Mark Porter is a guitarist and singer/songwriter from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Growing up in Adelaide, Mark was surrounded by music. His Grandfather Albert started the first brass band in Thebarton. Mark’s father Max played sax and clarinet and led a sixteen piece orchestra.
When Mark first picked up the guitar his early influences were country and folk music, until he heard Eric Claptons’ renditions of Robert Johnson. He has been playing the blues ever since.
Mark’s currently busy playing solo gigs on the Coast and working on a second Album with brother Red, again engineered by Tim with Doc Span coming in to play harp.
The Album is due for release in Nov. 2016 with a tour thru Qld. and NT scheduled for 2017.