Mike Haysom holding ukulele against blue door

Mike Haysom - Ukulelist

Based in Galloway, Scotland, Mike is an award-winning ukulele player, composer and classically trained guitarist.

His music is characterised by intricate fingerpicking, varied techniques and contrasting styles, giving a contemporary take on the instrument with influences coming from classical guitar, world music and prog rock.


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Latest Release

The Natural Place - Music Inspired by Galloway

Ukulele album featuring music and stunning photo booklet that create an audio-visual tour of Galloway, Scotland.


  • “Mike’s wonderful voice, original compositions, inventive arrangements and skilful playing make him one to watch.” Stuart Butterworth, Creative Director, Ukulele Festival of Scotland
  • “Light relief after a hard day, wonderful music to do some serious relaxing to” Simon Taylor, Cool Cat Ukes
  • “…deliciously enchanting music…exquisitely performed…Mike’s ukulele picking is mesmerizing.” Mike Flaherty, Uke Planet
  • “Mike Haysom blew everyone away playing his own compositions to perfection - a highlight for me.” Peter Moss, International Ukulele Performer
  • “Mike’s gentle style and beautiful melodies were in complete contrast to the raucous trio of ovations he got at the thrilling conclusion to his fantastic set.” Matt Warnes, World of Ukes