Mike Daley bios/photos

I've included two bios, one focused on my lecture work and the other on my musical work.

For lectures:

Dr. Mike Daley is a freelance popular music history lecturer around Toronto. He holds a Ph.D in musicology and has published widely on a variety of musical subjects. Mike's well-received lectures on the Beatles, Elvis, jazz, folk music and much more have gained him a strong following in the GTA. Mike also offers video lecture series on his website, mikedaleymusic.com and is currently writing a history of live music in the Yorkville coffee house district of Toronto in the 1950s and 1960s. 

For musical performances:

Mike Daley is a guitarist and singer based in Toronto. A professional musician for over 30 years, Mike has toured Canada, the United States and England and has recorded extensively in a variety of musical styles. Mike is a longtime member of Fraser/Daley and he holds the position of Assistant Music Director at Church of the Redeemer in Toronto. Mike's lecture-concerts under the name ‘Dr. Mike Daley Presents’ regularly attract sellout audiences. For more information, go to mikedaleymusic.com.


Photo of Mike - high resolution

Photo of Mike - low resolution

Photo of Jill and Mike - high resolution

Photo of Jill and Mike - low resolution


An extended interview podcast episode on Talkin' Blues about my musical life.

An interview with Jill and I on the Preconceived podcast.

My academic CV