Michael Vickey has played Appalachian dulcimer for over 40 years, and hammered dulcimer for more than 17 years. He has won numerous dulcimer competitions, and most recently has been the State of Florida Old Time Music Hammered Dulcimer Champion and Mountain Dulcimer Champion. His devotion to the dulcimer and traditional American music is shared with the other members of The Good For Nuthin String Band and he has written a number of tunes in the traditional style- several of which can be heard on the band’s CD’s. Michael is a lifelong resident of Northwestern Pennsylvania and is the owner of a graphic design and printing business. He travels the south extensively as a solo musician, where he performs traditional early American music while seeking out new tunes to share with his band back home.
2011- US Mid-East Regional Hammered Dulcimer -1st Place
2012 Florida Old Time Music Championships Hammered Dulcimer – 1st place
2012 Florida Old Time Music Championships Mountain Dulcimer – 1st place
2013- US Mid-East Regional Mountain Dulcimer - 3rd place
2014 Florida Old Time Music Championships Hammered Dulcimer – 1st place