SHOW IN AUSTIN Thursday, Jan 2

On Thursday Jan. 2 from7-7:45 pm, Michael will be playing a show at Flipnotics in Austin ( with Matt Giles, Ryan Hagler, Doug Marcis, and Elizabeth Suggs accompanying.  1601 Barton Springs Rd.

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Texas Express in Colombia 2014

Continuing our work as international cultural ambassadors, Texas Express will be facilitating the Country Music Camp in Armenia, Colombia in May 2014.... Check out the Texas Express page for audio from the CD and some live concert videos.


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- HOME - Michael Shay is a singer, songwriter, cellist, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and music educator who lives between Quito, Ecuador and Austin, Texas.  Classically trained on the cello and steeped in the music of his native Texas, his work with musicians, dancers, puppeteers, actors, writers, choreographers, filmmakers, music therapists, and other music educators has seen him working in Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, Canada, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, France, England, Denmark, Morocco and all over the United States.  With 6 original CD releases exploring genres as diverse as bluegrass, f0lk, rock, tango, Balkan, swing, Catalan, Indian, Andean, Latin and classical, Michael currently performs with the bluegrass/country band Texas Express in North and South America, co-operates Teatro La Butaca 52 in Quito, and directs a music school in Austin.