Mark Perry is a Popular & Prolific Singer-Songwriter from Smithers, British Columbia.

Mark released his 10th album in March 2016 — Northern Waters — and toured northwest BC playing sold-out ‘standing-room only’ concerts over the spring and summer. The album was recorded just outside of Nashville TN with talented producer and multi-instrumentalist Steve Dawson. It’s been 26 years since Mark Perry released his first album, Dreams of the Highway, in 1990 with his West Coast hero Roy Forbes (Bim)… 

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What they say...

“Mark Perry had our audience captivated through the entire show. His heart shines through in his voice and his songs. Weeks afterwards people are still coming to me saying how much they loved it. Mark Perry’s performance is a ‘must-see’ and a ‘must-see again’.”

~ Bruce Champion, Terrace Concert Society

What they say...

“Mark writes the kinds of songs other writers wish they had written.”

 ~Shari Ulrich, Juno Award-winning musician & songwriter

What they say...

“The soundtrack for my life is taken from Mark Perry’s music. His song-writing, musical expression and stage presence emanates the very best, most magical qualities of life in a northern town. Perry’s music invites me in to sit by his fire and feel like a cherished neighbour for a while.”

~ Carolina DeRyk, Host, CBC Radio North

What they say...

“This singer/songwriter from Smithers is one of our finest, a guy whose songs are full of the telling little joys, frustrations and messy minutiae of real life. In a world of so much artifice, he’s one of the real things.”

~ J.P.M., The Province newspaper, Vancouver, BC

What they say...

“Geography may have shaped Perry’s character, but it hasn’t compromised his music’s universal appeal.”

~ Georgia Strait, Vancouver, BC

What they say...

“Offers a real slice of life, sans saccharin. I recommend it.”

~ Rogue Folk Review


Maybe Tonight

by Mark Perry | RR#7 (2008)

Black Ice

by Mark Perry | RR#7 (2008)

Highroad Home

by Mark Perry | Northern Waters (2016)


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candid, cozy home concert 2006-ish
audience video submitted

from waaaay back in 1990!!!
video courtesy of TabakiTwo



After over dwelling on global insanity and the fires in our province, I did the right thing. I went for a bike ride. I came across this Feel Good sign and it's surroundings. To me it's Hope. It's a faded sign and somewhat hidden in the growth but it made my day better ! This week I also discovered that when you bike into your own driveway and meet a large(ish black bear, your can of bear spray does not make you feel invincible - yeesh ! ... See MoreSee Less

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Malkow lookout is an amazing hike. The view at the top is the reward. Special thanks to Chris and Barb Luther for letting so many of us to walk through their property on our way up. Feeling more than fortunate lately to live where we do. We have an incredible landscape and so many good people from coast to coast. Leaving for Whitehorse October 4th to work on my 11th recording project with Jordy Walker and Tobin Frank. Songs are coming right along. Pretty psyched…! ... See MoreSee Less

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next up:

Friday June 9, 2017 • Smithers B.C.

Friday June 9, 2017 • Smithers B.C.

Come and listen to original and genuine music from Mark Perry & Rachelle Van Zanten, accompanied by the legendary Mark Thibeault on pedal steel and guitar as well as Berkley graduate and bass prodigy Madeline Lough! This concert is a Fundraiser for Glenwood Hall....

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Thursday June 1, 2017 • Burns Lake

Thursday June 1, 2017 • Burns Lake

Heading to Burns Lake! Mark Perry & Rachelle Van Zanten will be playing with special guest Mark Thibeault THURSDAY JUNE 1, 2017, 7pm atThe Omineca Ski Club in Burns Lake BC Tickets $20 available at Gwyn’s Green Grocer   Follow the event on Facebook for more...

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Northern Sky Records
10812 Old Babine Lake Road,
Smithers, BC Canada V0J 2N7

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