soloist, guitarist, vocalist songwriter for hire from Brisbane,
Playing original music and covers with a style which
has been described as "off the mainstream altogether!"
Delta Blues sounds to the quirks of a Tom Waits swing tune, Mark has
found his own voice and has an unusual vocabulary of guitar
techniques lurking at the fingertips.
many of his songs reflect his usually humorous side, beware the
serious nature of many.
As John Lee Hooker said, "The Blues
is the Healer".
you want a spontaneous entertainer for your next birthday party or
you need someone to entertain visiting relatives?
Phone: 0468 720 300
can be found on Youtube
available on Bandcamp
play original music and cover artists such as Tom
Buddy Holly, Ani
Al Green, B.B King, Ben E. King, Ben Harper, Bill Withers, Carol
King, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dion, Elvis Presley, John
Lou Reed, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Robert
Solomon Burke, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The
Tom Petty, Tracy Chapman, Van Morrison.
of the many local influences on my music (in no particular
There are many more.
a musician for hire in Brisbane there are varied opportunities. Some
of the best I have enjoyed are private birthday parties and house
concerts. Late 2014 I got a repeat booking from a customer from
seven years back, this gave me the push to follow music more
In random order, places I have been hired to play
and other gigs of all shapes and sizes include The Muddy Farmer,
Capalaba Tavern, Mansfield Tavern, Coomera Lodge Tavern, Cafe
Checocho West End, Brisbane Jazz Club, Kangaroo Point, Colmslie
Hotel, Paddington Tavern (Paddo), Monbulk Blues n Jazz Festival
(VIC), Pimpama Buddhist Centre, Woodford
River Hills, Xmas Street Party, Folk
Moray Cafe New Farm, Samford Community Hall, Wallaby Hotel Blues
Festival, Maidenwell Blues n Grass Music Festival, Beenleigh
Historical Village, Harrigans Drift Inn Calypso Bay, BASEQ
Jam Hosting Jubillee Hotel, Summersong
Head, Wolston Park Golf Club, Cleveland RSL Club, Gertrude McLeod
Golf Club Mt Ommaney, Galinas Cafe Annerley, Lucid Restaurant &
Juice Bar Rosalie, Koala Tavern Capalaba, Satchmo's Cafe West End,
Kedron Park Hotel, Aussie Nash Hotel,
Creek Music Festival
New Farm Bowls Club, Cafe Chico Chino Nundah QLD, NY
Club, The UpFront Club 31 Maple St MALENY, Glasshouse
Mountains Musos Club, Music
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