Warming Up For The Concert With Michael
Featuring Michael Franti
October 2, 2013
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Michael is an American poet, musician, and composer. He is the creator and lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wide spectrum of peace and social justice issues
For his website see http://www.michaelfranti.com. Click here for his Wikipedia page.
Michael is 6 feet, 6 inches tall.
Aside from the occasional flip flops when necessary, he’s been barefoot for over 12 years.
He’s originally from Oakland, California.
His appendix ruptured while on tour in 2010. He had to cancel shows to have an emergency appendectomy.
His mother had Irish, German, and French ancestry, and his father was of African-American and Native American descent.
Michael spent his grade 9 school year in Edmonton, Alberta.