Stewart Francke


Detroit-area singer-songwriter Stewart Francke is a songwriter in the classic heartland troubadour mode. His songs ring out strong, straight and clear from the core of his being, delivered courtesy of six strings and a remarkable ear for narrative pop-rock. Francke has managed the alchemy of song that translates life’s experiences clearly and artfully, expanding upon classic rock ‘n’ roll and pop music reference points. His work’s illuminate love, redemption and the persistent joy and challenge of living in flyover country.

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