Mike Parker

Mike Parker

BandCountryBlues

With over 28 years of experience , Mike offers a wide selection of musical styles with over with 600 songs to his current repertoire. He can adapt to any venues big or small, young or old. No matter what are your entertainment needs, he’s done them all over the years.

Biography

Ever since he was a child, Mike has been around music. At the age of 12, he took part in musical evenings thanks to his father’s encouragement, himself a musician. At 15, he played bass in a country band of which his father was also a member. Thanks to his natural talent and the experience gained on stage at such a young age, Mike went on to playing lead guitar where he had the opportunity to tour in Ontario from 1988 to 1990. In 1990, he went on a country music tour of Southern Nouveau-Brunswick. From 1991to 2005 returning to his roots , while residing in Northern New Brunswick, he as performed in various venues as a one man show performing in wide range of major and smaller scaled events learning to master many musical styles such as Country, Blues, Rock, Pop and more ...Where he soon became a favorite amongst many. Now residing in South-eastern New Brunswick (since may 2005) he’s relocated in Dieppe where he still working in the circuit proving one again and again you should make him your #1 choice for hire. Mike is a passionate musician. His warm voice coupled up with his screaming guitar licks and a wide repertoire of songs will surely draw every audiences attention.
If you want to ensure a night to remember at you next event well
hire Mike Parker no one has ever been dissatisfied. Ever...

Besides working on his one man show Mike his an accomplished author/composer/performer/recording artist. Soon to be in the mist of recording his third album. You may visit his professionals careers EPK’s (electronic press kit) at this address : http://www.sonicbids.com/MikeParker2" to view his many achievements.

Discography

2003- Album “Styles”
Album produced by Mike Parker co-produced by Michel Arseneault
Words and music : Mike Parker.
«Styles» contains 11 original compositions 5 in French and 6 in English . It is an album that covers many different musical styles that influences Mike. Appearing on the album are : André Proulx violin, bassist Bernard LeBlanc, guitarist Dan Godin, pianist David Boutin and many others.

1996- Album “Until the end of time”
Album produced by Mike Parker.
Words and music :Mike Parker.
«Until the end of time » Contains 11 original Anglophone compositions completely acoustic in the style of country. Mike played on all the tracks except the congas.

Set List

With over 600 cover songs to his current repertoire and many of his originals Mike can adapt to almost any venue. Chances is are if you have a request he’ll play it and or at least find an alternate song
That resembles the one you so much like and love. He makes it a mission to accommodate as much as possible his audiences. And he’ll never leave you waiting endlessly for your request. His motto “ If I know it, I’ll play it”

The list is just too long to include in this segment but here are a few examples;

Country: Alan Jackson, Brook & Dunn ,Travis Tritt...
Country Oldies : Merle Haggard, George Jones, Hank Sr, Johnny Cash
Blues : Eric clapton, Steevie Ray Vaughn, BB King, Albert Collins...
Rockin blues: George Thorougood, The Doors, Commitments...
Rock: Pink Flyod, BTO, Dire Straits , AC/DC,Trooper...
Retro: Elvis, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbisson, Chubby Checker, Beatles...
Southern Rock : Lynyard Skynyard, Charlie Daniels,
Dance: Tspoon, Pink, Bloodhound Gang,...
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