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There aren't six degrees of separation between Kevin Bacon and his older brother Michael. Actor Kevin, whose prolific career has led to an informal party game — creating a pyramid of actors and their movies that leads to Kevin within six steps — and his Emmy Award-winning composer older brother Michael are in perfect harmony. That's particularly true when they perform as the Bacon Brothers. They will be sharing the stage at Metropolis Performing Arts Center in Arlington Heights on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17 and 18. Kevin loves performing with Michael because, "We get to hang. We are both very busy in our other lives and might not be as able to carve out the time." Read full article.

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HomeGrown: Michael Bacon, 21st Century Music Man

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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Boys in Bars - FREE Download

When searching through the closet for Christmas tree decorations Mike and Kevin found a pristine, high quality, copy of their first video from over 20 years ago, Boys in Bars. Next, check out ...

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