Michael Pickett

June 4, 2017 @ 1:40 pm
Orangeville Opera House

michael pickett

In the 70s, 80s, and 90s Michael Pickett established himself as a musically ground-breaking, electrifying singer/songwriter/harmonica player, [Whiskey Howl, Wooden Teeth, Michael Pickett Band], surrounding himself with some of the top musicians in the country. He’s received two JUNO nominations and won several Jazz Report, Real Blues, and Maple Blues awards including the coveted Maple Blues ‘Blues with a Feeling Award’ for his passionate lifelong commitment to the blues.

Pickett has shared the stage with Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, James Cotton, Jeff Healey, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, John Hammond, Sunnyland Slim, Lazy Lester, Matt Minglewood, Hubert Sumlin, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Son Seals, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Tea Party, George Porter Jr., Lee Oskar, Jerry Portnoy, Watermelon Slim, Guy Davis, and more.

Today his solo acoustic performances elicit standing ovations in venues like Toronto’s Massey Hall, Olympia’s Washington Center for the Performing Arts and Spain’s Teatro Marbella.

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