MICHAEL "Murch" POWERS Bandleader, Guitarist & Vocalist
shown his first guitar chord by the legendary JIMMY REED.
As a youth, he spent his summers down south in the fields by day, but at night hanging out with the porch Bluesmen.
He was mentored by JAMES COTTON as he toured with him as a teen, one Summer.
His LIVE show tributes to: Jimmy Reed, Lightnin' Hopkins, Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, the British Blues, Robert Johnson and of course, Jimi Hendrix - and
reflects his diverse influences when he performs his original compositions.
His live show can include electric, steel & acoustic guitars, full band, solo or duo with a harmonica player...
A FESTIVAL FAVORITE FOR BLUES FANS & THE MEDIA
"POWERS is the Future of the Blues" Billboard Magazine.