SIMON MARKS

SIMON MARKS

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Wether performing solo, or with string section, Simon Marks' enduring theme remains.... "heartfelt song's that hold and engage the audience" (DRUM). From festival stages to intimate performances alike, each gig is a special offering of a connectivity between the musician, and the audience....

Biography


Simon Marks' initial success as an engaging and passionate performer at the West Coast Blues and Roots festival in 2008 led to a very busy and productive 2009/10. Moving comfortably away from the 'blues/roots' genre into a more folk/rock driven essence has seen constant performing through Australian venues and festivals, plus a mini Europe tour in 09' and again in 2010. The engaging performances, infectious songs and heartfelt delivery have led to a following of music lovers who appreciate leaving a show 'having been moved'. Whether solo, or with string section, the strength and accessibility of Simon's songs reveal...... "a writer and performer with a true passion for his craft" (RTR FM).

Taking a break from touring/performing over 100 show's in the previous 12 months, Simon has also been recording a new album with Jason Bunn (Orchestra Victoria) and Ben Franz (The Waifs/Stillsons) with a release date late November 2010. With two independent releases already, 'MirandaFrame' in '08 and 'The Furze' in '09, the trajectory is towards more touring and performing internationally and domesticall in 2011.

After sharing festival bill's with the likes of Xavier Rudd, Angus and Juila Stone, Sinead O'Connor, Don McLean, John Fogarty, and Jeff Lang, stages with (ex-Fremantle troubadour) Carus Thompson, EmDee, Paul Greene and others

The tireless gigging and performing of this staunchly independent musician, performer, and entertainer ,continues to bring and offer great satisfaction to audiences from all walks of life in a wide array of settings. From festival stage's to small theatres, small bar's to coffee house's, it's all about sharing the experience with the audience for this performer.


FOR MORE INFORMATION and/or DETAILS PLEASE VISIT:

WWW.MYSPACE.COM/SIMONMARKSMUSIC

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Discography

NEW RELEASE:

* "B" - November 2010 ...the new album featuring.......
- Jason Bunn (Orchestra Victoria)
-Ben Franz (The Waifs/Stillsons)

AVAILIBLE THROUGH iTUNES and AMAZON.

PREVIOUS RELEASES:

* MirandaFrame - October 2008,

* The Furze EP- December 2009