Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 2:30pm

Globally-recognized musician, humanitarian, activist and award-winning filmmaker Michael Franti, revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of his optimism, launches his Stay Human podcast today, May 19 and is now available everywhere.  
Franti’s latest album Stay Human Vol. II, which is an accompaniment to his documentary 
Stay Humanfocuses on how we hold on to our humanity in the most challenging times of our lives, and this podcast seeks to do the same.
Franti has traveled around the world for decades, meeting incredibly inspiring people from musicians to cultural creatives - people of all walks of life. Episodes will be released weekly, and as a special treat, listeners are getting FIVE episodes immediately in celebration of launch day! 

On May 19, listen to Franti’s conversations with Pat Monahan of Train, G. Love, Nattali Rize, Satsang, and Abigail Stauffer.
Other guests scheduled for weekly release include Lukas Nelson, Natasha Bedingfield, Trevor Hall, HIRIE, Xiuhtezcatl, Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones and many more.
Select episodes will also feature an accompanying video episode, to be published on Franti’s 
Stay Human Podcast YouTube Playlist.
The Stay Human podcast is released independently by Michael Franti and 
Activist Artists Management.
On the heels of four Billboard No. 1 singles and an array of Top 30 hits, Franti continues his mission of empowering a vast audience of likeminded activists and world-changers to create positive change. On Earth Day, he announced his upcoming 11th studio album Work Hard And Be Nice, set for release June 19, 2020, and has since released the first single, 
“I Got You,” as well as “I’m On Your Side” and “How We Living.” Pre-order/pre-save Work Hard And Be Nice HERE.
Tune in to join the movement, 
available wherever you listen to podcastsApple PodcastsSpotifyiHeartRadioGooglePlayStitcher and more.
About Michael Franti
Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, activist, and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism. Throughout his multi-decade career, Franti has earned Billboard No. 1’s with triumphantly hopeful hits “Sound of Sunshine” and “Say Hey (I Love You),” five Top 30 Hot AC singles, eight Top 25 AAA Singles and three Billboard Top 5 Rock Albums. In January 2019, Franti released his self-directed documentary Stay Human, which won an array of awards at film festivals worldwide and influenced his writing for his most recent album Stay Human Vol. II (Thirty Tigers), which debuted at No. 1 on both the Americana and Independent Album charts and received critical acclaim from USA TodayBillboard, Associated Press and Paste.
Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to foster their community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Franti and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts worldwide, fulfilling over 3,300 wishes and touching the lives of over 12,000 people to date. Franti also owns SOULSHINE Bali, a 32-room top-rated yoga retreat hotel located in Ubud, Bali. Amidst touring, Michael Franti & Spearhead have been in recording studios in Nashville, Los Angeles, and San Francisco working with A-list writers and producers on their most diverse record yet, Work Hard And Be Nice, set for release June 19, 2020.
For more information, visit 
MichaelFranti.com or follow on Instagram and Twitter @MichaelFranti and Facebook.com/MichaelFranti.