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As one of the many famous Philadelphia Bacons, Michael Bacon  has had a rich and rewarding career  as a singer-songwriter, musician, and score composer. Michael was  one of the six children of Edmund  Bacon, the famous Philadelphia  urban planner and Ruth Bacon an  activist and child advocate. And  he’s less than “six degrees of  separation” from his younger brother, Kevin, the actor. A successful  singer-songwriter and composer for and television, with numerous  awards to his credit, Michael is also an accomplished guitarist, keyboardist, and cellist. He’s written many scores for a wide  variety of shows on PBS and HBO. One of his most recent  projects is Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  Michael won an Emmy for his original score for The Kennedys. Michael will provide us with an entertaining evening of  storytelling, music and insight into the worlds of entertainment and composing.

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There’s a certain romance associated with brother bands. It must be something about the strength — or the volatility — of the bond between siblings. From the Everly Brothers to Oasis, from the Beach Boys to the Kinks (who were banned from performing in the U.S. from ’65 to ’69 after some onstage brotherly disagreements blossomed into a full-on brawl mid-performance), audiences keep dropping the needle on songs by siblings. 

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The Bacon Brothers will be at Wenonah Park in Downtown Bay City on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Before they arrive in Michigan, we caught up with Kevin and Michael for this fun conversation. The musical brothers of Kevin Bacon and Michael ...

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