Texas born and raised with roots stemming from Barrancos, Mexico, Salgado is a prominent example of the Latin musical talent. His exceptional ability to play the accordion left-handed and vice versa, gave him the well-earned nickname ‘El Zurdo De Oro’.
Michael has also managed to stand out in the Country Market with “Honky Tonks and Cantinas.” Salgado was also featured in the film “This is my Country, Twin Fiddles and Accordion,” in this film Salgado is one of the featured artist who takes you down his journey in pursuing country music.
MICHAEL SALGADO has been recognized with four awards from the “Tejano Music Awards”, among them “Best Song of the Year” for “Ya No Voy a Aguantar” and the Billboard Latin Music Award “Best Album Regional Mexican”. The impact of his album, Honky Tonks and Cantinas, landed him a nomination for “Best Banda Norteño” at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
Michael continues to release songs and albums including, country as well as his Tejano roots. Not only does Michael continue to tour the United States, he has also been hosting his own Concert events through his Corporation (Zurdo Inc.) bringing some of the most Talented Musicians to San Antonio.