Jonathan Michelsen

For fans of:Bob Marley, Sublime, The Green, Rebelution, Jack Johnson

From Northern California, Jonathan Michelsen has been activelyperforming over 20 years. Jonathan has made a name for himself as a Reggae songwriter/performer that uses a journalist approach when creating his music. From songs of romance, to awareness of current issues--Jonathan writes all of his music from personal experience with deep personal conviction. His charismatic energy onstage and ability to connect with the audience is one of a kind. Jonathan has achieved success as an independent artist; he was featured on the popular, Northern California television news program: Good Day Sacramento, and has performed for audiences across California after the release of his debut 2009 album Radical Love.

His work ethic, stage presence, and talent landed him the opportunity to partner with The Beach Hut Deli Restaurant franchise after composing their website homepage song in 2011. This franchise has more than 37 locations in California and Nevada witch Jonathan toured summer of 2013. He was recognized in the largest, unsigned artist competition in Northern California--The Apollo Night—winning: “Best Adult Voice with an Original Song” in 2013. In 2014 Jonathan partnered with helping the organization by composing original music witch he performed at the state capitol in Sacramento California campaigning against political forces that threaten the San Joaquin Delta waterways. Jonathan Michelsen continues to prove himself as a force that inspires and motivates, demonstrating courage and passion as an original songwriter and performer.