Client Page - Mike Childress

Mike grew up on the South Coast of Texas and Northwest Louisiana. He wasn’t from a musical family but he always wanted to play the guitar. His best friend, David Triplet grew up playing and he taught him to play the six string. David's Dad, Clyde taught Mike about country music song structure and substance. Since then Mike has continued writing and playing blending classic rock and country. Mike has worked with some of the top acts, pickers and writers in the business as a Studio Manager helping produce pre-tour rehearsals and music videos . Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, David Bowie, Kiss, Garth Brooks, The Firm, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Phil Collins, Julian Lennon, The Everly Brothers and James Taylor to name a few. Mike spent over 25 years in the film & entertainment business as a studio executive in Texas as well as Paramount Pictures where he served as Southwest Director of Production Support. He was a hands on manager and a key part of the studio production process for such films as, Silkwood, Streamers, Robo Cop, Problem Child, Leap of Faith, It Takes Two and Keys to Tulsa. Mike's full filmography and credits are available on With a style that has been described as part Guy Clark and part Townes Van Zandt Mike’s songs are steeped in the tradition of others that come before him. Kris Kristofferson, Danny Epps, Jimmy Buffett and more. The blended style with down home roots makes the stories in his songs seem so vivid and real to his listeners. With a salty Texas style, Mike spins life stories and historic tales into musical poetry in his albums, Tears in My Heart, Hiway Home, Daddy’s Tattoo and 2017's offering Moonlight & Magnolias.

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