Fingerstyle Guitar Virtuoso, 200 Gigs in 2018, Lead Guitar Player for Justin Hayward (Moody Blues)
Mike Dawes is an English Fingerstyle guitar player known for composing, arranging and performing multiple parts simultaneously on one instrument. He gained strong critical acclaim through his arrangement of "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye, and an arrangement of "One" by Metallica that went viral with over 30 million hits in its first week of release. Dawes is also lead guitar player for Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues. Dawes currently tours 10 months of the year and has amassed around 50M video views.