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Local Singer / Song Writer Releases New Single

Michelle Held is a talented singer-songwriter hailing from Detroit. With her soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics, she has captivated audiences both locally and beyond.

Born and raised in and around Detroit, Held's music is deeply influenced by the rich musical history of the city. She draws inspiration from the Motown sound, as well as the folk and blues traditions that have shaped Detroit's music scene. Her songs often reflect the struggles and triumphs of everyday life, resonating with listeners on a personal level.


Michelle Held's musical journey began at a young age when she was given an old Fender acoustic guitar and eventually started writing her own songs. Over the years, she has honed her craft and developed a unique sound that blends elements of folk, Americana, and indie rock. Her music is characterized by introspective lyrics, catchy melodies, and a raw, authentic sound.


In addition to her solo work, Michelle Held has collaborated with other talented musicians in the Detroit area, further enriching her musical repertoire. She has performed at various venues and festivals, gaining recognition for her captivating live performances and genuine connection with the audience.


Beyond her musical talent, Michelle Held is also known for her involvement in the local community. She has used her music as a platform to raise awareness about social issues and advocate for positive change. Her songs often touch on topics such as love, loss, resilience, and the power of unity.


With her passion for music and her deep roots in Detroit, Michelle Held continues to make a name for herself in the folk music scene. Her heartfelt songs and genuine storytelling have earned her a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim. Her latest single that she wrote and produced, Life Moves On, features stings by Sav

Buist and Katie Larson, and horns by CJ Cameron. Check out the music video, animated by Cara Dunning, here: (1) Michelle Held - The World Moves On (Official Music Video) - YouTube

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