Saturday, February 7, 2009

Michael Pickett Announces Florida Schedule of National Tour

Multiple award-winning EMI recording artist and 2x JUNO nominee.
One of Canada's primo solo acoustic roots, blues, americana singer/songwriters.
International touring artist.


11 Baine’s Books & Coffee / Appomattox, VA
13, 14 Lowcountry Blues Bash / Charleston, SC
15 House concert / Columbia, SC
19 Olivia’s Coffee House / Eustis, FL
21 House Concert / Melbourne, FL
22 Backyard Concert Series / Cocoa Beach, FL
27 Luna Star Café / N.Miami, FL

1 Alligator Alley / Oakland Park, FL
7 Buckingham Blues Bar / Ft. Meyers, FL
8 Bert’s Bar & Grill / Matlacha, FL
9 Ice Blue Concert Series / Islamorada, FL
14 Café Unique / Cocoa Village, FL
15 The Frog and The Hummingbird Co. and Butterfield Roadhouse / Sopchoppy, FL
20 House Concert / Chattanooga, TN
21 Charles & Myrtle’s Coffeehouse / Chattanooga, TN
22 House Concert / Boone, NC
25 Lowes Speedway Clubhouse / Concord, NC / TBC


A seasoned professional musician for 40 years, Michael is also a veteran of participating in and/or leading harmonica/acoustic guitar/ songwriting workshops and has been giving instruction (harmonica/acoustic guitar) for more than 25 years.

Visit his websites to view videos, listen to songs, read his bio and reviews... and much more!
"Compelling, brilliant, and unique! An eclectic and captivating 'Roots' storyteller /songwriter a la Delta Blues, Country, Americana, delivered with muscular guitar riffs, virtuoso award winning harmonica, and a voice dripping with sly insights. Forget the awards. Forget the standing ovations. Michael Pickett is a must see!!!" B.Pulford
"One of the finest harmonica players of all time." Lee Oskar
"I had a vision that he was gonna be one of the best. In my book he is." Hubert Sumlin
"An amazing artist who breathes new life into the Blues with energy and charisma." Downeast (USA)
"His [songs] transcend the urban Blues idiom." Billboard
"He's got it folks! A real student of the Blues." Sing Out! (USA)
"One of Canada's top acoustic Blues artists." Blues Revue (USA)
"Gives good chase to John Hammond on guitar and leaves him behind on harp!" Blues Matters! (UK)
"Occupying center stage is Pickett whose talents on harmonica and resophonic guitar shine throughout." Performing Songwriter (USA)
Has played with and/or shared the stage with James Cotton . Jeff Healey . Bo Diddley . Koko Taylor . Downchild Blues Band . John Hammond . Matt "Guitar" Murphy . Doug Kershaw . Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith . Snooky Pryor . Sunnyland Slim . Lazy Lester . Tom Rush . Josh White Jr . Rory Block . Matt Minglewood . T.Graham Brown . Kentucky Headhunters . Hubert Sumlin . Taj Mahal . Muddy Waters . Son Seals . Big Bill Morganfield . Robert Cray . Buddy Guy . Jon Cleary . Tea Party . Anthony Gomes . Lee Oskar. Gary Nicholson . The Players . Fortunate Sons . Colin Linden . Brian Stoltz . George Porter Jr . Watermelon Slim, and more.

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