Mike & Marie Acoustics
With over 50 years of experience, Mike & Marie Miller are professional entertainers in the Erie and Tri-state area. Their following includes folks of all ages from kids to grandparents. They have a large repertoire and can easily cater to a dinner, lounge, senior living center, or outdoor atmosphere. Song selections cover a wide range of genres from the 1930’s up to today in the acoustic, soft rock, classic country, folk vein. Never too loud and always pleasant, Mike and Marie are sure to be a perfect fit for the easy listening/soft rock occasion.
Mike was the owner/operator of Norwegian Wood Recording Studio, as well as late night radio personality “Big Al Knight” on WMCE 88.5 FM. He’s been part of the opening act for the likes of Ronnie Milsap, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Chubby Checker, and Box Car Willie, among others. Some of bands Mike was a member of in previous years were Seltaeb, BB Wolf, The Whisky River Band, Mike Miller & The Haymaker Band, County Line, Southwind, Abbey Road, and Time Line. Along with the duo with Marie, he is currently a member of Acoustic Ear Candy.
Marie was also owner/operator of Norwegian Wood Recording Studio and has shared the stage with country greats Barbara Fairchild, Marty Haggard and the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra. She’s been a member of many local bands over the years, such as Southwind, Calico Country, Time Line, as well as Erie's "Sonny and Cher", Don and Marie, back in the early 70's. She was a staple at the Station Restaurant as a solo performer for a lengthy time also. She has been a professional musician since high school, having performed in many hotel chains in NY, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She also is a member of Acoustic Ear Candy.
Donna Parker has sang in choirs since Jr. High and has performed solos and with ensembles. She has been singing with her church praise band for the past 16 years. After being Harry's roadie for 46 years, we decided it was time to put her in the band! Lol! Donna adds excellent harmonies and fills out our sound with percussion.
Harry Parker has played bass and drums since high school. In the 70's and 80's he was bassist for the country bands "The Bill Feathers Band" and also "Mike Miller & the Haymaker Band". In the late 80's Harry was the lead vocalist for the popular Erie show band, "Reds", and also was a member in previous years with "Exit 4", "Time Line", "The Doggone Good Band", Southern Gospel group "Focus Quartet", and "The Hired Hitmen."
WHERE WE’VE BEEN!
Chagrin Lagoons Yacht Club, Eastlake, OH., Old Station One Restaurant,
Johnny B’s Restaurant ,
Harbor View Grill , East Erie Moose Lodge #593, Pine Junction Tavern (Clymer, NY.) The Back Deck Restaurant & Catering, The Colony Pub & Grille, North East Picnic In The Park, The Anchor In, Whitford Park Concert Series, Lawrence Park Summer Concert Series, Harborcreek Giant Eagle, Harborcreek Senior Center, Presque Isle Rehab Center, The Ball Pavilion, Millcreek Manor, Independence Court, Harborcreek Senior Apartments, Parkside Senior Living, Parkside Westminster, Parkside Regency, Pennsylvania Soldiers/Sailors Home, LECOM Senior Living, Brevilier Village, Barnabus Court, Sunrise Senior Living, Westlake Woods, Golden Living Western Reserve, Elmwood Gardens, GECAC Albion Senior Center, North East Moose Lodge #2568, Fairway Suites-Clymer NY., Mound Grove Golf Course, Arundel Cellars & Brewery, Deer's Leap Winery, VFW Post 1500 Willoughby, OH, First Fridays/North East, Maxi's Cafe, Sprague Brew Works, The Breakwater Restaurant & Pub, North East Winefest, Harecreek Campground, Family Affair Campground, Findley Lake Harvest Days, Misty Shores, Campola's Italian Bistro - Mentor, OH, Millcreek Brewing Company, Harpersfield Vineyards, Lakelands Restaurant & Pub, Celebrate Erie, Brew Streaks, Alexander's Pub, The Crossroads Diner, Lake Erie Community Park Concert Series, The Kahkwa Club, and more to come!
Song selections by: James Taylor, Janis Ian, Patsy Cline, The Beatles, The Monkees, John Sebastian, Sting, The Lovin’ Spoonful, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Neil Young, Melanie, Kenny Rogers, Peter-Paul and Mary, Vince Gill, The Eagles, Jim Croce, Kenny Loggins, Kathy Mattea, Lone Star, Ronnie Milsap, Alabama, Elvis, John Denver, Lady Antabellum, Raspberries, Neil Sedaka, Barry Manilow, Carpenters, Otis Redding, Garth Brooks, The Judds, Carly Simon, Carole King, Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, America, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Alabama, Shania Twain, Merle Haggard, Martina McBride, Buddy Holly, Glen Campbell, Train, Simon and Garfunkel, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Linda Rondstat, Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Maroon 5, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp and oh so many, many, many more! Over 2,000 tunes!