MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD IS APPEARING AT...
ORLANDO – CENTRAL FL
FLORIDA GROVES FESTIVAL 2024
About Michael Franti
Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, activist, hotel owner (Soulshine Bali) and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism. Throughout his multi-decade career, Franti has earned threeBillboardNo. 1’s with triumphantly hopeful hits “Sound of Sunshine,” “Say Hey (I Love You)” and “I Got You,” as well as six Top 30 Hot AC singles, 10 Top 25 AAASingles and threeBillboardTop 5 Rock Albums.
Spearhead’s 12th studio albumFollow Your Heartwas released in June 2022 and debuted at No. 2 on the iTunes Pop Chart behind Harry Styles.Since wrapping the U.S. portion of theFollow Your Heart World Tourlast year, Franti has been hard at work writing and recording, with “Big Big Love” available everywhere now andreleased as the first taste of new music to be delivered later this summer.
Deemed a “groundbreaking musician” byEntrepreneurand known allover the world for shows that foster an invigorating sense of community, Franti & Spearhead recently kicked offtheBig Big Love Tour 2023, featuring over 50 shows from May to August, including stops at California Roots Music & Arts Festival, Reggae Rise Up and Central Park SummerStage,along with a highly anticipated return to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. They’llbe joined on this legby SOJA, Tank & The Bangas, Fortunate Youth, Lawrence, The Dip, Phillip Phillips and more. Tickets are on sale now atMichaelFranti.com.
The Bay-Area native resides in Bali when he is not on tour and owns Soulshine Bali, a 32-room top-rated boutique hotel located in Ubud, Bali that focuses on joy through wellness and music,offering unique retreat opportunities and accommodations, along with special events and celebrations. Soulshine Bali continues to expand and grow with recent renovations, including a second restaurant, day club, panoramic yoga shala, and a new spa. For more information visit,SoulshineBali.com.
In January 2019, Franti released his self-directed documentaryStay Human, which won an array ofawards at film festivals worldwide and influenced his writing for his albumStay Human Vol. II(Thirty Tigers), which debuted at No. 1 on both the Americana and Independent Album charts and received critical acclaim fromUSA Today, Billboard, Associated Press andPASTE.
Franti’s Stay Human podcast presented by PACT is nearing its 100th episode and features creatives from all walks of life, with new episodes available each week. Go toStayHumanPodcast.comfor more details.
Franti continues to foster community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Michael and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts worldwide, fulfilling over 3,300 wishes and touching the lives of over 12,000 people to date.