Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Song Inside Me
Michele's long-awaited, full-length debut CD, was co-produced by seminal California Bay Area guitarist/arranger/producer Johnny V Vernazza (Gold Record winning Elvin Bishop Band alumni) and was one of the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge 2006 "Best Self-Produced CD" Final Four and a San Diego Music Award's 2005 "Best Blues Album" nominee. The album features nine self-penned originals among 12 tracks and, along with her own band, luminaries such as slide-master Roy Rogers guest. The album has hit the airwaves on Triple A and college stations across the U.S. and Canada and abroad in Australia, France, Belgium, England, Spain, Israel, the Netherlands, Belgrade, Italy, Russia, etc. It spent over 10 weeks in the Top 50 on the Blues-Roots Charts.