Compiled by Terry Kilburn
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.Comment
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.Comment
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.Comment