Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel
Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel is from Kokomo, Indiana, (everyone is from somewhere!) United States. Formed in 1993...
They were voted the Best Blues Band in Indiana by the Slippery Noodle Inn, in Indianapolis, IN and The Crossroads Blues Society.
They perform top venues and high-profile festivals continuously in Chicago (House of Blues), Cleveland (House of Blues), Cincinnati (REDS Stadium), Austin and Dallas, TX, Louisville, Nashville and Memphis, TN, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, Michigan, and all over their home state of
Indiana (including the Indy 500 and INDY JAZZ FEST 04,07,08!). All tour dates are in support of our 6 CD releases ('98,'01,'04, LIVE '04,'07, '10)
They have shared the stage with musical giants such as, BB King, Buddy Guy(4x), Al Green, Robert Cray(3x), Double Trouble (Mike fronted DT in Nashville, TN. 20th Anniversary SRV Memorial Concert 2010), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Tower of Power (2x), WC Clark, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Walter Trout, Chris Duarte, Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Long John Hunter, Martin/Medeski/Scofield/Wood, GE Smith (SNL), Fabulous Thunderbirds, Smokey Smothers, Tommy Castro, Carl Weathersby, James Hunter, Joe Bonamassa, Lil Ed, Shannon Curfman (Now with Kid Rock), Aretha Franklin...
In 2007, LIVE! and Timing is Everything CDs were picked up for national distribution by all Meijer and Best Buy stores and named "Top Selling Artist of 2008", by Audio Recon, MMSS's digital distributor. Audio Recon is responsible for placing MMSS tunes on iTunes, Emusic, Rhapsody...
"Mike plays with that indefinable, yet very real thing called soul, that thing about being real that one always knows when it's there"
Snip of review from Buddy Guy show. INdy . 9-5-05 by George Fish
"Mike's so good I should've been carrying his sh*# !"
funny quote from Tommy Shannon (Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble). 8-28-2010
"We keep it simple, play from the heart, and reach out to those suffering and celebrating."
The Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, Mgr. (View)
111 South Walnut St.
Edinburgh, IN 46124
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|