Artist Of The Day: The Marcus King Band

posted by Shane German on 09/27/2018

Thursday September 27th: THE MARCUS KING BAND

The Marcus King Band is led by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Marcus King. Raised in Greenville, South Carolina, King was brought up on the blues, playing shows as a pre-teen sideman with his father, the fellow bluesman Marvin King.

The Marcus King Band released their debut album, Soul Insight on October 30, 2015 on Warren Haynes' Evil Teen Records. Soul Insight reached No. 8 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart.

The band's second full-length LP and first album for Fantasy Records, The Marcus King Band, was released October 7, 2016. The Marcus King Band reached No. 2 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart.

Their third full-length LP, Carolina Confessions, is out on October 5, 2018, via Fantasy Records. The album was recorded at RCA Studio A in Nashville, and produced and mixed by Dave Cobb.



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