‘Everybody should be talking about Mark Harrison’, says Classic Rock magazine. Well, a lot of people are, and you should come and see why if you don’t already know about him. In the dozen or so years since he first emerged with his unique songwriting, guitar style and chat, the word has spread and acclaim has grown. Frequently heard on BBC Radio 2, including its Pick of the Week show, his highly individual music takes him and his brilliant band to some of the top venues and festivals in the UK. To quote Cerys Matthews, Mark and the band are ‘a bit different and kinda groovy too. 

Mark’s live shows are well-known not only for the memorable melodic songs but also for his introductions to them, often described as ‘wry’ and ‘dry’. With a very distinctive guitar style, he takes elements of folk and blues to create something new that is very much his own genre. Constantly touring and multi-awards-nominated, he is widely considered one of the top artists in UK roots music. As one BBC Radio presenter puts it: ‘He's a fantastic musician, he's got a great voice and what a songwriter! What a glorious sound he makes. 

Mark’s band features the extraordinary musicianship of Charles Benfield (double bass/vocals) and Ben Welburn (drums/percussion), who form a unique and acclaimed rhythm section.  

Mark’s songs are about all manner of non-standard subjects. With catchy tunes, lyrics than intrigue and engage, and striking rhythms, they make you smile, think and move. To quote the legendary Paul Jones: ‘He takes very real things that happen in life and makes you think afresh about them.’ 

Mark has released seven albums which have been unanimously acclaimed across a wide range of areas of the music world, receiving a very great deal of airplay and highly enthusiastic reviews in the UK, Europe and the US. As David Freeman on Jazz FM says, ‘great stage presenceinnovative. 

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Event: Saturday 11 May, 7:30pm
Bar open: 6:30pm
Tickets: £8 advance / £10 on the door / £5 Concession



  • Mark Harrison Trio at the Minak Theatre

Dates and times

  1. Sat 11 May 2024
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