Mike Parshall grew up in Tampa, Florida and has been playing professionally since 1973. He has toured or performed with the Flamingos, the Del Vikings, The Coasters, Gladys Horton and the Marvelettes, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino and, for you locals, Bandana.
Mike was a leader of the contemporary Christian rock band "New Song" in the mid 70s and was the leader of "The Touch" from Palm Springs, CA in the mid 80s.
In 1995 he moved to Englewood, Florida where he has been performing ever since at places like Farlows On the Water, Vino Loco and many private parties.
Mike is an Apple Certified Support Professional. His tech support website is here.
Mike plays many parties and functions in Southwest Florida for clients like Placida Rotary Club, Rotonda West Fiesta Association, Coastal Ventures Cruise Club, Venice Yacht Club, Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce and more.
Mike is available for private parties at very competitive rates.
You can call (941) 915-5553 or you may send him an email at: [email protected].
It is strongly that you go and hear him sing and play, because there is no way to truly duplicate live performance with an mp3, and he likes people and loves getting new fans, and of course, the old ones too!
On this site you will find links to samples of Mike's live performances as well as maps to the different venues that he plays as well as his calendar, which is updated automatically every time he changes it, in near real-time using Google Calendar.
The name 'Sax On the Beach' was first coined back in 1995 by Shelley Hayward, a former owner of the Captain's Club on Englewood Beach.