Get out the Way South Austin Way with MICHAEL MILLIGAN AND THE TEXIANA BLUEZ Thursday February 16, 6pm at Moontower Saloon.
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.
“Milligan really is a superb vocalist, able to deliver a lyric with meaning and passion”
says AndySnipper of” Music Matters”(U.K.)