Mike Owens is an Americana roots musician who plays several instruments but is known primarily for playing harmonica and slide guitar on resonator type guitars. Originally from Southern Missouri, he now lives about 50 miles from Chicago in rural Indiana. His music, a roots melting pot of those areas from the Ozarks to Chicago and beyond, reflects a blend of musical styles ranging from old style country to blues. He has been described as “a force on stage”, “powerful” and “an energetic blues man” .