Michael was raised in Sparta, Wisconsin and grew up listening to everything from the Beatles to Motown. Living in Nashville for 7 years influenced him too. Today, as a singer/songwriter that includes all styles, Michael performs anything from Tom Petty, Van Morrison to Blake Shelton. On February 29, 2020 he'll have a CD release party at Bare Bones Brewery in Oshkosh. All original compositions. For the last 35 years Michael has played everything from House Concerts to Blues Jams.