John Micek

John Micek

 Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA
BandPopAlternative

Milkshake Jones' hooky and literate pop tunes have earned comparisons to such college rock stalwarts as The Replacements, Squeeze and The Connells, just to name a few.

Biography

Milkshake Jones' hooky and literate pop tunes have earned comparisons to such college rock stalwarts as The Replacements, Squeeze and The Connells, just to name a few.
Milkshake Jones, has shared stages with such pop luminaries as Tim Lee, The Shazam, The Badlees, Jenny Brennan, The Anderson Council, The Saving Graces, The Parallax Project, The Jellybricks, Case 150, The Trespassengers, Cliff Hillis, and Mitch Easter.

Milkshake Jones released its debut EP in 2004 on the Portland, Ore.-based Paisley Pop Label to unanimous critical acclaim. Its second LP, Gala Days was released worldwide by Paisley Pop on Sept. 18, 2007. A third LP "Lonesome Sky" is scheduled for release in 2014.

Micek released his first solo LP, The Sleepwalkers on Misguided Efforts Recordings in 2001. He is currently working on a follow-up.

Since January 2007, Micek has also handled bass guitar duties for the Harrisburg, Pa-based ska combo Fink's Constant.

Discography

Milkshake Jones, S/T, The Paisley Pop Label, 2004
Milkshake Jones, "Gala Days," The Paisley Pop Label, 2007
A Mess of Our Favorites, Vol. 2, The Paisley Pop Label, 2004
The Sensitive Guy's Guide to Groovy Music, The Paisley Pop Label, 2004
The Roundtable Presents, 2005
The Sleepwalkers, 2001

Set List

Micek typically plays a 45-50 minute set, comprised primarily original music and some covers.