2-Time BillBoard Music Award Winner, & International Blues/Rock/Jam Band MOTU will perform @ the MMF this year with his electric 7-piece band.

International recording artist MOTU (Music of the Universe) is singer-songwriter/band leader Dr Richard Michelson who is best known for his ability to play any string instrument with expertise as well as being a prolific poet and master engineer. His MOTU band has performed all over world and has had multiple albums considered for Grammys. Voted BEST Non-Cover Band in the 2022 Best of Long Island Competition, also voted BEST Non-Cover Band in the 2020 Best of Long Island Competition, a winner of TWO BILLBOARD Music Awards, a recent Semi-Finalist Winner in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC), and a past SemiFinalist Winner of the International Blues Challenge (IBC) held in Memphis, MOTU has a growing Global Fan Base that can also be demonstrated from his over 475,000+ Indie CD & DVD sales, his over 250,000+ (and growing) Followers on Facebook, and by the over 9 Million Views of his live videos on YouTube! MOTU’s 22nd Official Album is scheduled to be released world-wide on May 2, 2023.