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Woodstock Tribute Live  
Mike & Ron Mighty Duo

Contact: Michael Forbes (310) 594-6910 cell 


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The Michael Forbes Explosion Band plays Classic Rock, Oldies, Blues, Rhythm and Blues, and hits from the 80's 90's and 2000's. Some venues include the Bull Pen, Starboard Attitude, San Franciscan, The Slip in Lomita, Marina City Club, the Elks Lodge and El Principe as well as private parties, corporate gigs, and festivals such as Music By The Sea in San Pedro.

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 saxophone with the Pink Floyd tribute band called 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 will be playing August 10, 2024 with Which One's Pink back at the Hanger.

Michael's biggest moment was a guest appearance with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd on his solo tour in 1984 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre on "Blue Light" with Raphael Ravenscroft (Baker Street) on alto sax. David Gilmour introduced me at 14:12.

Michael played sax with Any Color You Like on August 6, 2009 with a live Laser Spectacular show to Dark Side of the Moon and with Alan Parsons on "Don't Answer Me" at Club Nokia at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles


Michael played with a Pink Floyd tribute show with "Shine On" on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas in summer of 2010.


Michael played "Blue Lou" in the Blues Brothers Rock and Roll Revue at Universal Studios Hollywood.


Michael played saxophone & guitar with the "Pink Floyd Sound."


Check out the Money sax solo at La Mirada Theatre with British Rock Royalty.


Michael played with Which One's Pink at the Hanger in Orange County August 1, 2015 on Money and Us and Them.


Michael also plays keyboards, sax, flute and sings in the tribute to Woodstock called Woodstock Tribute Live.


Michael played on the World's Greatest Tribute Bands on AXS TV with Strange Days (iphone) at the Whiskey A Go Go to celebrate 50 years since The Doors played on the same stage. (AXS Multi Camera Shot)


Michael performed with Strange Days at the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet on sax on Touch Me.

Michael Played Harmonica on Roadhouse Blues


"Money" with Which One's Pink at Whiskey A Go Go 4-20-2016.

Video Clips on Youtube

Quicktime video clips 

Just a Gigilo

What Does It Take

Michel plays Money Solo with
Which One's Pink

Pacific Amphitheatre 6-20-2018

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.

Michael does video production: michaelforbesproductions.com  

Michael does photos: michaelforbesphototgraphy.net  

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