About

Mike is an internationally acclaimed acoustic classic rock cover artist, with a widely viewed YouTube channel (over 58 million channel views). He performs live at private and public events around Colorado, throughout the U.S., and the world.

He is passionate about the world of music. His talents include:

–Highly regarded acoustic live performances (vocal/guitar) of some of rock’s most beloved songs.  

–Music arrangement: Mike’s acoustic arrangements of classic rock songs are praised for their originality, creativity, accuracy, and simplicity. He is careful to remain true to what is beloved about the original compositions/recordings, while bringing his own masterful musical flair to each rendition.

–Vocalist for hire: Mike has performed live on several occasions as a vocalist with Barry Goudreau and Sib Hashian, former and original members of the band Boston, doing a set of all classic Boston songs–some of the most challenging rock vocals ever recorded.  Mike has also lent his voice to other projects needing an unforgettable lead vocal performance.

–Sound recording/editing/mixing/mastering: Mike is a trained audio engineer, so he’s able to do it all “in-house”.

–Multi-instrumentalist: guitar, piano, mandolin, harmonica, percussion

–Multimedia work: Mike has provided music for movies, and has appeared in a national ad campaign that aired during the 2017 Grammies.

Have a gig or job for Mike?  Hire Mike.

Bio

Mike Masse is internationally acclaimed acoustic artist, known for his epic performances of classic rock covers.  He initially became known for his repertoire of covers posted on his YouTube channel, which now has over 175,000 subscribers and over 58 million views.  The success of that channel allowed him to quit his job as a public defender, and move his family to Denver to become a full-time musician.  He can be seen performing at events around the country and the world including recent sold-out shows in Europe, often accompanied by his long-term friends and collaborators, Jeff Hall and Sterling Cottam.  Mike has performed live as a vocalist with Barry Goudreau and Sib Hashian, former and original members of the band Boston, doing a set of all classic Boston songs, some of the most challenging rock vocals ever recorded.

 

 

In the Media

With these Utah attorneys, it’s not the jailbirds who sing
Salt Lake Tribune, March 11, 2011
By David Burger

Mike Massé, Father, Releases Heartbreaking Video To Raise Money For Son, Noah Massé’s Cancer Treatment
Huffington Post, July 23, 2012
by Laura Hibbard

Father performs “Let it Be” to raise funds for his 11-month-old’s cancer bills
boingboing.net, August 13, 2012
By Xeni Jardin

Father posts touching rendition of ‘Let It Be’ on You Tube to raise money for one-year-old son with brain tumour
Daily Mail (UK), July 21, 2012

Massé’s Way – A father helps save his son through music
City Weekly (Salt Lake City, UT) October 12, 2016
By Randy Harward

A night at the Pie watching Mike Masse and Jeff Hall
Salt Lake Tribune, April 2, 2013
By David Burger

Fairview grad Mike Massé turns to YouTube to raise money for baby’s cancer treatment, Cover of ‘Let It Be’ a viral hit
Daily Camera (Boulder, CO), July 26, 2012
By Cory Lamz, Camera Staff Writer

Local musican and attorney Mike Masse performs tribute to cancer-stricken son
Salt Lake Tribune, July 23, 2012
By David Burger

Utah man sings to pay for 11-month-old son’s cancer treatment
KSL News, Salt Lake City, UT, July 25, 2012
By Paul Nelson

Interviews/Podcasts

Who is Mike Massé?
An introduction/highlights reel by Shawn Herbert, May, 2017

Gonna Take Some Time: A Conversation with Mike Massé
A short film by Darian Brunetti, May, 2017

Video interview with Mark Waldi, from Arrow 103.5
SLC, UT, October 14, 2016

Video interview with Robin Baumgarten
WGN Morning News, Chicago, September 9, 2016

Video interview with viral video website dumpert.nl
The Sugarfactory, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 19, 2016

Podcast interview
The Detroit Cast, October, 2015

Podcast interview
The Detroit Cast, October, 2016

Podcast interview
“Strength Through Struggle” podcast by Mark Goblowsky, September 12, 2016

Podcast interview
“The RELISHit Show” podcast by MMA Fighter Nikki “Knuckles” Knudsen, June, 2016

Podcast interview
“Six Pixels of Separation” podcast by Mitch Joel, August 7, 2015

Podcast interview
“A Drink with a Stranger” podcast by Philip McCluskey, June, 2015

Journal

Mike’s journal about Noah’s cancer battle
caringbridge.org, begins in July, 2012