2x "WC Handy Music Award Nominee", 3x "BLUES MUSIC AWARD" Nominee and "NEW YORK CHAPTER OF THE BLUES HALL OF FAME" Inductee, MICHAEL POWERS was born & raised in Bayonne, NJ and spent his Summers down South, where the evening entertainment were porch bluesman. POWERS was taught barre chording technique (guitar) by the legendary Jimmy Reed. POWERS (aka "Murch") toured and recorded THE BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY with The AdLibs. During his high school summers toured as part of James Cotton's Band. POWERS was part of the New York cult clubs Great Gildersleeves, Dan Lynch's, Manny's Car Wash, Maxx Kansas City, The Ritz, CBGB's and now, Terra Blues. He has recorded, preformed with, or opened for Johnny Winter, Pinetop Perkins, Buddy Miles, Expensive Winos, Stanley Jordan, Tom Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Chambers Brothers, Canned Heat, Gunhild Carling, Jackie Flavelle, Rab McCollough, Hubert Sumlin, HoneyBoy Edwards, John Lee Hooker, Cherelles, The Holmes Brothers, Buckwheat Zydeco and even James Brown! His 3 released CD's are ONYX ROOT, PRODIGAL SON (Baryon Records) and REVOLUTIONARY BOOGIE (ZoHoMusic.com), plus CDBaby indie released BLUESIANA BREEZE & a DVD "4 Guitars 7 Originals". POWERS is a vocalist, guitarist, arranger & composer whose Blues can make you laugh, dance, sing and cry and who includes an amazing RJohnson, MuddyW, JLHooker, JHendrix musical tribute at EVERY show! Delta, Chicago, Porch Blues & Classic Rock all experienced in one person! Performs twice weekly, solo & with his band FREQUENCY at Terra Blues (www.TerraBlues.com) New York City USA
"Raw Blues The Series" (Episode4 & "The Intro - Band#2) on YouTube at:
"Michael Powers is the Future of the Blues" BILLBOARD MAGAZINE.
http://www.MICHAELPOWERS.com (for ALL links, hi-rez photos, booking, licensing, reviews, festivals, gear).
AMERICAN BLUES SCENE MAGAZINE July 2012 Audio Interview: http://www.americanbluesscene.com/2012/07/qa-airplay-direct-july-contest-winner-michael-powers/
BAND PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Michael-Powers-Blues-Frequency/126873007345520
MANAGEMENT FB PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/StratosphericTalentManagementUSA?ref=hl
VIDEO CHANNEL: http://www.YOUTUBE.com/playlist?list=PLB29CA4AFDB57D90B&feature=plcp