and Specialist cohorts in School Administration.2009-2013 Certified teacher assistant Imboden Area Charter School.2014 to present, counselor Imboden Area Charter School.]

__________________________________Pricing: 1 hour program $200 repeat programs on the same day after the initial program add $50 each.Any distance more than 50 miles from Imboden, Arkansas reimbursement at .55 a mile. Concert Venue $500, any program or concert over 100 miles from Imboden, $100 lodging.

Mike McLeod, the Highlander.

Playlist for Children’s Program

Arkansas Traveler

Old Joe Clark

Sweet Betsy from Pike

Jimmy Crack Corn

Cotton eyed Joe

Froggy went a courtin

She’ll be coming around the Mountain

Goober Peas

Casey Jones

Wayfaring Stranger

Old Blue

Pick a Bale of Cotton

Acres of Clams

Wildwood Flower

Dance All Night

I Can See Clearly Now

Shenandoah