Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Clark Machtemes brings Traveled Ground’s music to the stage as a solo show. With over 40 years of experience, playing local, regional and national stages, with 6 full length albums, and one to be released late in 2022 his original and story driven music lights up a stage. A true one man band in an old school tradition, with banjo, resonator, acoustic guitars, harmonicas all while stomping out rhythms on a suitcase for a true Rootsy sound. His music is based in the traditions of Folk, Blues, Country, Gospel and Roots Rock. and is always finding new paths to travel.
"Uniquely Minnesotan. Intellectually influenced by Bob Dylan with the soul of the Mississippi Delta." Patrick Noaker)
"What Strikes me the most Clark Machtemes and his group is their "taste" in music. Beyond musicianship and technique the listener senses a mastery and confidence in which their personal expression comes through in their work." (Wayne Christeson. Author and Music Critic, Nashville TN.)