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Michael Ricks

Michael Ricks aka Rix is an American country artist and author. He is best known for his skills as a banjo player and is recognized throughout the country. Ricks is the author of the book From Cult to Country: An Asthmatic’s Journey to Find More Air. Ricks appeared in Ken Burns's national advertisement, which was sponsored by Bank of America and promoted the PBS documentary. In 2019, Ricks’ book also got featured on Amazon Prime in AmericArt. As of 2021, Ricks is on a music tour and is set to perform at multiple festivals including Lifest Music City.

Michael Ricks aka Rix is an American country artist and author. He is best known for his skills as a banjo player and is recognized throughout the country. Ricks is the author of the book From Cult to Country: An Asthmatic’s Journey to Find More Air. Ricks appeared in Ken Burns's national advertisement, which was sponsored by Bank of America and promoted the PBS documentary. In 2019, Ricks’ book also got featured on Amazon Prime in AmericArt. As of 2021, Ricks is on a music tour and is set to perform at multiple festivals including Lifest Music City.

More About Michael Ricks

  • What is your favorite quote? It’s not to who you know. It’s who knows you! When the say “I know somebody who can do _________ “ and Say your name and refer you for that skill or opportunity. Trent Tomlinson - hit songw
  • Are there any moments that stand out as having a significant impact on your career? Getting to you play banjo and sing in the National Bank of America commercial for Ken Burns “Country Music “ on PBS.
  • Outside of your profession do you have any hobbies/interests? Fishing, golf ,painting as an artist, photographer ,sports
  • Who do you look up to as a mentor and why? Michael Jackson Keith Urban Raleigh Park Darius Rucker I look up to these people because of their work ethic and talent.
  • Is there anything else we should know about you? http://www.instagram .com/iammichaelrixbanjo
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