Miller and the other Sinners - southern soul
7:00 p.m. on South Stage-Canal
Miller and The Other Sinners is a nationally touring Southern Soul band from Buffalo, NY, bringing a blend of gut bucket delta grit, memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky rhythm and blues. Since August of 2015, they have performed over 130 shows across 15 states from house parties to festivals. They have an unforgettable show filled with infectious grooves and tremendous musicianship all supporting well written songs that really connect.
David Michael Miller, founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for Miller and The Other Sinners, is a well established musician in the Western New York music scene, for 6 years fronting the band, Dive House Union (DHU) which recorded two live albums, one in the prestigious Kleinhan's Music Hall in Buffalo, NY and one in the historic Aurora Theater, in East Aurora, NY. David has shared the stage with artists such as Tedeschi Trucks Band, Steve Miller Band, Joe Bonamassa, Jonny Lang, Gary Clark Jr., Bobby Blue Bland, Jimmie Vaughan, Shemekia Copeland and many others. He represented the WNY Blues Society in 2013 and 2014 at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in both the Band and Solo/Duo categories. He continues to participate in the Blues in the Schools program in Western New York. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, he was presented with the best Male Blues Vocalist Award by Buffalo's Night Life Magazine and in 2015 was presented with the Arts Services Institute award for "Artist of the Year."
David's has built on the successful independent release of his first solo album in 2014, Poisons Sipped, which landed in the top 25 Blues Rock Albums of 2014 on the Roots Music Report. His new album, Same Soil, debuted at #11 the second week of July on the RMR Blues chart and then climbed to #3 with two songs in the top 50 Blues songs played worldwide on radio and internet radio.
David is accompanied by a killer core of “Other Sinners" including, Jay Moynihan on sax and guitar (Buddy Guy's former sax player for nearly 10 years), often members of the world renown Campbell Brothers and several other talented WNY musicians rounding out the band depending on the show.
Isaac Aragon is a rising star in the roots music scene who recently won the talent competition for Telluride Blues and Brews festival. Miller and The Other Sinners met him in a studio in Albuquerque, recorded tracks for Isaacs upcoming EP and Isaac asked the band to back him at this years Telluride festival.