Michael will be performing in New York on October 16th, as part of a Little Kids Rock event honoring Steven Van Zandt with the 4th annual “Big Man of The Year Award” for his contributions to the field of music education.
Little Kids Rock is a nonprofit organization that funds and runs one of the largest, free instrumental music programs in US public schools today.
The event will take place at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom, and other musicians taking part include Elvis Costello and Tom Morello. More info at littlekidsrock.org.
In other news, Michael has written two new blog posts for The Wrap this week:
– 50 Years of Jack Flashers, Midnight Ramblers, Devil Sympathizers (18 September)
– Following the Dream of Rock Stardom Is Like Joining an Army Perpetually at War (20 September)
Over in Europe, the Spanish magazine This Is Rock has an 8-page interview with Michael in its October issue. Info on how to get the magazine is available at thisisrock.net.