Mike Oberst of The Tillers

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  • folk
  • bluegrass

Mike Oberst is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, old-time musician, and songwriter best known as a co-founder of the Cincinnati, Ohio old-time group, The Tillers.Mike was born and raised in the Sayler Park neighborhood of Cincinnati, a stone’s throw from the historic US Route 50 as it winds down the banks of the Ohio River. He was introduced to music at a very early age, starting Suzuki piano lessons at the age of four. At the age of 13, Mike’s father showed him some chords on the

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