Michael Shoup

Michael Shoup has been working full time in the music industry since 2004. His tour experience ranges from house concerts, radio shows, and bars to festivals and state fairs. He has been featured as a spotlight performer at highly coveted showcase slots at SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX as well as the CMJ Film Festival in New York City. Michael has toured with The Stone Temple Pilots and has also worked with artists such as Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, and Kelly Clarkson. Michael's music is genuine and melodically timeless. He has even made an impression on Steven Schwartz (composer and lyricist of the musical, Wicked) who flew Shoup to his home in Los Angeles to perform a cover of "Defying Gravity." [+]