Sunday, January 18 2009
Known for his social activism as much as his fusion of musical styles, it’s clear in PopMatters' latest edition of 20 Questions that Michael Franti is always just being himself, as he will on President Obama's inauguration on Tuesday 20 January 2009.
Monday, September 26 2011
It's billed as The Sounds of Collective Consciousness Tour and not a moment too soon for a planet desperately in need of a stronger collective consciousness. It's quite simply a match made in rock 'n' roll heaven.
Tuesday, September 16 2008
All Rebel Rockers might not be perfect, far from it, but it proves that Michael Franti & Spearhead can remain relevant.
Thursday, July 27 2006
Slipping into genre stereotypes should sound a warning bell for the artist's career, and it's a shame, because Michael Franti's message, even if it is overly idealistic, should be welcomed when war is an unfortunate reality.
Wednesday, August 13 2003
Monday, May 14 2001
Monday, July 14 2008
Not long ago, the idea of a politically charged act like Michael Franti & Spearhead headlining at a mellow outdoor summer festival would have been as