The Fire Pit's side bar
Saturday, November 10 at 9:30 p.m.
With over 2500 performances in 19 countries during a unique career that spans over 30 years, Michael Peterson has had the good fortune to be:
- A million-selling, GRAMMY-nominated, country music star whose songs have hit #1 on the charts six times including: the fourth most popular country wedding song of all time “From Here To Eternity” and the iconic “Drink Swear Steal & Lie.”
- A songwriter for the stars with the unusual good fortune to have had his compositions recorded by Hall of Famers and GRAMMY winners in Country, Rock, Pop, Gospel and Latin including Travis Tritt, Timothy Schmitt of The Eagles, Pop Superstar Deniece Williams, The Imperials and Bacilos.
- A contributing author for eight books, including the #1 New York Times best-selling Chicken Soup For The Soul series.
- The recipient of numerous distinguished public service awards including the prestigious Bob Hope “Spirit of Hope” medal from the USO following his 11 tours and over 150 performances for Service men and women deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea.
- With 18 albums to his credit, Michael’s latest release on 37 Records titled “Drink Swear Steal & Lie” commemorates his 20th anniversary in country music with four new recordings of Michael’s biggest hits and seven country classics. The first two singles from this collection are bona-fide HITS on the European Country top 40 with “Lookin For Love” holding the #2 spot for two weeks and “Drink Swear Steal & Lie” staying at #1 for an amazing six weeks.
- Michael and his wife, Army Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, COL Jill Chambers U.S. Army (Ret) call Las Vegas home. Together, they have three daughters, three grandsons and a dream life.