2021St. Michael Cinema Theatre #15 4300 O'Day Ave NE, St. Michael, MN 55376Le Musique Room St. Michael7:30pm
Le Musique Room – St. Michael – A Seasonal Acoustic Evening with Michael Monroe
Wintersong – Celebrate winter with Minnesota Acoustic Music Master (Star Tribune,) Michael Monroe presenting a collection of acoustic vocal/instrumental music inspired by the beauty of the season…featuring: Wintersong, Light of Love and Joni Mitchell’s River…City Pages, “With heartfelt sincerity and a poetic touch in both the lyrics and music, Monroe explores subtle, quiet places that spark the imagination.” By Rick Mason
Monroe blends rich vocals, guitar, bamboo and glass flutes a unique creation of music which leaves his audiences mesmerized. Combining musical styles of acoustic folk and reggae, his original and folk favorites bring a compelling energy to his fun and innovative approach. He recycles his music LIVE on stage as a master LIVE Looper since 1990, “Music and technology working together powered by creativity.” His hand-crafted guitars are created by David Seaton on the Gunflint Trail in Grand Marais. MN and are made of 200 year-old wood from the bottom of Lake Superior. Monroe began recording on Vinyl in 1980 and later in his solar powered North Shore Log Cabin MisTree Studio in 1994, the alpha and omega of technology, His award winning instrumental soundtracks have been featured on PBS/CBC, Toronto Enviro/New York Indie Film Fests as well as an Emmy for “Soaring On Mended Wings”. Michael has recorded 2 vinyls and 11 CDs of original music as well as 5 recordings featuring folk legends of our time: Cat Stevens, Joni Mitchell, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor etc.
Monroe’s award winning soundtracks have been featured on PBS/CBC, Toronto Enviro/New York Indie Film Fests in the Chased By The Light documentary about National Geographic Jim Brandenburg's 90 Day Photo Journey. He received a regional Emmy for Soaring On Mended Wings and in 2014 the Star Tribune presented his music as a soundtrack to their four-season features, MN State of Wonders. He hosted Log Cabin Concerts monthly in his log home on the North Shore for the past 17 years which were been featured on KSTP’s Jason Davis’ “On The Road” and in Cabin Life and Lake Superior magazines. He calls Golden Valley his home now having moved into his childhood home.