MICHAEL MILLIGAN AND THE TEXIANA BLUEZ play Deckzilla Saturday August 19, 8pm. Come hear some great music and hav an awesome drink at Nate’s!
MICHAEL MILLIGAN and TEXIANA BLUEZ
The driving force that leads this band is front man-lead vocalist and harmonica player MIKE MILLIGAN. His soaring vocals are most often compared to Junior Medlow Williams and Otis Redding among others. Mike is an experienced musician who has performed from Houston to Holland, San Francisco to Paris, Austin to Austria. “Performance from the Soul” is what you hear most about Mike Milligan. This CD showcases his song writing abilities and skill as a producer.
MICHAEL MILLIGAN and TEXIANA BLUEZ describe their unique sound as “Texas Blues with Louisiana Attitude”. This is what happened when they combined their ethnic mixture of original sounds.
Front man / Lead singer, Mike (former front man for “DELTA ROUX”) brings to the group powerful vocals, often compared to Junior Medlow. He also brings a unique harp style that is definitely his own. A veteran musician who has displayed his talents all over Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington State, Oregon, California, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota and Western Europe.
MICHAEL MILLIGAN and TEXIANA BLUEZ is a new variation on a continuing theme. Texas Blues with a Louisiana twist.
Michael is a native Texan with ties to Louisiana and a long established musician whose career started in 1973 in Iowa. Michael moved to Colorado in 1976 and played 10 years there touring the Midwest and Northwest. Then he moved to Houston in 1986 playing in Texas/Louisiana and Oklahoma. In 1992 he came to Austin and began playing full time in Austin, around Texas and in Europe.
Teaming up with Steven Free on guitar, Mike Skiffington on the drums and Matthew Scott on the Bass MICHAEL MILLIGAN and TEXIANA BLUEZ is a must see band……
“Milligan really is a superb vocalist, able to deliver a lyric with meaning and passion”
says AndySnipper of” Music Matters”(U.K.)
MICHAEL MILLIGAN – Vocals/Harp
STEVEN FREE – Guitar/vocals
MIKE SKIFFINGTON – Drums/vocals
MATTHEW SCOTT – Bass