Frontman for the Brother Wolf, Michael Batdorf, has a proven career in the music industry.  His band, The One Ton Pig, has been playing Jackson Hole’s Historic Silver Dollar Bar for over 16 years and is responsible for a $1.5 million renovation that has been called, “The House the Pig built.” 

Surrounding himself with the finest Musicians, Michael has formed some of the most exciting Bands in the West and done it in very unique fashion. Batdorf & The Brother Wolf (formed in 2016) has been invited to some of the region's biggest Festivals including Music on Main (Victor, Idaho), JH Live (Jackson Hole, Wyoming), and Covellite Showcase (Butte, Montana.)  They have shared the bill with White Denim, Blitzen Trapper, Laney Jones and many more.  Since their creation, they have been one of the most unique Bands in the region and have built a 3 year residence at the Melvin Brewery.  The past year they have been working on a Live Album and a Studio Album that will both be released in 2023!!  The trio features Ryan Ptasnik on drums and Mike Patton on keys.  

Michael’s Songwriting has found its way to thousands of people from around the World and landed in several Soundtracks and Film Scores. He has released 5 Albums with One Ton Pig (working on 2 more in 2023), 10 Solo Albums and 2 Albums with the Brother Wolf to be released in 2023.  He has shared the stage with The Wood Brothers, Railroad Earth, Chris Robinson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Leftover Salmon, Band of Heathens, White Denim, Whiskey Myers, Travelin’ McCoury’s, Laney Jones, and many more... 

Latest Track

Batdorf & The Brother Wolf LIVE (released 1/1/23)

Batdorf & The Brother Wolf

Batdorf & The Brother Wolf Live @ The Silver Dollar Bar

Michael Batdorf - Guitar/ Vocals

Mike Patton - Keys/ Vocals

Ryan Ptasnik - Drums

Keith Snyder - Bass

Recorded Live @ Silver Dollar Bar (Jackson, Wy) Engineered by Rob Siddle Mixed by Michael Batdorf

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