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Feb. 9: Scottie Miller Band
Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 1-30-2017
MANKATO, Minn. – Pianist and songwriter Scottie Miller returns to perform with The Scottie Miller Band on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.
Miller is an American pianist and singer-songwriter from Minneapolis, Minn. His musical style is a combination of blues, soul, funk and jazz. Miller is recognized for his high-energy performances, creative song writing, dramatic lyrics and extraordinary piano playing. In 2008, Miller was inducted into the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame for his contributions to blues music and blues heritage. He has also been the touring keyboardist for three-time Grammy nominated singer Ruthie Foster since 2008. He is featured on her Blues Music Award winning CD/DVD "Live At Antones."
The Scottie Miller Band features sterling silver vocals, passionate lyrics, and a funky rhythm section surrounded by powerful electric guitar work.
Miller says: “My songs are inspired by life and everything that life throws at you. I write about relationships, peace, war, love, loss, addiction, heroism, family values, and the mystery of dreams.”
Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.