Youth is not wasted on this young man, Marcus King. South Carolina born and raised, Marcus brings a soulful empathy to his music in whatever musical muscle he chooses to flex. Recently he performed his Four of a Kind series, live-streamed from Nashville in an empty venue. Each Monday he would take on a different theme, hosting friends like Brent Hinds from Mastodon or Billy Strings and Maggie Rose on another night. He performed his new album, El Dorado, in entirety and the last show featured his rendition of The Last Waltz.
The Marcus King Trio is set to play the Yarmouth Drive-in on Cape Cod live Friday, September 4. Led by guitar phenom Marcus King, the trio is known for their innovative songwriting and unique blend of soul and rock. The show is presented as part of the Drive-On Concert Series. Tickets for the Marcus King Trio go on sale Friday, August 7, 10:00 AM at yarmouthdrivein.com
“Oh my god, ok, it’s happening.” – Michael Scott
With a Billy Strings show upcoming (I almost thought I’d never say that again), is it weird that the only thing on my mind is what to wear for my first concert in four months?
Acclaimed singer and guitarist Marcus King, today announced Four of a Kind, Live From Nashville, a four night full production livestream series, benefitting MusiCares and airing every Monday at 8pm Tennessee time on July 13th through August 3rd. Filmed in Nashville, each show has a unique performance concept and will feature guests including Brent Hinds (of Mastodon,) Billy Strings, Jennifer Hartswick, Devon Gilfillian, and more!
Marcus King’s debut solo record El Dorado topped multiple charts following its release last week. The album is his fastest selling to date and debuted at number one on several charts, including Top New Artist, Americana Folk, Current Rock, Blues Albums, as well as 12 on the Top Current Albums chart. Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, the record was released on Fantasy Records to widespread critical acclaim.
Marcus King today shared a new song “Beautiful Stranger.” Timeless vintage soul with shimmering steel and haunting gospel harmonies, the song features Marcus’ rasping vocals which take centre stage on his solo debut record, El Dorado. The release has established him as one of the most soulful voices of his generation and is set to be his most critically acclaimed yet. El Dorado, produced by Dan Auerbach will be released next week on Fantasy Records, on Jan 17 2020.
SweetWater 420 Fest announces additions to the SweetWater 420 Fest 2020 lineup performing April 24-26, 2020 at Centennial Olympic Park. Lineup includes Oysterhead, Trey Anastasio Band (2 sets), Cage The Elephant, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 sets), The Revivalists, Lake Street Dive, The Floozies, Dr.
Marcus King has shared a new song 'One Day She’s Here,' a fresh sounding slice of laid-back vintage soul. The new track, written by Marcus, Dan Auerbach and Pat McLaughlin, showcases Marcus’ restrained falsetto with sultry strings and a deep pocket groove provided by among others, drummer Gene Chrisman, keyboardist Bobby Wood and bassist Dave Roe, legendary musicians who have graced classic recordings by the likes of Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley.