Michael has been entertaining since 1989 when he began singing at Clams Casino Restaurant in Fort Lee NJ. The weekly singing job lasted for about a year and was just the beginning. During the next few years Michael worked with a Female singer and together they hosted Karaoke shows that featured them singing.
From 1992 to 1994 Poets Pub in Nutley NJ was where you could find Michael 4 nights a week Deejaying and hosting Karaoke shows. During this time he also worked private parties including weddings and fund raisers. "Hosting the Budweiser King and Queen finals at the Meadowlands Kick Off Classic in 1994 was the largest crowd that I ever had to work with, there where thousands of people, it was great!" Michael Emceed, provided the music and sound equipment for the entire show. After a short time away from music Michael decided that he wanted, needed to be in front of the crowds again and singing was what he wanted to do, so in 1998 he began working at Cifelli's Restaurant in Harrison NJ where he continues to sing great songs from fabulous artists such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole just to name a few. In 1998 Summit Bank had asked Michael to perform during their yearly regional meeting with over 600 guests in attendance. In 2000 while working for Cifelli's in Harrison the HBO show The Soprano's held open auditions at Harrison High school right next door to the restaurant ! There where 14 thousand people there, not wanting to waste a great opportunity, Michael set up his equipment outside and began entertaining the crowd and they loved it. It actually made the front page of the Sunday StarLedger news paper. In 2000 Michael tried out for the position of MC for the Newark Bears baseball team, out of 94 applicants Michael was one of the final four to be called back.
Michael had performed at the San Genarro Feast in Little Italy for 8 years. Singing at the world famous Ferrara's Bakery for the thousands who attend.
Concert shows are scheduled in the area all the time with Big bands and Trios.
Check the schedule for Restaurant and Concert dates.