Hay Literary Festival

2007 News

Hay Literary Festival

April 17, 2007

Mark will be appearing at the up-coming Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival in Wales, UK, on Sunday 3rd of June. The session will last around one hour and will involve an interview with Matthew Evans as well as a musical element. Tickets for this are currently on sale priced £14. For futher info click here.

A Guitar Lesson with Mark !

April 3, 2007

Update - 9th May 2007

Breast Cancer Haven held its big fundraising ‘Blush Ball’ at the fabulous Natural History Museum in London on Thursday, May 3rd, 2007. During the evening an auction was held and one of the items up for grabs was a half-hour guitar lesson with Mark in his British Grove Studio. In addition, the winning bidder received a copy of Mark and Emmylou’s All The Roadrunning CD signed by Mark.

We are delighted to announce that a total of over £200,000 was raised for Breast Cancer Haven. The winning bid for the guitar lesson was a fantastic £35,000 made by a genuine fan from the UK.

Strat Masters

March 15, 2007

Mark has made a contribution to a new film about the Fender Stratocaster guitar.

Filmed at his British Grove studio, Mark talks about his love of the ‘Strat’ for a new DVD called Strat Masters, which is to be released soon by Headstock Productions Ltd. Among others who talk about the Stratocaster are Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin, Ry Cooder, Chris Rea, Jeff Beck and Robert Cray. For further info, click here and here.

Update – 26th July 2007

The Strat Masters  DVD is now avilable and features Mark pretty much throughout. To get your copy go to Stratmasters.

MK & Emmylou on PBS

March 2, 2007

Mark and Emmylou were recently featured on PBS in the USA.

Tracks from Mark and Emmylou’s concert at the Gibson Ampitheatre on the 28th of June 2006 were used to close the current season of the prestigious American PBS programme, Soundstage. The show was broadcast by PBS on March 1st.

Grammy Nomination

February 12, 2007

All the Roadrunning was among the nominees in the Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album category at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards which took place in Los Angeles on February 11th.

Guy’s New Diary

January 5, 2007

Friday – 5th January 2007

Guy has begun a new diary of the recording of Mark’s new album at the British Grove studio.

You can keep yourself up-to-date with the progress of the recording sessions simply by going to the Diary page.