Live Performance On Tempo FM

Jan 30, 2015

Mike is interviewed by Paul Richards of Tempo FM (107.4 FM) and plays 3 songs live.
Click on the following link to listen
Courtesy of Tempo FM.

Proper Tunes, Properly Done!

Jan 23, 2015

3 Star review by Trevor Raggatt in the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of R2 Magazine. "A really enjoyable set of tunes"!


"Harrogate Advertiser Review"

Aug 14, 2014

"Starkings Songs Shine Brightly"!


ANOTHER FLAME available!

May 14, 2014

After a few hiccups and CD replication issues, ANOTHER FLAME is now available! Details below...



Nov 26, 2013

Recording finally completed on the new album - "Another Flame"


New Album nearly finished

Sep 15, 2013

If you think that "Real Surprise" covered a number of styles...


Pannal G C - Friday 8th Feb

Jan 30, 2013

Over 100 tickets sold already!


New Songs!

Oct 23, 2012

New material available soon! Mike and Lisa have performed 4 of the new songs at the recent sell out gigs to a great reception.


R2 Review!

Jul 23, 2012

Good review in Specialist Singer-Songwriter Magazine.


Regular Show on Tempo fm (107.4)!

Jun 21, 2012

After the success of his first 2 radio shows, Mike has been asked to present a regular 2 hour show - "The Essential Gig Guide" on Sundays.


Song & Guitar Lessons Harrogate

May 25, 2012

Mike has literally hundreds of songs in his repertoire and is regularly asked to assist aspiring vocalists/guitarists to arrange songs (and provide backing when needed) for them to either enjoy “in private” or as a party piece for appropriate functions.


"Mike & Lisa were excellent..."

Apr 20, 2012

Mike & Lisa performed for the first time since the birth of Lisa's baby (Archie) at the North Stainley 50 club on April 5th. "What a great evening!" - Neville Newton.

Mike to host his own show on TEMPO FM!

Mar 12, 2012

After his successful appearance on Tempo FM ("First class" - David Drury), Mike has been invited to host a Saturday afternoon show in the near future.


Fans fly in from Europe to see Mikes gigs!

Mar 9, 2012

Fans fly in from Holland and Belgium to see Mike at the Ascot House on April 28th!


Tracks played on TEMPO FM!

Jan 17, 2012

Mike is interviewed by David Drury on TEMPO FM - "Absolutely First Class"


Great Press Coverage!

Dec 12, 2011

A big feature on Mike appears in "PLUSH" magazine - also included on their website (


Ted Waite (long term musical pal) reviews "Real Surprise"

Nov 30, 2011

"A Musical Selection Box!"


Another Great Review - Harrogate Hospital Radio

Oct 17, 2011

Bill Caw of Harrogate Hospital Radio says "I love Mike's songs. Very melodic. Just very enjoyable stuff. We have a number of the tracks (from Real Surprise) on our 24 hour playlist."


Real Surprise availability!

Sep 14, 2011

Individual Tracks available for downloading!


Another unsolicited CD review!

Jul 27, 2011

Its a long time since we have listened to an album where every track held our attention!


Great Review!

Jun 7, 2011

Really positive (and unsolicited!) review of Real Surprise by the well known BBC broadcaster Nik Wood. Please click here to see!


CD Available

May 27, 2011

The long awaited album "Real Surprise" by Mike Starkings (and friends) is now available.

"Awesome" - Keith Hutton



March 12th: Mike to host his own show on TEMPO FM

After his appearance as a guest ("first class" - David Drury), Mike will be hosting his own show soon!

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Mike Starkings - Another Flame

Another Flame, is available
now. £9.00 + £1.50 P&P

Mike Starkings - Real Surprise

Real Surprise, is available
now. £7.00 + £1.50 P&P

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