Michael Cassidy is a singer songwriter fromPaisley. Although not easily definable, Michael’s music is best described asalternative folk with an emphasis on melody. Michael sites a great variety ofinfluences ranging from Folk heavyweights such as Richard Thompson and JohnMartyn to more contemporary acts such as Rufus Wainwright and Radiohead.
Michael built on his already growing reputationin Scotland when he supported Ben Howard on his Every Kingdom UK tour. He hasalso recently supported Kimbra on her UK tour as well as support slots with thelikes of Josh T Pearson, Frightened Rabbit, Amy Macdonald, Admiral Fallow, JohnGrant & Nathaniel Rateliff for their Glasgow shows.
Michael has recently finished recording his debut album with somegreat musicians such as Aidan O'Rourke (lau) on fiddle, Liam Bradley (VanMorrison) on drums and Calum Malcolm producing the album (The Blue Nile, SimpleMinds) which is due for release this summer.
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