Michael Kirkpatrick and The Honey Rider Band bring their moody, psychedelic rock to the Mountain Stage at Bohemian Nights, Friday at 6:05.
Singer. Songwriter. Michael Kirkpatrick is a modern day minstrel residing in Fort Collins, Colorado. His voice has been described as “deep, earnest, swoony and powerful”. Michael is known for his nationally touring duo The Good Time Travelers, Fort Collins local legends The Holler! and producer of Holler!ween. Original Americana, Rock and Folk combine with Michael’s rich baritone to define his theatrical presentation. Performing over 250 dates a year on guitars, mandolins and voice, Michael brings it all to the stage: sweat, sensuality, tears, and sometimes: blood.
Michael has been named "Best Male Singer-Songwriter" by the Fort Collins Musicians Association four years in a row (2013-2016), his 2013 album KEY TO MY CAGE was awarded "Best Colorado Folk/Singer-Songwriter Album of 2013" by The Colorado Sound Fan Poll. In 2014, he was crowned Telluride Troubadour and his 2015 release HONEY RIDER earned a spot in the Colorado Sounds Top 50 albums of 2015. 2015 also saw the release of THE GOOD TIME TRAVELERS, which has earned the duo performance slots at festivals all over the west. In Spring of 2017, Michael released The Holler!’s WILDWOOD and his 3rd Solo album LITTLE MUSE is due this winter. Aside from performing as a solo artist, you can catch Michael on stage with The Good Time Travelers, his Folkadelic Rock band The Holler!, Uptown Toodeloo String Band, Blue Canyon Ritual and Littlest Birds.