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Mike Moran Acoustic and Electric Guitars Vocals; Jason Kott Bass and Vocals; Matt Hayes Drums; Mike Root Keyboards
About the ArtistA staple on the touring circuit, up-and-coming singer-songwriter Mike Moran has earned comparisons to John Mayer, Dave Matthews and Paul Simon with his catchy acoustic melodies and high-energy live shows. Mike’s charismatic stage presence and relentless touring schedule have won the singer fans across the country, propelling songs “Best Be Falling” and “Chicago” to the top of fan charts on Ourstage.com and garnering invitations to open for Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Martin Sexton, Eddie Money and Derrick Brown. In 2008, Mike was highlighted as a Featured Artist on AOL Music, and was a Grand Final winner on Ourstage.com for his infectious single, “Delicious.” With over 40 original compositions and two full-length albums under his belt, Mike continues to perform over 200 shows a year, earning critical and fan praise and building his reputation as one of the most in-demand artists on the independent music scene.
Can Provide own P.A System, and Lighting. Enough for a 9 piece band.
Solo acoustic shows travels with Bose L1 Speaker System.
Music Grand Prize Winner September 2008
Feature on AOL Music
February 2009 Contemporary/Soft Rock
September 2008 Singer/Songwriter (Male)
September 2008 Contemporary/Soft Rock
August 2008 Singer/Songwriter (Male)
May 2009 Pop
February 2010 Judging Excellence
January 2010 Judging Excellence
November 2009 Judging Excellence
March 2009 Judging Excellence
November 2008 Judging Excellence
October 2008 Judging Excellence
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