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Sat, Apr 29


Key Palace Theater

Key Palace Theater Welcomes back Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel

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Key Palace Theater Welcomes back Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel
Key Palace Theater Welcomes back Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel

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Apr 29, 8:00 PM

Key Palace Theater, 123 S Meridian St, Redkey, IN 47373, USA

About the event

Its going to be a PARTY! YOU should BE HERE! Mike and the guys are celebrating their 30th Bandiversary, the release of their new/ 7th album, KOKOMO HONEY!

If you're anywhere within a 100 mile drive, it's going to be worth it! Book a hotel. Make dinner reservations. Book a seat at the Key Palace! Free, new, Kokomo Honey, CD to the first 25 tickets through the front door! ---------------------------------------- Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel is an Original, Powerful, Soulful group from Kokomo, Indiana, United States, formed in 1993, comprised of, Mike Milligan (guitar/vocals) and Shaun Milligan (bass), and Robert "Tiny" Cook (drums/vocals). They Celebrate 30... THIRTY Years! of touring and recording in 2023 with their NEW Album on Mojo Hut Records,... KOKOMO HONEY!

They were recently honored with an award for a Lifetime of Keeping the Blues alive by the Fishers Blues Festival (Indy) and performed for 5000 of their biggest fans w Robert Cray Band (5th time!)

They also performed a sold out show w BB KING on his final Indiana show, and recently with BUDDY GUY (for the 4th time), Los Lonely Boys (2nd x), Jimmie Vaughan, and Robert Cray (again! for the SIXTH time!) !

With 7 CD releases on Mojo Hut Records, 100's of Thousands of touring miles, and several Thousands of performances under their belts....

Winner of the International Blues Challenge, Indianapolis, IN.

Mike signed with Fender Guitars(FMIC) as Fender Artist!

They perform top venues and high-profile festivals continuously in Chicago (House of Blues) 15 yrs. Cleveland (House of Blues),Cincinnati (REDS Stadium) -15 yrs, BB Kings of Nashville, Austin and Dallas, TX, Louisville Stevie Rays, Nashville and Memphis, TN, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, Michigan, and all over their home state of Indiana (including the Indy 500!).

They have worked with musical giants such as, BB King, Tower of Power (2x), Robert Cray (6x), Buddy Guy(4x), Double Trouble (Mike fronted DT in Nashville, TN. 20th Anniversary SRV Memorial Concert), Jimmie Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Booker T. Jones, WC Clark, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Los Lonely Boys (2x), Dick Dale, Los Lobos, Walter Trout, Pine Top Perkins , Sam Lay, Lonnie Brooks, Long John Hunter, GE Smith (SNL), Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tommy Castro, Carl Weathersby, Joe Bonamassa(2x), Lil Ed ...

LIVE! (from the Slippery Noodle Inn) and Timing is Everything CDs were picked up for national distribution by all Meijer and Best Buy stores and named "Top Selling Artist", 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" Review from Buddy Guy show. INdy . by George Fish

"I've heard bands with twice as many members that weren't half as good as Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel!" Bob Burchfield of

“Mike Milligan is the real deal! Blues playin' family man!” Greg Martin. Kentucky Headhunters

"Mike's so good I should've been carrying his sh*# !" Funny quote from Tommy Shannon (Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble).

“We keep it simple, play from the heart, and reach out to those suffering and celebrating.” Mike




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