A Little Bit About Bernie
Bernie Thompson is a versatile singer/songwriter/musician currently residing in beautiful Minocqua, Wisconsin. Playing guitar and singing since the early 80's, Bernie has had the pleasure to share the stage with many talented musicians. His energy, talent and ability to pour his heart out has made him a popular entertainer in the Northern Wisconsin music scene!
Family , friends, fishing and music fuel the passion for his songwriting. Songs about life ( the ups and downs ) and songs about adventure in the outdoors while fishing. His latest CD " Bite My Hook " is a fun, foot stompin' example of his passion for writing and performing.
Along with his own original music, Bernie's solo acoustic performances include hits from artists such as: Tom Petty, John Prine, Mumford & Sons, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Neil Young, The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Marshall Tucker Band, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton...to name a few. Along with smooth vocals and guitar playing, Bernie plays harmonica and an old wooden foot "stomp box" for his own unique one man band sound. There are songs for everyone in an entertaining, energetic, acoustic electric show.
The future holds great promise as Bernie will continue to focus on live performances, while writing new material for the next recording project. We invite you to contact Bernie and join our mailing list for up to date shows and current events. Enjoy the music and don't forget to " Bite My Hook. "