Michael Rosteck is a Northern Michigan singer/songwriter, visual artist, and a staple on the Michigan music festival scene. As a visual artist, he has done design work for Blissfest, Farm Fest, Pond Jam, and Dunesville, as well as doing album artwork for several Michigan-based bands. As a singer/songwriter, Michael Rosteck is known for his witty and engaging lyrics, which range from whimsical and humorous to politically charged and introspective. The influences of such great songwriters as John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Hank Williams, and Bob Dylan, to name a few, are evident in Rosteck's original compositions, which cover such varied topics as life and death and virtue and vice with a storyteller's sensibility that captures the listener's attention and holds it. Whether singing around the campfire, performing solo, or playing with his band, Michael Rosteck's passion for and commitment to the music is unmistakable, and his performance is genuine and gritty and real.