Michelle Rivers is a Nashville-raised, Montana-based singer/songwriter who connects with listeners through her honest voice that soars over her finger-style guitar playing. She is an award-winning songwriter and has been on the lineup of festivals such as Under The Big Sky Fest, Red Ants Pants Music Festival, The Red Lodge Songwriter Festival, The Whitefish Songwriter Festival and the Crown of The Continent Guitar Festival. She was selected to perform at the International Bluegrass Association Songwriter Showcase in Raleigh, North Carolina, and for a National Songwriting competition in Texas, The Songwriter Serenade. She has been a supporting act for national touring artists such as Ashley McBryde, Elle King, Willie Watson, Hogslop String Band, Last Revel and many others. Her latest album “Chasing Somewhere” received international acclaim as it climbed the Americana radio charts and features Grammy award winning Barry Bales, 4-time CMA musician of the year, Jenee Fleenor and the legendary steel player, Al Perkins.
The album highlight’s Rivers’ “soaring vocal delivery and arresting way with words”
- Wide Open Country
Michelle Rivers is her own blend of country and bluegrass arrangements with her imaginatively crafted songwriting sung in a voice that sparkles like the waters up in those Montana wilds.
- Americana UK
She has a voice capable of stopping a listener dead in their tracks and commanding their full attention
- Pro Country
Her skill at songcraft and compelling chorus is very evident in “Gone.”
- Saving Country Music
SOLO + DUO
MICHELLE RIVERS + FRIENDS
Michelle Rivers Duo with Tina Bertram on banjo
Michelle Rivers with Sean Tribble on bass
Singer/Songwriter Duo: Michelle Rivers & Hannah King
Father/Daughter Duo: Michelle Rivers & David Piland
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TRIO + BAND
MICHELLE RIVERS + HANNAH KING: A homegrown Montana Americana sound that is sure to get your feet tapping. Featuring two seasoned singer/songwriters, Hannah King and Michelle Rivers. The unbridled energy of traditionally bluegrass instruments combined with a modern folk sound is both captivating and raw, echoing the wild places, deep forests, and rugged mountains they call home.