Michael's blog

21 Oct

Billy Idol playing Private show on my Birthday?!?


Turns out Idol IS playing a private show on my birthday! Yet he must have missed the memo that he is suppose to be in Seattle! Wonder who hired Idol to play somewhere on my birthday. Someone trying to sabotage my project?!

Just one day until my 25th birthday. Will we officially hear from Billy Idol?!

13 Oct

Idol's West Coast Tour


It wasn't too long ago Billy Idol told us to stay tuned to "West Coast" October Tour Date announcements. "West Coast" turned out too good to be true and ended up being California. Well here we are Mid-October and Idol has started his Mini tour leading right up to my birthday on October 22nd.

Sat 10/15: Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino, Indio, CA

Sun 10/16: Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ

Tues 10/18: Humphrey’s By The Bay, San Diego, CA

Wed 10/19: Fox Theater, Bakersfield, CA

Fri 10/21: Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, CA

Of course Billy had to keep 10/22 open to keep all hopes alive, but I think it's safe to say It's just not gonna happen. I have had multiple conversations with his management, mainly about Billy Idol Aid 3. So my 25th birthday was a bust this year but what can ya do? I honestly sacrificed more time then I should have. Still I don't regret any of it as I had one of the best experiences of my life.

Will Billy at least have anything to say about the project by 10/22?

11 Oct

PlayMyBirthdayBillyIdol.com Seen in 3 More States!


PlayMyBirthdayBillyIdol.com flyer seen in Mississippi!


PlayMyBirthdayBillyIdol.com flyer makes it's debut in TEXAS!


PlayMyBirthdayBillyIdol.com at some random town called DESTIN, FL!

Just another 11 days until my birthday... Will we hear from Idol?

02 Oct

Winding Down...??

If your new to this Website, wow what a year you have missed. Stop right here. Click on the tabs above and discover a years worth of work to try and get Billy Idol to play my birthday.

This video above is the start of it all. It was a cold, cold night in Seattle and I needed something to start off this project. I got on stage with one of my favorite bands and sung as best I could hoping maybe one day Billy Idol could watch this video and see all the effort I was about to put forth.

Here we are just 19 days from my 25th Birthday. Idol's people have contacted me and Im still not sure what is about to go down. Despite having no idea what to actually do on my birthday, Billy Idol Aid 3 is going to wrap this project up. It started at the 200 seat High Dive Venue and is ending at the 1,100 seat historical Showbox at the Market venue. It really really goes to show that despite not knowing if Idol will get involved or not Hard work DOES PAY OFF!

What a dream come true, my own 80's band headlining this venue. Regardless of the Idol outcome, Im so happy to be able to put this show on for charity. To Billy, we wanna hear from you come BIA3 on 11-18-11. Dont let us down!

19 Sep

Cause I've Got A Golden Ticket!


They say a picture is worth a thousand words...couldn't be anymore true with this photo above. Sure this looks like just a normal ticket but to me this is soooo much more.

I remember back in the 90's before you could buy tickets you would go to your local ticketmaster outlet and wait in line to get tickets to your favorite show. It was so cool to have the almighty ticketmaster ticket in your hand!

Here we are some decade and a half later and I can't believe I have my own ticketmaster ticket for my own show! It's just the coolest feeling in the world. A huge goal in life that I can now say I've accomplished.

This ticket is to the most memorable and fun night you can imagine. Tons of memories are ready to be made, surprises to be shown, hours of live 80's music for everyone to dance to! I can't wait!

09 Sep

Billy Idol Aid 3 brings in 905 fans to the Showbox Market raising over $5,200 for charity!


Me shredding some guitar during my band Nite Wave's version of Poison "Talk Dirty To Me

Billy Idol's Unedited Video Shown only to the Crowd of BILLY IDOL AID 3!

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Since I have been getting tons of E-mails peeps aren't seeming to look hard enough for these photos! 400 of the 1,000 have been posted on the Play My Birthday Billy Idol Facebook Page!

The photos are broken up into 4 parts so far. The photos will all be uploaded hopefully by next week so keep checking back!

My jaw is still on the floor trying to recover from what just transpired last Friday. 905 FANS ATTENDED BILLY IDOL AID 3. This event nearly sold out the showbox!!! Unreal! On top of that just over $2,600 will go to American Red Cross and Northwest Harvest EACH! Over $5,200 was raised for charity, all from ticket sales.

Keep an eye out this week for more pictures from the event, Video ad more updates from this whirlwind of a weekend!

Snoop Dogg, U2, The Police, Lady GaGa and now BILLY IDOL AID 3 will join the list of acts to play the historical SHOWBOX at the MARKET Venue in Seattle, WA on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH!!!

05 Sep

Do You Have Fans Like This?

Much thanks to the guys over @ MusicMarketing.comfor the article on PlayMyBirthdayBillyIdol.com! Stay Tuned hope to have more info on Billy Idol Aid 3 for you soon!


01 Sep

Featured in DList Magazine, September 2011


While I await the word that I can officially announce Billy Idol Aid 3, I was picked as Young Northwest Philanthropist of the year for Seattle's DList Magazine!. Click the link to the left to read through the magazine and see what all the hoopla is about!

25 Aug

A little sneak peak...

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15 Aug

Michael on "The Bob Rivers Show" 95.7 KJR FM, $5,000 Pledge made!!!

In case you missed my interview on KJR 95.7 FM here is the audio!!! Huge thanks to The Bob Rivers Show for having me on as a guest!

If that wasn't cool enough make sure to take a listen toward the end of the interview! Bob Rivers has pledged $5,000 to Northwest Harvest if Billy Idol Comes to Seattle!!!!! WOW!!! Come on Billy!!