NEWS

  • Nov 28, 2016 -- Big Announcement!  Michael will be performing at the 2016 Belk Bowl Fanfest on Dec. 29th.  Show will be headlined by Tim McGraw!

  • Oct 18, 2016 -- Big Announcement!  The legendary Mickey Gilley has released "Kickin' It Down The Road!" The title track was written by Michael, Byron Hill and Mike Kenny.  Call 1-800-445-5391 to purchase a copy!

 

  • June 29, 2016 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be part of this year's Matthews Alive Festival in Matthews, NC on Sept. 4th.   He will be opening for this year's headliner, Joe Diffie!  The festival is FREE to the public!

  • June 29, 2016 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be part of this year's Clayton Shindig in Clayton, NC on Oct. 8th.  The Clayton Shindig features 10 bands on 2 stages.  This year's headliner is American Aquarium!

  • June 8, 2016 -- Michael's song, "Kickin' It Down The Road" (written by Michael, Byron Hill and Mike Kenny) will be the title track to Mickey Gilley's upcoming album!  Release date TBD.  PRESS RELEASE
 

  • Mar 24, 2016 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be the featured performer at The Ice House Theater on Fri. May 29th in Selma, NC.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  Michael and the band will begin at 7:45pm.  For more information, contact The Ice House Theater at 919-631-3797.
  • Dec 15, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be the featured performer at The Ice House Theater on Fri. Feb. 26th in Selma, NC.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  Michael and the band will begin at 7:45pm.  For more information, contact The Ice House Theater at 919-631-3797.
  • Dec 13, 2015 -- "I would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all the performers, musicians, songwriters, venue owners and managers, promoters, show sponsors, media  and all others that I’ve had the pleasure of working with this year.  And also, a very special 'thank you' to all the people who come out to the shows, purchase the music and genuinely offer their support!"  God Bless! -Michael

Performers, Songwriters & Musicians: 

Byron Hill

Dean Marion 

Dale Whitener

Mickey Wall

Phillip Coggins

Brandon Coggins

Mandy Barnett

Mickey Gilley

Blackhawk

John "Hound" Brown

Vince Gill

Paul Franklin

Kenny Sears 

Ottar "Big Hand" Johansen 



Venue Owners/Managers, Promoters, Media & others:  

David Briggs (The High Point Theater, High Point, NC) 

Stan Lowery (The Don Gibson Theater, Shelby, NC)

Debbie Lumpkins (High Point Arts Council, High Point, NC)

Lee Anne Moore (Matthews Alive Festival, Matthews, NC)

Phil & Erin Wise (The Ice House Theater, Selma, NC)

Mike Kenny (Kenny Entertainment Group, Greensboro, NC)

Brandon Crumpton (Key Signature Entertainment, Matthews, NC)

Audrey Robinette (Key Signature Entertainment, Matthews, NC)

Sharon Sexton (Brightleaf Hoedown, Yanceyville, NC)

Terry Spivey (Goodsport Productions, Nashville, TN)

Kevin Sport (The Right Place With Kevin Sport, Nashville, TN)

RFD-TV (Nashville, TN)

BHP Entertainment (Nashville, TN)

Broadcast Music, Inc. (Nashville, TN)

Triage Music, Inc. (Nashville, TN)

  • Oct 1, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be the featured performer at The Ice House Theater on Fri. Nov. 6th in Selma, NC.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  Michael and the band will begin at 7:45pm.  For more information, contact The Ice House Theater at 919-631-3797.
  • Sept 28, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be performing at The Don Gibson Theater on Sat. Oct. 10th in Shelby, NC.  The show will be headlined by The Timejumpers featuring Vince Gill!  Michael and the band will begin at 6:30pm, followed by The Timejumpers at 8:00pm. 
  • Aug 7, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be performing at the 2015 Brightleaf Hoedown on Sat. Sept. 19th in Yanceyville, NC.  Show begins at 2:30 in the historic town square!

  • July 25, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be performing at The Don Gibson Theater on Sat. Aug. 29th in Shelby, NC.  The show will be headlined by the great Mickey Gilley!  Michael will begin at 6:30pm, followed by Mickey Gilley at 8:00pm.  Tickets are available here!

  • June 10, 2015 -- New Show Announced!  Michael will be opening for Blackhawk at the Matthews Alive Festival on Sunday Sept. 6th.  Michael will take the stage at 5:30pm followed by Blackhawk.  If you're in or around Charlotte, NC on Labor Day weekend, drive over to Matthews, NC for the festival.  It's free to the public!

  • May 19, 2015 -- "Carry On," a song penned by Michael, Byron Hill and Mike Kenny, has been recorded by Ottar "Big Hand" Johansen (Norway/Scandinavia) and will be on his upcoming album "50 Years On The Road."  Release date is set for May 29, 2015.  Thanks Big Hand!

  • September 4, 2014 -- New show announced!  October 16, 2014 Michael will be performing at Centennial Station in High Point, NC.  Acoustic performance starts at 7:00!
  • August 27, 2014 -- New show announced!  October 4, 2014 Michael will be performing at The Railhouse in Aberdeen, NC.  Full band show starts at 9:00!
  • July 22, 2014 -- Michael is now in rotation on PANDORA Internet Radio!  Set up your "Stay Country" channel now!
Pandora Internet Radio
  • June 30, 2014 -- Listen for Michael's interview on WKXR 1260AM with Larry Reid on Thursday July 3rd at 9:30!
  • May 19, 2014 -- Michael has been nominated for Best Male Country Performer at the 2014 Carolina Music Awards.  Please go vote for Michael here!
  • May 1, 2014 -- New show announced!  On Wednesday June 18, 2014, Michael will be performing with 5 other songwriters at The Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem, NC as a part of "Songwriters On The Road."  Show starts at 7:30pm.  Other performers  include hit songwriters Byron HillJohn Ford Coley and Roxie Dean.  Call  336-747-1414 for tickets or order online here.
  • March 26, 2014 -- New show announced!  Saturday May 3, 2014, Michael will be opening for CMA, ACM, IBMA & Grammy winner Marty Raybon at The Don Gibson Theater in Shelby, NC.  Show starts at 8:00pm.  Purchase tickets here.
  • March 24, 2014 -- New shows announced!  Saturday July 5, 2014, Michael will be headlining this year's Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion at the Denton Farmpark in Denton, NC.  Shows will be at 3:00pm and 8:00pm.  Stay tuned for more details!
  • February 18, 2014 -- Join Michael on "The Carolina Show" on WQFS Wednesday February 19, 2014 at 12:30pm.  He'll be in-studio with Chris Roulhac playing live and talking about his upcoming show with Jim Lauderdale!

  • February 12, 2014 -- Read the new album review of STAY COUNTRY by Paul Oxley at New Country UK!

  • January 29, 2014 -- Check out the short video from filmmaker Jack Pennington featuring Michael and the band.
  • January 14, 2014 --  KICKIN' IT DOWN THE ROAD will be in rotation on Honky-Tonk Junkie Radio starting 1-16-14.  Go check them out!
  • November 2, 2013 --  Michael has been selected to perform at the 2014 Triad Music Festival in Winston-Salem, NC in January.  Stay tuned for updates!

  • April 11, 2013 -- New show announced!  Sunday May 26, 2013 at Crouse Park in Sparta, NC, opening for Marty Raybon!
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  • February 9, 2013 -- Dowload Michael's new app for Android mobile devices! Hear tunes, see performance dates, keep up with the latest news and more! Mobile App Link
Country Music Mobile App Download
  • January 16, 2013 -- Watch Michael's performance on January 22nd live on USTREAM at 10:00pm EST.
  • January 14, 2013 -- Hear Michael on this week's Country Dreams Radio Show!  Click here for times and stations.
  • January 1, 2013 -- Michael is on the cover of the January issue of "The Billy Block Magazine."  Check it out here.

 

 

  • October 27, 2012 -- Michael will be taping a segment on 10-29-12 for the radio show "The Right Place with Kevin Sport."  Stay tuned for airing date!
The Right Place With Kevin Sport Radio Show
  •  October 25, 2012 -- Michael will be playing at NASCAR Day in Randleman, NC on Saturday, October 27, 2012.  Show starts at 1:30 on the Main Stage.
  •  September 4, 2012 -- The new EP, STAY COUNTRY, is available today!  Download from iTunes or Amazon
 

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