Latest Album My Heart is my home
What began as a live-to-tape studio album came to fruition through remote collaborations, with the album’s central themes of personal healing, social change, and cultural transformation resonating even more deeply as we emerge from the pandemic.
Recorded at La Luna Recording and Sound in Kalamazoo, the album features Dave Bruzza (Greensky Bluegrass), Theo Katzman (Vulfpeck), Dan Rickabus (The Crane Wives), Jordan Hamilton (Last Gasp Collective) and Mike Shimmin (The Olllam, Joshua Davis).
My Heart is My Home demos mixtape!
First sketches, home demos, and early versions of all the songs from My Heart is My Home, using the sequence suggested by Gregory Stovetop, with an original design by Will Thomas and an intro by Iris Betsy Bernard.
Michigan folk-pop artist Seth Bernard blends music with activism, but doesn't forsake fun
Latest Music Video
Title track from Seth’s 2021 album “My Heart is My Home.”
- Seth Bernard—vocals, acoustic guitar
- Laurel Premo—violin/fiddle
Video by Steve Leaf
It’s Time to Kick Gas, by Bill McKibben
“Seth Bernard’s work for racial, economic and environmental justice has long inspired me. He also happens to be an absurdly talented singer, musician, and songwriter.”
Digging deeper for
A Circulation of Solutions
Showing up with
with music and activism
My creative process keeps me going and serves as the baseline for the social change work that I do. Becoming a patron is a great way to stay connected and help everything I do become stronger and more resilient.
A cure for pain
Hope for the future
These Dogtown Studio Session were special to me working with friends I’ve played with since my early teens.
Let Love Light the way
State of Water Podcast
A podcast focusing on clean water issues and their relationship to policy, equity, community and climate, hosted by Seth Bernard. State of Water is a program of the Michigan-based non-profit organization Title Track, and is powered by the Clean Water Campaign for Michigan. The podcast is made possible through a generous contribution from the Esperance Foundation.