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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 3, 2011Michael and Spearhead's Italian release of The Sound of Sunshine is available online and in stores June 14th! CHECK OUT the links below for some press Michael received during his last visit to Italy. PURCHASE THE SOUND OF SUNSHINE >> VANITY FAIR ITALY >> VOLUME ARTICLE >> MAX ARTICLE >> QN ARTICLE >> SPORT WEEK ARTICLE >>
June 2, 2011Michael and the band perform at the 7th annual Grand Targhee Fest, July 16th in Alta, Wyoming. Check out Michael and the festival! 7th ANNUAL TARGHEE FEST >> KEEP UP TO DATE WITH MICHAELS SCHEDULE >>
June 14, 2013Platinum recording artist Michael Franti and his band Spearhead will kick off the first leg of their “All People Tour” on September 4th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The 24-city North American run, and select concerts this summer, in support of his July 30th album release All People, includes performances in Philadelphia, Boston, New York and San Francisco, as well as Canada, before the leg concludes on October 12th in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale as of June 14th. Franti and Spearhead have earned a reputation as one of the most electrically charged and ultimately unforgettable live...
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...