Currently based in Toronto, Native New Yorker and member of internationally acclaimed band The Mommyheads, self-proclaimed "cultural activist" Michael Holt spends much of his time on projects aimed at getting folks away from their computers and home entertainment systems, and back into intimate engagement with each other, culture, and what's really happening on the planet. He has released seven solo albums and toured extensively in Europe, the U.S., and Canada. His emotional, diverse, melodic music has been compared artists like Rufus Wainwright, Elvis Costello, and The Beatles. His last two tours abroad, the Make Our Own Culture Tour and the Transition Culture Tour, explored the role of diverse, small-scale, participatory cultural gatherings in social change. For more info, see http://www.michaelholtmusic.com
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