Purveyor Of Fine Handmade Music

Diane has been entertaining audiences for more than thirty-five years with her unique blend of music and stories. Diane's singular performances are notable for her ability to play the many instruments she has collected from around the world, and a repertoire that spans generations, genres and cultures. Diane offers a rich selection of programs for entertainment and education, that are sure to delight and enlighten.

Whether you are looking for a performer for a large venue concert series, an intimate gathering, special event, or, are seeking a diverse and dynamic way to introduce your students to different cultures and history, Diane offers the right program options. Come and join Diane Michaels as she weaves her intriguing blend of songs and stories into a sampler of time and place.


GENRES:  Folk-Contemporary & Traditional, Acoustic, Singer/Songwriter, Celtic, Multi-Cultural, Storytelling, Children's Songs, Covers of Standards, Pop, Country, Broadway & Jazz.

DIANE PLAYS: Six & twelve-string guitar, Nashville-tuned guitar, classical guitar, folk harp, mountain dulcimer, banjo, ukelele, Irish Whistle, Native American Courting Flute, Caribbean Steel Pan, Aboriginal didgeridoo, ocarina, Peruvian Pan Pipes, Indian Tambura, Indonesian Anklung, African Talking Drum, South American Split Drum, and more.

Visit the TOOLS OF THE TRADE page for photos & information about some of Diane's instruments.

Diane has played for audiences of all ages in the U.S., Canada, Bermuda, Barbados, & Ireland.

HOME BASE: Wisconsin, USA - (Somewhere In The Wildwood)

PRESS KIT:  Visit the EPK page.

Diane's Motto:  "Share The Music, Share The Joy!"


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New Release

Diane's new single, an original, finger-style guitar tune, "Afternoon By A Stream," is out now on iTunes!

You can also purchase a download directly through CD Baby on Diane's SHOP page.


An image of a young boy wading in a shallow stream surrounded by moss-covered, sandstone cliffs