Resilience and Creative Empowerment at TEDxTraverseCity

07/04/2017 at 8:47pm EST
Resilience and Creative Empowerment
Seth Bernard | TEDxTraverseCity

"Forgetful of the magnificent gift of this, we have lost and killed by desperately seeking that which never was," says Seth Bernard. His music and discussion brings us back: "being this being" - what you are is right here. He encourages listeners to deal with possibilities and be solution oriented.

Born and raised on Earthwor... READ MORE

LIVE AUDIO - Hoxeyville 2015

08/14/2016 at 3:00pm EST

Seth Bernard & Friends
Hoxeyville Music Festival
Wellston, Michigan
August 14, 2015

4 mic matrix...Peluso cemc6/ck4 + Line Audio CM3->
Tascam DR-70d @ 24/48

flacs tagged with Foobar 2000

01 intro
02 Reconciliation ->
03 Fire Pig
04 The American Earth
05 Bluetooth Pillow
06 Options ->
07 Outrider ->
08 Travel
09 Zeke
10 This Here
11 Be Love
12 Turkeys in The Rain


LIVE AUDIO - Wealthy Theatre - July 3, 2016

08/14/2016 at 2:59pm EST

Seth Bernard
Eggtones For Peace CD Release
Wealthy Theatre
Grand Rapids, Michigan
July 3, 2016

matrix...sbd + Peluso cemc6/ck41 - Tascam DR-70D
Audacity (fades,levels,eq,matrix,16/44) - CD Wave - flac

taped by Will P.

01 Rumi
02 Eggtones For Peace
03 How Practical Is Your Style
04 Wave Your Hands In The Air
05 Where The Days Went
06 Be Love
07 band intros
08 Bluetooth Pillow

Ann Arbor Observer - Songs for Causes

08/14/2016 at 2:56pm EST
by Sandor Slomovits

From the July, 2016 issue

Seth Bernard has been a prominent presence on the Michigan music scene for close to two decades. He performs as a solo singer-songwriter, with his wife, May Erlewine, in the duo Seth and May, and in a variety of collaborations and configurations with many other Michigan musicians. He and May also founded Earthwork Music, the multifaceted northern ... READ MORE

Seth Bernard, Grand Rapids Fourth of July

08/14/2016 at 2:54pm EST
from Local Spins

Seth Bernard brought “Eggtones for Peace” to Wealthy Theatre Sunday, wrapping up a vacation week for many. Others reveled in live music in the great outdoors. Browse images in the Local Spins photo galleries.

Poignant, powerful, political, passionate, peace-seeking.

When Seth Bernard and his all-star band delivered the instrumentally and stylistically diverse songs from t... READ MORE

Who is That Seth Bernard Guy?

06/01/2014 at 12:41pm EST
from the Betsie Current

“Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs included in the tradition of a culture, subculture, or group.” -From Wikipedia.
Seth Bernard was born on April Fools Day and raised by a pack of wild coyotes on the high-desert plains outside of Lake City.

What? No desert outside of La... READ MORE

Going "Beyond the Beyonda"

06/01/2014 at 12:38pm EST

Reveling in his role as a brand new father, the driving force behind Earthwork Music credits Michigan's "awesome music community" for bolstering his latest recording.

By John Sinkevics

Mid-Michigan singer-songwriters and new parents Seth Bernard and May Erlewine made sure their baby daughter, Iris, was immersed in the music they’ve long been p... READ MORE

Reconciliation & the Mystical Beyonda

05/20/2014 at 10:40am EST
Seth's brand new album, "Reconciliation & the Mystical Beyonda", is a rich, fresh and solid work of song craft, rock production and sonic construction in the folk tradition. Clocking in at over an hour and featuring an all-star cast of music makers, “Reconciliation and the Mystical Beyonda” is the result of a great deal of studio work at La Luna and Double Phelix in Kalamazoo over the cours... READ MORE

Beyond the Beyonda

12/02/2013 at 9:06am EST
video by John Hanson

photos below by John Hanson

The Local Spins Live Artist Spotlight

03/29/2013 at 11:37pm EST
The busy Earthwork Music collective co-founder closes out St. Cecilia’s Fresh Folk series with his wife, singer May Erlewine. But musically speaking, he never stops moving … or collaborating.

The impromptu rehearsal and inspired performance said it all.

As a founder of the Earthwork Music collective, respected mid-Michigan singer-songwriter Seth Bernard is all about collaboration, coopera... READ MORE

Double Phelix

03/29/2013 at 11:24pm EST
Photos from my 3/26/13 Session at Double Phelix were taken by Cameron Tarnas

Is This You?

05/18/2010 at 1:00am EST
Yes folks, my opus is finished. It took a Saturn Return's worth of moons to cultivate. Now it's yours and I'm moving on to new work/play. You can buy "Is This You?" at It will keep you company through the painful passages and challenging obstacles. And on the dream drives and Lake Michigan sunsets. Thank you for being this here. READ MORE

Strutt Records: 350

12/21/2009 at 2:21pm EST
Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by Andy Catlin and Ben Lau at Strutt Studios, Kalamazoo.
Mastered by Ben Lau
Cover Photo by Darren Bain
Additional Engineering by Alec Johnston


350 parts per million is what many scientists, climate experts, and progressive national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.

Unless we are able to rapidly returns t... READ MORE

Daniel Johnston isn't dead!

02/05/2008 at 2:21pm EST
I got to play guitar and keyboard with one of my favorite songwriters, Daniel Johnston ! Here's some youtube from the show:

My old friend Brett Hartenbach is Daniel's guitar player and he asked Dominic and I to be a part of the show. That's Brian Muldoon from the Upholsterers ( and the Muldoons ( on t... READ MORE


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