Michael Franti Spearhead Tickets
Michael Franti has been ruling the hearts of fans all over the world ever since he began his career in music in the year 1986. Born on the 21st of April, 1966, Michael Franti is one of the leading music composers, musicians and poets in the United States. In the year 1994, he created the band called Spearhead, which he leads as vocalist. The band is famous for its unique blend of hip hop with a vast spectrum of other genres such as rock, folk, jazz, reggae, funk and many more as well. Not only is Michael Franti a brilliant musician, he also speaks in support of a large variety of issues, including social justice, peace and several others as well. Michael Franti Spearheadis now headed your way to give you a mind blowing performance and tickets are already is great demand!
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Michael Franti Spearhead
Michael Franti became part of The Beatnigs in the year 1986, which was an industrial group that explored punk music. During his years in the University of San Francisco, he began to develop an interest in music as a career and started a group called Spearhead in the year 1994, which included a number of fellow artists he had worked with such as mainstay Carl Young. The group went to work on their debut album, which was released in September of the same year under the title of Home. The album explored a more soul and funk side of their music, and included hit songs such as Positive, which went on to appear on a record by the Red Hot Organization calledStolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool Compilation.
Following the release of their debut album, Spearhead released their second record in March of the year 1997. The album was named Chocolate Supa Highway and it went on to become a considerable success, revolving around the genres of hip hip and reggae. It also featured other popular artists such as Joan Osborne and Stephen Marley. After the release of their first two albums, the group decided to change their recording label, and formed their own recording company called the Boo Boo Wax. Henceforth, the band came to be known as Michael Franti & Spearhead, due to the fact that their previous label were the owners of the rights of the title Spearhead.
In the year 2003, Michael Franti Spearhead released another album called Everyone Deserves Music. The record included several numbers composed by Franti on his guitar as well as his own lyrics, which were set to rock chords and several other styles such as funk. Afrobeat, bossa nova, dancehall, reggae and many more as well. Some of the most popular songs from the album include Bomb the World, Pray For Grace, What I Be, Love Why Did You Go Away, We Don't Stop, Yes I Will, Everyone Deserves Music and various more as well. The same year, Michael Franti also issued an acoustic album. The record was entitled Songs from the Front Porch and it contained remixed old numbers from his previous albums along with some original tracks as well.
Michael Franti went on an extensive tour shortly afterward, which included places such as the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Baghdad, and Israel. Inspired by his visits to these places, he released an album called Yell Fire! on the 25th of July, 2006. In the album, he seeks to explore the human value in the time of war by sharing his experiences through the songs in the album. In addition to this, he also released a film called I Know I'm Not Alone, which featured songs from the album Yell Fire!. The famous pop diva, Pink provided backing vocals for the track, One Step Closer to You.
The band has managed to gain worldwide fame due to their outstanding music as well as by going on tours all over the world and appearing in alternative media, such asDemocracy Now! and Mother Jones magazine. Now this amazing band is on its way to bring to you a series of performances full of great music, exciting atmosphere and a loads of fun! Hurry up and secure the best deals to theMichael Franti Spearhead tickets and get set to have an incredible night!
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