Learn more about Marcus King Band.
Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 23 years of age, Marcus King has been writing songs andperforming onstage for half his lifetime, delivering a blistering fried brand of Americana and bluesinspired byrock n’ roll. All five members of the banddrummer Jack Ryan, bass player Stephen Campbell,trumpeter/trombonist Justin Johnson, sax player Dean Mitchell and the keyboard playercreate a blistering,yet soulful unit that has honed their synergy through endless touring.King is a Blue Ridge Mountain boy, born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina. A fourth-generationmusician, he traces his lineage back to his fiddle-playing great grandfather, while his grandfather was a fiddlerand guitarist. His dad is Marvin King, is a singer/guitarist who has toured nationally since the ‘70’s with variousartists as well as his own group, Marvin King and Blue Revival.Marcus King doesn’t strive for authenticity, he never had toit’s busting out of hisDNA in every note he playsand every word he sings. This focused, firmly rooted artist isn’t just perpetuating the proud legacy of Americanrock and soul music, he and his great band are adding their own eloquent chapter to that rich narrative.
803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902