Mike Frank & Friends is a NJ/NY-based New Age Rock & Roll/Jam band that incorporates both electric and acoustic sounds. Mike Frank's lyrics spotlight seemingly small, yet significant moments in life, while the full band generates a large audio presence that takes you by the hand and leads you into a familiar dance. Each live performance is personalized with improvisational segments, which take each song to a higher climax. Influences include: Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Moe, Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers and Jimi Hendrix.
Since 2008, Mike Frank & Friends has built a solid, local fan base while performing songs from their first album, Yellow Rays, in the tri-state area. Several tracks from Yellow Rays can be heard on a variety of local college and public radio stations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well a variety of music streaming sites, such as Last.fm and MontCo Radio. Yellow Rays can also be purchased for download at all major online web music outlets including iTunes, Amazon.com, and cdbaby.com.
Mike Frank & Friends are completing their sophomore album "You Take The High Road", a more upbeat electric album with catchy, lyrically-driven melodies.