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The Michael Powers Frequency Band


http://www.RawBluesTheSeries.com Raw Blues: The Series Presents The Michael Powers Frequency band. MICHAEL POWERS was born & raised in Bayonne, NJ and spent his Summers down South, where the evening entertainment were porch bluesman. He was taught the barre chording technique on guitar by the legendary Jimmy Reed. Michael Powers toured and recorded THE BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY with the cult group, The AdLibs. During his high school summers he toured as part of James Cotton's Band. He has recorded or preformed with, or opened for Johnny Winter, Pinetop Perkins, Popa Chubby, Hubert Sumlin, The Holmes Brothers, Gunhild Carling, Buckwheat Zydeco and even James Brown! Michael uses ALL of his diverse influences and turns them into pure musical expression. Billboard Magazine says "MICHAEL POWERS IS THE FUTURE OF THE BLUES!". TWITTER: https://twitter.com/rawblues FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RawBluesTheS... OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.RawBluesTheSeries.com
 

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Jan 13
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"Free mp3 for you all of my Hendrix cover song... http://ning.it/1hQM9Xn"
Dec 13, 2013
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BLUES ALL NIGHT at Terra Blues

December 6, 2013 at 10:30pm to December 7, 2013 at 3:15am
10:30 PM - 3:30 AM EVERY FRIDAY ALL YEAR at Terra Blues "Michael Powers Frequency" performs live (Doc Lane-slide) & w/ bass & drums: Muddy Waters to Jimi Hendrix; originals too! CD's sold "Onyx Root", "Prodigal Son", "Bluesiana Breeze", "Revolutionary Boogie" (also found on CDBaby.com, Amazon.com itunes.com and MichaelPowers.com) Merchandise is…See More
Nov 16, 2013
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BLUES ALL NIGHT at Terra Blues

August 2, 2013 at 10:30pm to August 3, 2013 at 3:15am
10:30 PM - 3:30 AM EVERY FRIDAY ALL YEAR at Terra Blues "Michael Powers Frequency" performs live (Doc Lane-slide) & w/ bass & drums: Muddy Waters to Jimi Hendrix; originals too! CD's sold "Onyx Root", "Prodigal Son", "Bluesiana Breeze", "Revolutionary Boogie" (also found on CDBaby.com, Amazon.com itunes.com and MichaelPowers.com) Merchandise is…See More
Jul 8, 2013
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solo singer/songwriter MONDAYS in Greenwich Village at 149 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

December 23, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
EVERY MONDAY - ALL YEAR7:30-8:30 SOLO or with RED CLOUD upright bass9-10p with DAVID BARNES-harmonicawww.MichaelPowers.com (check if I'm away on Tour)See More
Jul 8, 2013
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Live at CLUB HELSINKI HUDSON, NY at Helsinki Hudson, upstate NY

July 27, 2013 from 8:45pm to 11:45pm
9pm-1am "Michael Powers Frequency" LIVE with MICHAEL POWERS-g/v, CHARLIE TORRES-b, CAMERON MELVILLE-B3, BARRY HARRISON-d & DANNY LANE-slide, performance of Muddy, Lightnin, Howlin, Santana, Willie Dixon, Stones to Jimi Hendrix & originals too! CD's sold "Onyx Root", "Prodigal Son", "Bluesiana Breeze", "Revolutionary Boogie" (also found on CDBaby.com,Amazon.com itunes.com and …See More
Jul 8, 2013
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solo singer/songwriter MONDAYS in Greenwich Village at 149 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

July 8, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
EVERY MONDAY - ALL YEAR7:30-8:30 SOLO or with RED CLOUD upright bass9-10p with DAVID BARNES-harmonicawww.MichaelPowers.com (check if I'm away on Tour)See More
Jun 19, 2013
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The Michael Powers Frequency Band | Raw Blues: The Series

http://www.RawBluesTheSeries.com Raw Blues: The Series Presents The Michael Powers Frequency band. MICHAEL POWERS was born & raised in Bayonne, NJ and spent ...
May 2, 2013
Michael Powers posted a status
"RAW BLUES SERIES Episode 4: MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY BAND http://ning.it/10zMVBg"
Apr 24, 2013
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An Introduction to Raw Blues | Raw Blues: The Series

http://www.RawBluesTheSeries.com An Introduction to Raw Blues from Raw Blues: The Series. Like this? Watch the latest episode of Raw Blues: The Series on Bli...
Apr 19, 2013
Michael Powers posted an event

Live at CLUB HELSINKI HUDSON, NY at Helsinki Hudson, upstate NY

May 4, 2013 from 8:45pm to 11:45pm
9pm-1am "Michael Powers Frequency" LIVE with MICHAEL POWERS-g/v, CHARLIE TORRES-b, CAMERON MELVILLE-B3, BARRY HARRISON-d & DANNY LANE-slide, performance of Muddy, Lightnin, Howlin, Santana, Willie Dixon, Stones to Jimi Hendrix & originals too! CD's sold "Onyx Root", "Prodigal Son", "Bluesiana Breeze", "Revolutionary Boogie" (also found on CDBaby.com,Amazon.com itunes.com and …See More
Apr 19, 2013
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Lahaina Front Street Blues & Jazz Festival, Maui at Maui Hard Rock Cafe (Fri.); Another venue Sat.

April 5, 2013 from 7:30pm to 11:45pm
Join Michael Powers Tropical Blues Frequency for the Front Street Blues & Jazz Festival with Uncle Don Lopez - bass and Paul Marchetti - drums. Both perform on POWERS' 2011 CD "Revolutionary Boogie" (Amazon, iTunes). Find out whether you can have the Blues in Maui!See More
Mar 3, 2013
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Maui's Mulligans On The Blue JIMI HENDRIX TRIBUTE at Mulligans On The Blue

March 23, 2013 from 8pm to 11:45pm
For 22 years, EVERY Thanksgiving night in NYC, POWERS delivers the gift of ALL Hendrix ALL night to a packed house. Several times, Buddy Miles turned up (video). He took this Tribute on the road, here's a clip at the Pier in New York City. And what did they write about POWERS' Hendrix Tribute in…See More
Mar 3, 2013
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About Me:
As a guitarist, vocalist & composer, mentored very early on by Jimmy Reed & James Cotton, POWERS is now a 2x W.C.Handy Music Award, 3x Blues Music Award nominee and a NYBlues Hall of Famer. His song PRODIGAL SON was pre-Grammy nominated. WILD SIDE won the 2007 International Songwriting Competition award and I MISS YOUR KISSIN a 2012 semi-finalist in same ISC. Not just Blues: NIGHT IN MADRID is just that! The mediterranean sounds of ISTANBUL was inspired onstage while touring Asia. LOOKING FOR THE TRUTH is a folk hope faith song. There is something GUARANTEED for almost everyone and you can preview all tracks on CDBaby, SoundCloud or ReverbNation. FREE mp3: http://soundcheck.wnyc.org/story/gig-alert-michael-powers/#commentform
Favorite Blues Artists and Bands (Please list at least a few...we use this question to weed out spammers)
Muddy Waters
Jimi Hendrix
Jimmy Reed
James Cotton
Rolling Stones
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http://www.MichaelPowers.com
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