Micahlan began performing on fiddle with her older brother at the age of eight and writing songs. She added the guitar, mandolin and banjo in the following years. Micahlan's music simmers with ingredients from old-time, country, blues, groove, jazz, and rock traditions with revealing relatable messages about hope, heartbreak, love, longing, and her ongoing evolution as an artist and young lady. At the age of 18, she has the experience to impress and entertain. She has performed in 22 states either solo or as part of various bands. Audiences walk away saying they are spell bound by her vocals, captivated by her musicality, and awed by her stage presence.
Godlen Isles Magazine
Micahlan Boney draws the bow across the fiddle, her eyes following the strings as she draws in a breath. “I wish I wish, my baby was born. And sittin’ on his papa’s knee. And me, poor girl, weren’t dead and gone. And the green grass grown’ over my feet,” she coos with a twang as the guitar accompaniment joins in and the 17-year-old virtuoso starts to sway to the Americana-style arrangement. .
It has been a subject of speculation for decades... how the swamps and hollers of the South grow musicians, songwriters and haunting voices; just as the red clay and black soil grow kudzu. Once in a lifetime the kudzu gives way to one truly glorious flower. It emerges from the tangled vine, dense pine thickets and cypress... at once natural and ethereal. Such is the artistry of 15 year old Michalan Boney.