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Mark Newman is On Your Radar this Tuesday at Rockwood Music Hall

Mark Newman is On Your Radar this Tuesday at Rockwood Music Hall

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After Opening for David Bromberg at The Space at Westbury this Spring, Mark Newman Prepares for Summer with Exciting New Events!

 

May, 2016 (New York, NY) — It seems that Mark Newman is a non stop force these days, effecting the music scene on the East and West Coast as well as the internationally. Bringing tones of familiarity yet originality to his new EP “Brussels”–out last March 2015 on Danal Music and on iTunes and CD Baby, singer/songwriter Mark Newman is continuing to make his mark with additional performances this summer beginning with a performance at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC this Tuesday June 14th from 7-9 PM, as part of On Your Radar, hosted by WFUV DJ John Platt, sharing the night with A Fist Full Of Sugar and Hillary Bratton.

View the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/915473115228732/ For tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1195897

 

Although Newman has played a ton of exciting solo and full-band showcases recently, notably NYC’s B.B. King’s for the Delbert McClinton Birthday Show, The Space at Westbury opening for the one and only Don Felder, The Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan, and The Space at Westbury opening for David Bromberg, he has also worked as sideman to so many soul, blues, and rock greats of our time like John Oates (Hall and Oates), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Willy DeVille, Sam The Sham, and Sam Moore!

A New York native, Newman’s musical prowess has taken him around the world several times over, playing with an eclectic mix of noted musical talents from Sting to Elvis Costello, and Travis Tritt as well as his own solo work. A multi stringsman, Mark has mastered electric/acoustic/lap steel guitar as well as the mandolin and dobro, and with a voice reminiscent of many rock and bluesmen before him- it has the familiarity of an old friend yet the power and soul of many of today’s rock, soul, folk and R&B icons. For over five years, Newman and fellow songwriter Naomi Margolin have run the “Music From the Hive”  Singer/Songwriter Series, and for the past two years- “The Original Music Series” for bands, in an attempt to keep original music alive on Long Island. Newman also records and produces local artists in the Long Island/NYC area.

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When asked about his past performances, Newman stated “You’d have to be an idiot not to learn from the guys I’ve had the honor of playing with,” adding “Hey, Sam The Sham didn’t just write ‘Wooly Bully.’ He wrote some of the best blues songs I ever heard, and Sam Moore is almost 80 yet sings like he’s 25. He taught me not to overthink, just open your mouth and let it go. I don’t know if I’ve even come close to doing this but what I do know is what I’ve learned from those three is invaluable.”

 

His album, “Walls of Jericho,” which was released in 2010, is filled with intricate guitar work and mixed with a plethora of sounds from hard rock to a lighter more Dylanesque folk tinge, but this style comes even more to the forefront on “Brussels”. The live acoustic-driven EP packs a bluesy punch reminiscent of Clapton’s “Unplugged” album through both the guitar work and raw vocal power. On the first track “Mean Season (Lucille, Lucille)”, Newman bellows “I waited til’ dawn, see if the sun will shine when you’re gone // You turn away, I just can’t stay where I don’t belong” and like many early bluesmen before him, you can hear the soulful longing and strife in his voice. With the brilliant slide-guitar work in “Dead Man’s Shoes” we’re easily transported in our minds to the West in the era of outlaws and cowboy boots, and in “Must Be A Pony” reminded about the power of a child’s enthusiasm and the efforts not to lose it as time goes by.

 

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In an age of technology where the power of easy editing techniques are available at the touch of a button, it can be reassuring to know that a musician can still pack a punch with raw talent as a songwriter and overall accomplished performer. Mark Newman’s live EP “Brussels” along with his carefully crafted live shows do just that.

You won’t want to miss this incredible performer and guitarist-at-large as he continues bringing his talents to the stage throughout 2016! To see for yourself, head to any one of his upcoming NY dates!

 

Upcoming Shows:

 

Tuesday, June 14th – John Platt’s On Your Radar @Rockwood Music Hall

196 Allen St, New York, NY 10002

http://www.rockwoodmusichall.com

Purchase “Brussels” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brussells-ep/id978060700

or

via CD Baby HERE:

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman3

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick@RickEberle.com

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