ichael has been a performing musician
since he was 14 years old. Singer-songwriter and
poet, Michael's music is both deeply personal and
spiritually expansive - a rich acoustic blend of
intricate guitar playing, with insightful lyrics.
Drawing from a diverse array of influences, from
folk to world music, he has performed in venues
across the U.S.
"Open up the windows, turn up the volume
and lie back to take in Michael Joseph
Ferguson's '...Of Life's Interminable
Majesty.' You'll find yourself swirled to a
musical realm where an open sky of heart
weaves with deep roots of truth."
- Jessica Dofflemyer, host of KKCR's Music As Medicine
Much of the subject matter in Michael's songs
stem from a spiritual awakening he experienced
when he was 22 years old...
was as if I was listening to one radio station
all my life, then suddenly realized that my tuner
was able to bring in so many other stations. I
became permeable to the sweetness of life that
surrounds us, that I had not felt since I was a
"Since then, I've been keenly interested in
studying practices that cultivated this type of
awareness -- such as prayer, yoga, meditation,
and service to others. Although all of these are
instrinsic parts of my life, music has shown
itself to be the most effective. It is my primary
Michael's performances are often a blend of
music, poetry, personal stories, and group
Michael currently resides in Southern California.