There are some great live artists in the world whose performances really stamp themselves on your memory and they don’t get much more memorable than Michael Franti & Spearhead...when Franti - calls 'How Ya Feelin' to the audience - you know that true magic is about to happen - and the church of Franti will uplift the house to a spiritual release that is palpable!
A Michael Franti & Spearhead concert is spiritual - it's physical - it's about life and loving life - it's such a wonderful experience. We welcome Michael Franti & Spearhead back for an Australian tour for the second time in 2 years simply because - you can't get enough of the best!"
- Peter Noble, Bluesfest Director.
One of the most positive and conscious artists in music today, Michael Franti's musical journey started with his punk and hip-hop beginnings in his bands 'Beatings' and 'The Disposable Heroes of HipHoprisy' (who toured with U2 and Public Enemy). Although Franti's sound has changed over time, he aims to make music that will stay relevant:
"I want to make music that is timeless! At this point in my life when I turn on the radio and hear my song it means a lot to me..."
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and philanthropist, Franti knows all about the power of music, along with his band Spearhead they have earned a reputation for the communal spirit they create with their extraordinary live shows and festival performances over the years have been no exception. Franti regularly brings down the barrier between the performers on stage and the people in the audience; whether venturing into the crowd to slap hands or pulling fans up to dance, sing and play along with the band. He's a dynamic performer who effortlessly moves tens of thousands of people with his invocations. Watching him, you can't help but think about how much he delights in every moment.
The founder of the Do It For Love Foundation brings pleasure to many by gifting people who are living with advanced stages of life - threatening illnesses live concert and 'meet & greet' experiences... don't miss another series of uplifting, soulful experiences courtesy of Michael Franti & Spearhead nationally in 2015!