Michael Trudgen is a finger style guitarist and songwriter from London Ontario Canada. Endorsed by Stonebridge/Furch Guitars www.sgimusiccorp.com.
Instrumental guitar has been Michael's focus the past 4 years, and produced his first self titled album in 2017. His first album received a 4 of 5 by Divide and Conquer Magazine, and had many wonderful things to say about his writings.
Michael is back at it with another 12 song album All The Pretty Things, released November 6th, 2018 on all digital platforms, and formally released December 8th, 2018, along side long-time friends The Pairs and Luke Michielsen. This album was produced with a larger budget at The Sugar Shack, and also features a collaboration with The Pairs on his song Lazy Sunday! The album is Folk themed from leanings on Country and Rock genres with percussion and bass. He features some of his ambient techniques as well as adding layers of banjo with mandolin on several tracks.
Michael has had the pleasure of performing at every venue in London, opening for Leanne Mayer's EP show at London Music Hall of Fame November 2018, hit the stage at St. Thomas Iron Horse Festival 2017 & 2018, Carmel Fine Arts & Music Festival 2017, Sarnia Art Walk Festival 2018, Windsor Ribfest 2017(Last Minute Addition), Dorchester's Back To The Garden Festival 2018, Durham's Come Together Festival 2018, Indie Music Week Toronto 2018, and much much more!
Michael is looking forward to 2019 and any new experiences it may bring for his music! Humbled by his success thus far he is just a guy who loves to play guitar!