American Vinyl Seattle
- A 70's Tribute Band -

Performing for select venues and events in the Greater Pacific Northwest

American Vinyl - 2018 Demo


Special Thanks To
- The entire American Vinyl Band | Ed, Rick E, John L, Dave, Rick M, Valerie, Diana, Janet, Dan, Eric & George & John P
-  Lynn, Jay & Frank | Additional Demo support performances
- Chip | Owner/Operator, ButterSound Studios, Everett, WA
- Nikita | Butter Sound Post-Production Video & Audio Guru

A 12-Piece Show Band


American Vinyl Band from Seattle Includes 6 vocalists and a Horn Section!  A true, vocal-rich, professional 70's Tribute Band for those that loved AM Radio tunes. 

Unique 70's AM/FM Favorites


Classic hits between 1968 and 1978 that most tribute/cover bands don't play.  Songs where you say "I remember that one!  I love that song!". 

A High-Energy Show


Movin' & Groovin' !  Our goal is to get our audience smiling and dancin'!  


  • Ed Tissue (Vocals) -  20+ years of stage experience. Formerly with 8-Feet Standing, The Penguins, Triple Shot Band, Rear View Mirror and Ed T & the Trembling Fish. Ed is a veteran performer of Taste of Tacoma, Bite of Seattle, multiple casinos, corporate events & country club functions

  • Valerie Hudson, Diana Noble, Janet Bishop (Vocals) - These talented vocalists have performed at a number of Northwest events including the Northwest Harvest Gobblefest (2015 and 2016) and the Taste of Edmonds.  While they have shared performances between them American Vinyl is their first band performing together.

  • John Lienhard (Drums, Vocals) - 30+ years of stage experience.  Played with Gold Dust, 2nd Nature, and Below Average White Band. John has performed at the Bite of Seattle and numerous high-profile shows in the Northwest over his career. John is also the Lead vocalist for the only Northwest John Mellencamp Tribute band, American Fool.  While he is our backbone on percussion John also provides backup vocals/harmonies.

  • Rick Erickson (Lead Guitar) - 30+ years of stage experience, including top professional acts.  Ricks' Seattle cover bands include The Penguins, Dana Osborn Band and the Jet City Players.  Rick is a veteran performer of Taste of Tacoma, Bite of Seattle, as well as multiple casinos

  • Dave Lavin (Bass, Vocals) -  30+ years stage experience in various Northwest bands, including  Oscar Wilde, Borrowed Time, Rock Steady and Rear View Mirror. Veteran performer at Taste of Tacoma, Bite Of Seattle, Wineries and corporate functions. Dave also provides back-up vocals/harmonies 

  • John Paredes (Keyboards, Vocals, Band Leader) - 20+ years of stage and recording experience.  Previously with Onyx, Joy Ride and Triple Shot Band. John has performed at the Bite of Seattle, Taste of Tacoma and numerous other high-profile shows in the Northwest. John currently performs with Petty Thief, Rear View Mirror, American Fool, and The Neil Youngs & Harvest Moon Band.  John is also plays with top acts such as Creme Tangerine, Free Rain and the Joe Cocker Experience.

  •  Rick Miller (Trumpet) -  30+ years of stage experience.  Played with Jesse Boone and the Astros, Fusion Ltd, Funk Connection and many other top-shelf acts on the East coast, the South, Japan, Hawaii, and Las Vegas.  Here in the Northwest Rick is a veteran performer at the top casinos, the Bite Of Seattle and other top festivals playing with The Penguins

  • Dan Jubie (Saxophone) -  30+ years of stage experience. Played with The Cruise Brothers, Paradise Rock, Tom McFarland Blues band, and The Penguins. A veteran performer at the top casinos of the Northwest as well as the Bite of Seattle, Edmonds Waterfront Festival and numerous corporate functions. Dan also currently plays with the Jimmy Wright Band

  • Eric Holt  (Trombone)  -  20+ years of stage experience. Played with many Seattle-based Bands and Sectionals. A strong performer with performance appearances at numerous Festivals and  corporate functions. 

  • George Hagge  (Baritone Saxophone)  -  35+ years of stage experience. Played with many Seattle-based Bands and Sectionals. A veteran performer of the Northwest with appearances at numerous Festivals and  corporate functions. 

Inaugural Debute: 2017 Taste of Tacoma

American Vinyl performing on the Pond Stage on Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Event Calendar



  • First Show: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - TASTE OF TACOMA -  Pond Stage  
  • Friday, December 29 - Private Party, Everett, Wa


  • Saturday, April 21 - Private Party, Nile Country Club, Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • Saturday, June 22 @ 6PM - Taste of Tacoma, Pond Stage
  • Saturday, July 21 @ 6PM - Bite of Seattle, Fountain Stage
  • Friday, August 10 - Private Event, Everett
  • Sunday, August 19, 10AM - Boeing Family Day, Everett
  • Thursday, Sept 20 - Corporate Event
  • Friday, Oct 13 - Private Event
  • Saturday, Dec 16 - Corporate Event (Xmas Party)


  • Friday, March 1 - Angel of the Winds Casino - Fundraiser
  • Saturday, July 20th @ 7pm - Bite of Seattle 
  • Saturday, August 10 @ 7am- Fred Hutch Obliteride - Fundraiser
  • Saturday, September 7pm - Everett Country Club (private event)

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Right-Fit Venues

Due to the size of the group we prefer only events/venues that can support our footprint

  • Festival stages
  • Theater stages 
  • Corporate Functions with wide stage areas