Michael Powers toured with The AdLibs and his first recording was THE BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY, a song repopularized by Manhattan Transfer. He has since recorded, performed with, or opened for Johnny Winter, Pinetop Perkins, Buddy Miles, Expensive Winos, Stanley Jordan, Tom Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Chambers Brothers, Canned Heat, Gunhild Carling, Jackie Flavelle, Hubert Sumlin, HoneyBoy Edwards, John Lee Hooker, Cherelles, The Holmes Brothers, Buckwheat Zydeco and even James Brown. In 2004 MICHAEL POWERS signs with Baryon Records and releases the ONYX ROOT CD in 2005 which garners two W.C. Handy Award nominations. In 2007 PRODIGAL SON is released, garnering three Memphis Blues Music Award nominations, including Song of the Year, as well as a pre-Grammy nomination, both for title track. In 2011 ZoHo Records released his REVOLUTIONARY BOOGIE CD. The first track I MISS YOUR KISSIN was a semi-fiinalist in the 2012 INTERNATIONAL Songwriting Competition. He released on CDBaby.com his indie CD "BLUESIANA BREEZE" and solo DVD "4 GUITARS 6 ORIGINALS". Michael Powers performs solo on Monday at 7:30pm and with his Band late Friday nights at www.TerraBlues.com. (ASCAP/BMG/SOUNDEXCHANGE Member)
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