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Michael’s shows are exciting, energetic performances that have something for everyone. Whether Shirtz is behind the piano with his quartet or fronting a group as singer and entertainer, he captures his audiences and holds them through the songs, the stories, and ultimately, his musicianship. Shirtz performs regularly in concert settings, cabaret shows, jazz clubs, festivals, and private programs. Look at these themed programs when you consider booking Michael Shirtz to perform for you!

"It's like listening to Mel Torme meets Dave Brubeck!"

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Blue Skies

Michael Shirtz shares the music and stories that have influenced him in BLUE SKIES. Based on his album, the show chronicles Shirtz's career as an artist with the music of jazz, the big bands, blues, R&B, and more. Filled with conversations, multimedia, and musical tributes that reach out to all ages highlighting tributes to the Torch Singers, Broadway, and entertainers like Ella, Sinatra, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, and more. Perfect as either a club show or a main stage act. Features the Michael Shirtz Quartet and special guests. Show also shares stories of over coming adversity and finding one's journey. (Approx: 75-90 Minutes or two 45 minute sets; show is developed for performances/bookings with symphony orchestra.)

An Evening with Michael Shirtz

This program presents new interpretations and arrangements of traditional jazz standards and performances of compositions by Michael and members of MSQ. Special highlights focus on conversations between songs and Shirtz’s duets showcasing the members of the band. Pending the venue and location, special guests may join MSQ in performance. Perfect as either a club show, main stage act, or with symphony or pops orchestras. (Approx: 75-90 Minutes or two 45 minute sets; show is developed for performances/bookings with symphony orchestra.)

An Evening with Maureen McGovern and Michael Shirtz

The show features a look back on the career of award-winning Broadway and recording artist Maureen McGovern. Highlighting songs from the 60s/70s and timeless hits such as The Morning After and Can You Read My Mind, Maureen

delights audiences with her stories, songs and a night of memories. Together the two pay tribute to legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme, and others that defined the music of the late 20th century. A main stage act or with symphony or pops orchestras. (Approx: 90 Minutes or two 45 minute sets.

In Finding Faith

This concert reflects great hymns of faith and songs of inspiration. A spiritual program, IN FINDING FAITH tells Michael's story of overcoming life's challenges and shares stories of faith, humanity and strength of the human spirit. From family to friends, to building sense of purpose, IN FINDING FAITH is an incredible show that is perfect for any organization. (Approx: 75-90 minutes or two 45 minute sets, Show can be performed with choirs.)

Michael Shirtz's shows and performances are booked through OCM Productions.

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