November 28, 2017
Mike Weterings is a two-time West Coast Music Award nominated Vancouver-based artist. He fronts both his own all-originals group with a distinct African slant to their trippy pop/rock sounds, and performs solo across Western Canada for the past 7 years.
Where are you from?
I was born in Montreal, Quebec
What style of music do you play?
Heartfelt songwriting and Central African dance music
What instruments do you play?
Guitar, bass, keyboards, harmonica and a mean shaker or tambourine
How did you discover your passion and talent for music?
Running and dancing around the room as a kid, singing along with “Day-O” by Harry Belafonte long after all the other kids left, and then trying to rewrite the lyrics at the same time
How long have you been practicing your craft?
Pretty seriously since age 15
Favourite song to play?
My own song called “(I wanna) Dance”
Favourite song to listen to?
Anything on pop radio
What would people be surprised to know about you?
I have a Master’s degree in Health Administration and I once had a pilots’ license
On your day off we would find you…
Absorbed in writing, nerding out in the studio, catching up on news or learning something new, then hanging with friends,
It’s 4am on a Saturday night, what would you eat?
Chicken or falafel shawarma
See what Mike is up to on social media
Facebook: Mike Weterings
Thank you to Siegel Entertainment for the management and coordination of our entertainment services. To see who is performing in The Lobby Lounge this month, click here.