About Mike Badger:

Mike Badger born 18th March 1962- Liverpool
(St.Helens College of Art and Design 1979-1981) (London 1983-84)
Co-founded Liverpool band The La’s in 1984 – 1986
Formed alt. Country Roots, Rockabilly band The Onset 1988
Debut album The Pool of Life (Probe Plus Records)
UK / Germany / E. Berlin 1989-1991

British Craft Room Liberty, London 1996

One man Exhibitions of recycled art Lost and Found 1997:
Warrington Museum 1997, Bristol Museum 1998, Leicester City Gallery 1999
(TV: Blue Peter / This Morning)

Created Recycled Tin Sculptures for Liverpool band Space album Tin Planet 1999 CD covers/posters/Videos/TV advert

Formed Liverpool Record Label Viper with Paul Hemmings (ex La’s)
Released first solo album Volume 1999
Second solo album Double Zero 2000

New York: Recording Tibetan Devotional singer Yungchen Lhamo 2003
Lo Fi Acoustic Excursions 2004 (Gen 9)
The Onset by The Onset 2005 (Gen 10)
Lo Fi Electric Excursions 2006 (Gen 11)

Recycled Sculpture Workshops Merseyside schools /colleges
Sculpture selected by Prince of Wales Arts and Kids Foundation
(10,000 UK primary schools 2006)

Artist in Residence at ITV Granada 2006/2007 (celebrating fifty years of broadcasting)

Mike Badger’s Country Side 2008 (Gen 12)
Showcased at SXSW music festival Austin Texas 2009/US tour 2010

Commission for permanent suspended sculpture titled ‘A Musical Composition
Cavern Walks, Mathew Street, Liverpool 2010.
Mosaic for Huyton Railway station Nov 2010

Mike Badger and The Shady Trio (Rockabilly /Country Swing band) formed 2010
Ashtrays and Tables’ Mark McNulty Film of US/UK tours Honky Tonk Bluecoat 2011

Solo Album: Rogue State Nov 2011 and Lucky 13 by Mike Badger & The Shady Trio release 2012

2013 Life Drawing Tutor- Merchant Taylor’s School

2013 Release musical retrospective – Badger Tracks (1983-2013)

2014 Scenic painter on ITV Drama ‘Cilla’

2015 Stuplex Art collaboration