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How To Change The World

Hey Friend! As usual, I’ll make this quick. Here’s what I’m excited about right now: THE BEACHLAND TONIGHT! For a long time, the Beachland Ballroom & Tavern in Cleveland has been one of my favorite places to see shows. Tonight, for the first time, I’ll be playing there! I’m thrilled to be sharing the stage with […]

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Bill Smith, The Rock Office

“Cleveland Native Michael McFarland is a Musical Architect” Read Full Article

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Bear, ClevelandRockAndRoll

“The EP is stripped down and raw, it’s McFarland and a guitar but you know what, it’s good, some parts are really good and it’s well worth picking up.” Read Full Article

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Chloe Bevan, ShoutItLoud Reviews

“We Are The Architects is a beautiful release from Michael McFarland with a very honest and real feel to it… great vocal tones and a drive guitar sound that brings the whole release together.” Read Full Article

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Debbie Mazella, Magic 98.3 WMGQ

“If you’re a fan of Matchbox Twenty, The Fray, or any guy who can write a good song, Michael McFarland’s music will really be comfort food to your ears!” Read Full Article

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Connie Williams, The Akronist

“Michael McFarland, self-described writer, rocker, biker and geek, gave an upbeat, energetic performance… [his show] featured his beautiful rhythmic alt-pop original songs.” Read Full Article

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Why I’m Moving to Cleveland

No, it’s not because of Lebron. Mostly. photo credit: Rabesphoto A month ago, my wife & I decided that we were moving from Asheville, North Carolina to the Near West Side of Cleveland, Ohio – specifically, to the Gordon Square neighborhood. We made our decision quickly, but not without a lot of careful thought. While […]

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Shane Hunt, Ampkicker.com

“He crafted an album that you, as a listener, won’t want to end.” Read Full Article

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iMoveiLive Online Music Magazine

“Creative videos and great songs” Read Full Article

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Joshua Finch, Exiled In Eugene

“Looping multiple vocal parts to create gorgeous, lush harmonies… The room filled with smiles in a fleeting magical moment” Read Full Article

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Aaron Fowler, Buzzbin Magazine

“McFarland is sure to make waves with his first EP, ‘Made a Mess.’” Full Article No Longer Available Online

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Shane Hunt, Ampkicker.com

“Michael’s songwriting is frank, expressive and clever, and his performances easily elevate the material with a consistent level of energy and an innate understanding of on-stage dynamic for the live renditions of his tracks.” Read Full Article

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