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June 30, 2011Michael is teaming up with Myspace UK for The Great Festival Giveaway this summer to offer some fantastic prizes. Enter to win by LIKING The Great Festival Giveaway and comment #LOVE followed by Michael Franti at the link below! MYSPACE UK THE GREAT FESTIVAL GIVEAWAY >>
June 29, 2011Duet, Italian Release, Lorenzo Jovanotti, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Music Video, The Sound of Sunshine, The Sound of Sunshine AlbumJust released! 'The Sound Of Sunshine' single and album are now available on iTUNES ITALY! The Italian Version of the single featuring Lorenzo Jovanotti is a must have, following Michael's appearance in Milan supporting Lorenzo's arena shows. Those who were able to catch Lorenzo at his first US festival show at Bonnaroo this Summer, know this is a very special duet version! PURCHASE THE ITALIAN VERSION OF "THE SOUND OF SUNSHINE" >> PURCHASE THE ITALIAN VERSION OF THE SOUND OF SUNSHINE ALBUM >> WATCH "THE SOUND OF SUNSHINE" FEAT...
June 28, 2011All-American Summer Concert Series, concert, Fox & Friends, Live Performance, Michael Franti & SpearheadFriday, July 22nd, Michael performs on Fox & Friends All-American Summer concert series. Be sure to tune-in or, better yet, catch the performance in Midtown Manhattan. Check your local listings for showtimes. FOX & FRIENDS ALL-AMERICAN SUMMER DETAILS >> CHECK FOR UPDATES ON MICHAEL'S TOUR SCHEDULE >>
June 9, 2011Byron Bluesfest, Christchurch Earthquake, Japanese Tsunami, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Queensland Australia Flood, Red Cross DonationsOn Wednesday, April 20, 2011, Michael Franti along with Byron Bluesfest Producer, Peter Noble, hosted a benefit concert leading up to the festival in Byron Bay, Australia at the Northern Hotel. It was an intimate and a huge night of music, love and money - raising $26,747.60 toward disaster relief for the Queensland, Australia flood, Christchurch earthquake and the Japanese tsunami victims which took a toll on millions of people across the world. We are overwhelmed and thankful to all the fans, staff, crew and musicians that took time and money out of their own pockets to...
June 22, 2011
April 20, 2011
'The Sound of Sunshine' is the upcoming seventh studio album by Michael Franti and Spearhead due to be released on May 16th.
USA Today has hailed it as full of "Festival-friendly reggae pop grooves and radiant hope-filled songs." and it is arguably the most cohesive, romantic and life-affirming album that the duo have ever made.
After their 2008 album 'All Rebel Rockers' Franti was hospitalized for a ruptured appendix which gave the artists plenty of time to pen the tracks.
"Music is sunshine," Franti says." It gives us...
April 20, 2011
By James Ball
At the time of writing, the weather outside my window has gone from being a glorious display of sunshine and warmth of the last few days to a grey, drab affair that can’t even be bothered of rain. And it’s muggy. Of course, Michael Franti and his long-time creation Spearhead aren’t known for taking a bright day and making it all crappy, so I placed this new album, already huge in the musical behemoth of the USA, in the player and while the weather outside didn’t change a whole lot, I felt a whole lot sunnier on...
November 1, 2010