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Michael Thomas is 27 years old and was born and raised in Davidson County, North Carolina. Michael has played music all of his life. He is a very talented musician. Not only is Michael a singer and songwriter but he also plays several instruments which include drums, bass, guitar and some fiddle. Michael has been traveling to Nashville, TN over the past year finishing his 1st demo CD titled “Bonafide County Boy” with producer Bob McGilpin. It was released in May of 2008. There are five songs on his CD and 3 of the songs were written by Michael himself, which include “Bonafide Country Boys”, “Nobody Else but You”, and “Drowning In Her Memories”. He has been going to Nashville every chance he can get to try and break into the Country Music Business. He has performed at The Nashville Palace, The Stage, Second Fiddle, Fiddle and Steel Guitar Bar, French Quarter Café and Full Moon Saloon in Nashville TN within the past year along with performing on stage with his grandpa in a band called Cannonball Express since he was 10 years old. Michael recently won the Stetson Rocks Contest on Ourstage.com. Stetson is going to do a digital release of a CD featuring his song “Bonafide Country Boys” that will be promoted nationwide and released worldwide digitally on over 100 websites and possibly in stores. He also participated in the Childress Idol in Lexington NC where he was the only male out of the top 3 finalists. Michael also participated in The Next Big Star contest put on by 96.9 The Kat and Corona where he made it to the top 10 finalists to be able to open up for Kenny Chesney at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC on August 21st, 2008. He is currently a member of BMI and CMA. Michael’s 1st single, “Bonafide Country Boys”, was released in late July of 2008 on Mark Trail Music, M-T-M, compilation CD 30. His 2nd single, Drowning in Her Memories, has just been released this November on M-T-M compilation CD 32. There have been several reviews done about his CD release. You can find a few of them at countrystarsonline.com, rizingstarzzz.com and countryjukebox.de. He loves the older style of Country Music, and hopes to try and bring that sound back one day. With an open mind and a great country sound Michael hopes to be in the business for a long time doing what he loves to do, “Performing country music”…