The "Bakersfield Sound"....that's what Bakersfield Bound is all about! Genuine country music by Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, and the like, along with some lively country rock by Gram Parsons, The Byrds, The Desert Rose Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers, etc. thrown in for good measure! A true crowd pleasure, Bakersfield Bound gets folks up and dancin' the Texas Two Step, line dancin' etc.

Composed of elite veteran musicians, Bakersfield Bound combines powerful vocals with sharp instrumentation!

Band leader and lead vocalist Wayne "Wildcard" Miller is the former leader of the renowned California country rock band Country Roots which performed in Las Vegas and opened for famous country acts Hal Ketchum and The Texas Tornados. This ex-Californian knows first hand what the "Bakersfield Sound" is all about!

Book Bakersfield Bound for your club, private or corporate event, or festival for the very best in live country music! Call (949) 280-5026 or email

"I cannot say enough about this group and their talent! They absolutely made our after-conference party. Don't hesitate to book them if you have a need/chance!" Lilian Novak, Entertainment Director, National Association of Credit Managers.

"These guys are fantastic! We can't wait to have them back!" Karley Jankowski, Director of NorthRidge Community, Fishers, Indiana.

"Great music, easy to work with, and a crowd pleaser! Wayne and his group did an outstanding job! We were so happy to have them for our featured group on our country club's 90th Anniversary. Thanks guys for a great time!" Don Truekin, Manager, Indian Lake Country Club, Indianapolis, IN 10/20/18.

"Bakersfield Bound did a wonderful job at our event this Fall. They had our group up and dancing and having a good time. Wayne was very easy to coordinate with and very professional. I would definitely recommend them for your event!" Andrew Knerr, IU MBA Dinner Dance, Bloomington, Indiana, 10/8/15

"They did a great job performing! Extremely nice and helpful, put on a great show, and dressed to impress! Joetta Hinton, Entertainment Manager, Brazil, Indiana Elks Lodge 9/26/18

 "These guys are the real deal!" Amy England, Manager of Arthur's Music Store, Indianapolis, Indiana.

"You sure are some very talented musicians!" Joe Fogarty, VP of Image Base, after Bakersfield Bound performed in the Indiana Convention Center for the Toyota Forklift Convention, 9/9/15.

 "Loved the performance!  Bakersfield Bound is where it's at!"  Dave White, White Smoke BBQ, Bloomington, Indiana.

"Thanks a bunch for entertaining us during our BBQ! Your music was perfect for our event. We'll have you back again for sure!" Elizabeth Barrett, Entertainment Manager, Hawthorn Retirement Group, Fishers, Indiana.

"Wayne is a great country vocalist!" Brent Hoffenberg, Manager and recording engineer, Plastic Meltdown Records, San Clemente, California.

Here is a sample of some of the music we perform:

Streets of Bakersfield - Dwight Yoakam & Buck Owens

The Bottle Let Me Down - Merle Haggard

One More Last Chance - Vince Gill

Loves Gonna Live Here - Buck Owens

Mama Tried - Merle Haggard

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke - Dwight Yoakam

Neon Moon - Brooks & Dunn

Guitars, Cadillacs - Dwight Yoakam

Hello Trouble - Buck Owens

Next Broken Heart - Brooks and Dunn

Nobody But Me - Blake Shelton

This Time - Dwight Yoakam

A Little Less Talk, A Lot More Action - Toby Keith

A Crying Shame - The Mavericks

Copperhead Road - Steve Earle

Wrapped - George Strait

Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose - Dwight Yoakam

Close Up The Honky Tonks - Buck Owens

Six Days On The Road - The Flying Burrito Brothers

Little Sister - Dwight Yoakam

She's Crazy For Leavin' - Rodney Crowell

Truck Drivin Man - Buck Owens

Life In Prison - Merle Haggard

Together Again - Buck Owens

She Thinks I Still Care - George Jones

Fast As You - Dwight Yoakam

Two More Bottles Of Wine - Martina McBride

Don't Think Hank Done It This Way - Waylon Jennings

Lodi - Creedence Clearwater Revival

It Won't Hurt - Dwight Yoakam

Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones

Tulsa Time - Don Williams

Branded Man - Merle Haggard

Your Still On My Mind - from The Byrd's "Sweetheart Of The Rodeo" album

Juanita - The Flying Burrito Brothers

Big City - Merle Haggard

Hickory Wind - Gram Parsons

Honky Tonk Song- BR5-49

Powderfinger - Neil Young

Gone, Gone, Gone - from the movie "Crazy Heart

Don't Be Sad - Dwight Yoakam

Still Doin' Time - George Jones

I Still Believe in You - The Desert Rose Band

Crazy Arms - Ray Price

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose - Dwight Yoakam

Act Naturally - Buck Owens

Cowgirl In The Sand - Neil Young

You Ain't Goin' Nowhere - from The Byrds "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" album

Tiger By The Tail - Buck Owens

Back To The Country - Neil Young

Two Doors Down - Dwight Yoakam

Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash

Waymore Blues - Waylon Jennings

Long White Line - Sturgill Simpson