https://www.facebook.com/Michael Forbes Explosion Band
The Michael Forbes Explosion Band plays Classic Rock, Oldies and Blues, Rhythm and Blues, and hits from the 80's 90's and 2000's. Some venues include the Bull Pen, Starborad Attitude, San Franciscan, The Slip, Texas Looseys, and El Principe as well as private parties, corporate gigs, and festivals.
Michael Forbes: saxophone, flute, guitar, keyboards, harmonica & vocals.
Ron Olsson: guitar & vocals
David Abercrombie: bass & vocals.
Danny Santoro: drums & vocals.
What Does It Take
Heart of Rock & Roll
Get Down Tonight
Michael plays flute, guitar and sings in a Jethro Tull tribute band called "Aqualung"
Michael plays saxophone, flute and keyboards in a Rolling Stones tribute band called
The Hollywood Stones.
Michael played sax with a Pink Floyd tribute band called Which One's Pink. Michael played with "Which One's Pink" at the OC Fairgrounds on August 14, 2010 atthe Speedway Track and The Hanger August 6, 2011. (Click Hanger link to view all of Dark Side of the Moon).
Michael's biggest moment was a quest appearance with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd on his solo tour in 1985 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre on "Blue Light" with Rafael Ravenscroft (Baker Street) on alto sax
Michael Forbes performs fast switch from baritone to tenor sax
Shine On You Crazy Diamond with
Which One's Pink
2-4-2017 The Grove of Anaheim
Touch Me Sax Solo with Strange Days at Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series
Michael also does video production which includes weddings, hockey games, bands, and editing promo packs for bands. He can shoot an event in High Def or DV with a Sony Z1U and edit in High Def and make DVDs of special highlights of hockey players or performers. Some of his edits are posted on the links above as Flash or Quicktime clips.
Michael can aslo do still photograpahy of any event and capture the moment. Michael can also place photos in a mat.
Michael plays flute, guitar and sings in a Jethro Tull tribute band called Retro Tull.