The Tom Petty Tribute
It isn't just the songs and the look that make Michael Furlong's "Tribute To Tom Petty" a success. His talents as an entertainer are exceptional, making the package complete. Mike's shows are fun, action packed, humorous, and moving. He instigates and involves his audience, while delivering his own personal touch to each performance. The illusion, the music, the entertainment, and Furlong as himself make his shows an event.
Furlong, backed by his band, which he considers to be the best line-up of talent he's had to date, has a large catalog of hit songs and fan favorites that they perform. The band consists of Michael Furlong, guitar/vocals, Glenn Hicks, drums/vocals, Paul Zogby, guitar/vocals, Tom Robbins, bass guitar/vocals, and Steve Hatley, keyboards/vocals. All of the band members have quite extensive career credits to their names with a long history of professional national touring, recording and performing experience. Their extensive repertoire enables them to produce several completely different shows throughout an evening's performance. With rocking oldies, signature ballads and current hits like "Breakdown," "Free Fallin'," "Refugee," "American Girl," 'Don't Do Me Like That," "I Need To Know," and "Here Comes My Girl," he delivers a memorable performance of good music and fun in every show.
Mike is based out of Carson City, Nevada where grew up and started his performing career. While performing on the road with a group in Vancouver, BC in 1990, he plotted this new course to a successful music career with his Tribute To Tom Petty. This lead him to performances in venues such as The California State Fair virtually every Reno-Tahoe Casino, most noteworthy casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, Indian and Riverboat Casinos nationally, Hard Rock Café Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe, Hawaii, Japan, Guam, fairs, festivals, and corporate parties throughout the entire United States, and British Columbia and Nova Scotia, Canada.
Home Base: San Francisco