Marc Brown And The Blues Crew

Marc Brown And The Blues Crew

 Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
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We've been doing 150 shows a year for 14 years and we're only getting better. I can write a song about anything.

"Marc Brown is one of the best guitarists that I've ever played with and his originals are one of a kind masterpieces."
WES STUDI

"World class sound from a small town band."
AL GREEN

Biography

Marc Brown & The Blues Crew have won numerous Fairbanks Battle Of The Bands and 3 Alaska State Battle Of The Bands. In September, 2008 they entered the Pacific Northwest Championship that was held in Anchorage, AK. Out of 16 of the top bands, they took 2nd and were sent on to the Nationals which was held in Anaheim, CA. From the top 1008 unsigned bands in the US, they took 4th in those finals.

In August, 2005, they did a little tour of the west coast, with stops at BB Kings in Hollywood in which they played to a sold out crowd. The following night, they were at the House Of Blues in Vegas to another sold out crowd, including Al Green himself. Al's trumpet player got up and jammed with the Blues Crew.

Over the years, Marc Brown & The Blues Crew have opened for ZZ Top, Jethro Tull, Fabulous Thunderbirds, J Geils Band, Eddie Shaw and John Hammond. They have jammed with Canned Heat, Three Dog Night and WAR among others.

Most recently, they were nominated for a nammy (Native American Music Award) for Debut Artist and traveled all the way to Niagara Falls, NY for the ceremony.

Their 10th release, Indian Rock'n'Roll came out Jan. 8, 2011 and a Cd Release party was held at Fairbanks, AK to a sold out crowd at the Blue Loon.

Marc Brown has written over 300 songs and has 10 cds under his belt. He has had write ups in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner and Anchorage Daily News several times, along with being featured in the NY Times Feb. 4, 1999.

Discography

MARC BROWN
Athabascan Indian
1993

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
1994

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Blues In The Blood
1995

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Live At The Arctic Bar
1996

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Standing At The Crossroads
1998

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Lonely Hearts
2003

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Keep On Smiling
2007

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Live
2009

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Long Time Coming
2010

MARC BROWN & THE BLUES CREW
Indian Rock'n'Roll
2011