Michael Averill is an adventurous Canadian troubadour who delivers stories and songs of serendipity around the country by foot. Through playful and heartfelt Roots, Folk, and Blues, Michael captivates his audiences and invites them to connect deeper within themselves and their communities.
Michael’s performance versatility ranges from southern lap steel slide blues, to driving Celtic, to intricate finger-style folk. Accompanied by his edgy, yet warm toned guitar, “Cortney,” and his slim but mighty stomp-box, “Thumper,” Michael combines groovy/percussive guitar work, head-boppin’ foot rhythms, and philosophical wordplay into a captivatingly musical experience. Inevitably, show-goers leave with joy filled hearts, new friends, and positively charged minds.