It’s the 78th Birthday Celebration Year for Willie Nelson. Thirty Two years since Stardust hit the charts, and the popularity for this American music icon continues to grow. Celebrated in every corridor of music across this country, no artist is more recognized in the United State than Willie Nelson. The acclaimed unofficial ambassador to the world of country music, Willie is accepted by all folks in all walks of life and loved by millions worldwide.
Michael Moore was born and raised in McKinney, Texas. His passion
for Willies's music came at an early age. "I can remember
hearing his music coming out of my grandmother's old AM radio," and
even then Michael knew that there was something unique about Willie
Nelson. Nelson's voice and unusual style of phrasing are hard to
match. Through many years of study and about a million "Whiskey
Rivers" later, Moore's ability to capture" the country
music legend's voice and style are considered by many to be the
best in the world. Michael is also an accomplished guitar player
and performs all of the guitar parts played by Nelson in his shows.
When asked what kind of music he likes, Moore said, "Everything
from The Carpenters to Metallica." Michael has performed his Willie tribute show throughout the USA as a solo artist and also
with several top tribute shows including Cavalcade Of Stars, Mirror
Image, Memories Theatre and Superstars Live in Concert, a BC Entertainment,
No other single individual has been as closely identified with Willie Nelson as Waylon Jennings. Their emergence as the ‘The Outlaws’ of country music identified the progressive renegade country movement and it’s break from the traditional Nashville music stereotype that opened the door for decades of adventures beyond the mainstream of country music. With a home base in Austin, Willie and Waylon (and the Boys) captured the imagination of the nation and set the course for today’s expanding country music scene.