ABOUT THE PERFORMER
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 starting touring in August of 2015 they have performed over 350 shows across 18 states and two countries, 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 (WNY) music scene. Raised on gospel and radio, David loved the sounds of soul music from an early age and began writing playing and writing music as a child. His music was kept mainly in the church until he was in his 30’s and began playing blues and soul music around WNY in area clubs and dives. For 6 years he fronted 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, Lowest of the Low and many others.
David 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, 2015, and 2016, 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 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. In early 2017 he released a live album of his band, Miller and The Other Sinners, title, “3 Nights At The Strand.”
With his band Miller and The Other Sinners, David rocked stages at festivals nationwide such as Muskiest 2016, Telluride Blues and Brews Festival 2016 w/Isaac Aragon, Silver City Blues Festival 2016 and the Boots, Brews and Bacon Festival 2016. They are booked again at several of these including the Crawdaddy’s Blues Festival, East Aurora Music Festival, Corn Hill Arts Festival, Fairport Music Festival and Poudre River Fest.
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, Donta Myles, Deshawn D Ray Jackson and several other talented WNY musicians. Though often touring as a 4 piece, they do expand to a 9 piece for larger events, including two additional horn players, backup singers and keyboards.