Passionate, intoxicating and genuine, Mike blazes his own unique trail - fusing his love and command of blues and roots music to create his own unique fusion. Since his re-emergence to the circuit in 2015 he has charged up the ranks to stand with the best known names in the UK blues and roots rock scene.
A Monster Toned Space Blues Monolith! - Blues In Britain
Born and raised in the Great North but living these days down in the Southland with a steady mind and a thoroughbred plan, Mike writes soul wrenchin', riff bustin' songs that will make you want to share the tale of his life's journey and the lessons he's learned.
Burnt in Blues, Soaked in Soul! - Kerrang!
This winding road leads from England to Europe before jumping the Atlantic to New York, detouring way down south to Memphis and New Orleans via Clarksdale Mississippi and Nashville Tennessee, soaking up every scent and sound along the way before fetching up on the shores of Sussex with a lifetimes worth of tales to share.
This lad from the far North East has distilled the essence of the Deep South and West Coast of America - Blues In Britain
Mike takes listeners on a uniquely detailed and image packed history tour of the history of the music of the music he loves to play, beginning in the Mississippi Delta at the beginning of the 20th century and finishing up right back in the present moment with his powerful emotive voice and intoxicating virtuosic guitar playing carrying you every inch of the way.
Fuzzed up, fierce and full frontal fiery attack coupled with sexy, smooth slidin', southern soul! - Mojo Magazine
To experience Mike playing solo or with the other members of his 4 piece band egging him on is to see why one reviewer declared him 'burnt in blues & soaked in soul'.
Official website mikerossmusic.co.uk