SONNY BOY MICK
Now a full time resident of Muskoka Ontario, singer/songwriter Stephen McPhail first picked up the guitar at the age of 10. Growing up in the Northern town of Sault Ste. Marie, he was singing in school festivals, teaching guitar and playing professional gigs by the age of 15.
After graduating university he moved to Burlington Ontario to pursue his love of music, performing acoustic solo and corporate events with his band Sonny Boy Mick and was also the owner and operator of Burlington’s Melody Man Studios since 1994 (music school and recording studio), working as a full time performing musician, music teacher and studio musician. Over the years he has appeared as a vocalist and guitarist on several CD recording projects and has also performed as lead guitarist for several prominent Canadian recording acts.
With a huge repertoire of favourite hits Stephen is available for solo acoustic, duo and full band corporate events throughout Muskoka and Southern Ontario.
Over the past 7 years he has also been performing the hits of David Bowie with the "British Legends Show " of Bounty Enterprises (producers of Abbamania, and Night Fever) , and also has performed numerous shows pre-covid era with ``LEGENDS IN CONCERT `` in the USA and North America.
Be sure to check in on essence-of-bowie.com for shows and updates.
Sonny Boy Mick has received the honour of :
- Finalist in the Annual 2011 Performing Arts Awards in Burlington Ontario
- Finalist in the 2008 UK Songwriting Contest.
- Nominated for "BEST POP ARTIST" in the 2008 Ontario Independant Music Awards.
- Honourable Mention in the 2008 Billboard World Songwriting Contest ..
- The singles "Today, "Always on my mind", "5am" and "Northern Town" have been featured in TV episodes across Canada.
Sonny Boy Mick Discography available on Itunes, Spotify and all streaming platforms
- ``Shedding Light single`` , Shedding Light Podcast theme song - 2020
- "My Favourite Song "- Bullseye Records Unsigned, Sealed, Delivered Volume 9 - April 2016
- "(Make Me Do) Anything You Want" - single - October 2014 ITunes
- “My Favourite Song” December 2013 ITunes
- “Father Daughter Wedding Dance (Daddy’s Little Girl )” June 2011 ITunes
- “Nobody's Better Than You” October , 2010 ITunes
- “Today – single” Hollywood's 272 Records March 2010
- “PEACE, LOVE, AND SONNY BOY" September 2008 ITunes
- “Hallelujah – single” 2006 ITunes
- "The Vibe of My Acoustic” March 2001 Indiepool