About Angelo M.
ANGELO M…..A steelworker turned national touring artist – virtuoso finger style & slide guitarist, multi-award winning songwriter, warm, smokey vocals, and a witty sense of humor.
“ANGELO M. MADE OUR JAWS DROP When He Sat Down & Blistered the Frets…” – Acoustic Live
“A REAL CROWD PLEASER! Angelo M. went immediately to our ‘Bring Back for a Return Visit’ list.” – Grady Ormsby, Booking Manager DownEast Folk Arts Society.”
After a steel mill bankruptcy that cost him his pension, Angelo M. made the unlikely transition from steelworker to touring artist and hasnt looked back. Hes a multi-award winning Americana songwriter, virtuoso finger style and slide guitarist with a rootsy, bluesy sound; smokey vocals; and witty sense of humor. With influences from the likes of Ry Cooder, Chet Atkins, Duane Allman and Leo Kottke, reviews hail Angelo M. a Brilliant Guitarist with an Excellent Voice and call his performance Powerful and One of the Highlights.
Wtity, engaging, a favorite at festivals, Angelo M. received standing ovations while on tour at festivals and listening rooms from NY to Portland. Angelos music is featured in a PBS TV Series and garners songwriting honors from the prestigious Mountain Stage NewSong Contest, Billboards World Song Contest and more. Hes a humble hardworking man who spent decades working in a PA steel mill, but theres nothing understated about the talent of this virtuoso player and award winning songwriter. Armed with a six string Dobro, and harp, hes down and dirty, no holds barred an authentic link in the roots-Americana chain as a singer, player and songwriter. After two successful self releases Angelo M. caught Nashville’s attention and in 2012 released his label debut, “From Steel to Strings”. The album with 16 all original tracks is receiving airplay in the US and abroad, along with strong reviews: This record is a Triumph in the Roots, Blues & Americana Categories: Laid back like Croce or Taylor, down in the blues with Sumlin and Clapton, and tickling the strings ala Bruce Cockburn… “Angelo Ms songwriting is top notch. And his musicianship? Ah, well, if fingers normally had wings, I might understand, but they dont and, well wow! – Middle Tennessee Music. Strong as the album is, its live where Angelo really shines dont miss his Coffee Gallery Backstage debut.