St Augustine Amphitheatre | Augustine, Florida
You can catch an amazing rock band this winter before you start your holiday festivities! Classic rock legend Steve Miller Band will be performing a string of additional shows in 2023 apart from their initial summer and fall shows! This is excellent news for old-school rock and roll fans who want to witness the amazing and deliver their unprecedented hits, such as “The Joker,” “Rock’n Me,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Abracadabra,” and many more! These Rock and Roll Hall of Famers has been known to perform an extremely tight set, and even though the members are well into the ‘60s and ‘70s, the band still performs like it’s 1975! Catch Steve Miller Band as they conquer the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in Florida on Saturday, 16th December 2023! This is your opportunity to see one of the greatest rock bands of all time! So hurry and score your tickets now!
The platinum-selling classic rock powerhouse Steve Miller Band is three years short of celebrating their sixth decade in the music business. Yes, these award-winning rockers are veterans in the industry and continue to deliver nothing but hard-hitting shows worldwide. Led by the illustrious Steve Miller, the band comprises longtime keyboardist Joseph Wooten, guitarists Jacob Petersen and Kenny Lee Lewis, and drummer Ron Wikso. The band emerged from San Francisco in 1966 and released their debut single, “Sittin’ in Circles,” two years later. That same year, the band released “Living in the U.S.A,” the lead single from their sophomore album, Sailor. The single entered the Billboard Hot 100, while the album broke into the Top 30 of the Billboard 200.
Throughout the ‘60s and early ‘70s, Steve Miller Band has maintained their excellent momentum, entering the Billboard charts with each studio release. However, by 1973, the band made their incredible breakthrough when their eighth album, The Joker, peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200. The album, which notably spawned the number 1 Billboard Hot 100 title track, sold over one million copies in the U.S., earning the band its first platinum certification for an album. Meanwhile, the title track, “The Joker,” was certified platinum five times in the U.S. Today, the song remains the band’s best-selling single.
In 1976, Steve Miller Band released another number 1 hit, Rock’n Me.” The song topped the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the charts in Canada. Described by critics as the “immediate audience grabber,” the song was spawned the band’s best-selling album, Fly Like An Eagle. The 1976 effort, which peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, sold over four million copies in the U.S. In addition to earning four-time platinum in its home country, the album also earned double platinum in Canada and gold in the U.K.
The band continued to release several critically-acclaimed efforts through the ‘80s. During the 90s, they dropped only one effort, Wide River, which was met with high acclaim from fans and critics. In 2010 the band released Bingo!, their first album in almost two decades. The record peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, making it their highest charting release since their 1982 album, Abracadabra. The band’s exemplary contributions to the rock industry earned them a place among the music legends. In 2016, five years after releasing their last album, Let Your Hair Down, Steve Miller Band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Catch Steve Miller Band as they deliver their iconic hits at the St Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, 16th December 2023!