What they say...

“New Jersey has Springsteen, New York has Billy Joel, northern B.C. has Mark Perry. These are the storytellers of their times and places.”

 

~ Frank Peebles / Prince George Citizen

What they say...

“Mark Perry had our audience captivated through the entire show. His heart shines through in his voice and his songs. Mark Perry’s performance is a ‘must-see’ and a ‘must-see again’.”   ~ Bruce Champion, Terrace Concert Society

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

What they say...

“It was an entirely entertaining evening that was over too soon.”

 

~ Tom Best, Interior News

What they say...

“Mark’s storytelling was truly heartfelt, honest and filled with humour and humility.”

 

~ Joe Taylor, Blast! Toronto

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, Vancouver, BC

What they say...

“Geography may have shaped Perry’s character, but it hasn’t compromised his music’s universal appeal.”   ~ The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, BC

What they say...

“Offers a real slice of life, sans saccharin. I recommend it.”   ~ Rogue Folk Reviews

A Mark Perry concert is like a Canadian roadtrip...

 

A dozen albums strong, Mark Perry is deeply loved in regions across Canada for his good-humoured, thought-provoking performances and socially-narrative songs. He is recognized as an important storyteller of time & place, sweeping you up in emotional and animated tales of sinking ferries, springtime floods, NHL dreams… or buying a car for “two cords of wood and 24 beer”. “New Jersey has Springsteen, New York has Billy Joel, northern BC has Mark Perry,” salutes music reviewer Frank Peebles. Towns dying, towns being born, small planes going down… this Canadian singer-songwriter draws us in with his personal insights and reminds us who we are. His rich vocals & guitar are accompanied by everything from accordion & violin to pedal steel, drums & bass. He draws upon his huge repertoire of music, both contemplative and lively, performing at festivals, in theatres and community halls. You’ll be transfixed by a dirt road ballad one minute, and cutting a rug to a river-rising frolic the next.

NEW SINGLE: Cold Road

RELEASED MARCH 19, 2019 & premiered on Roots Music Canada
Hear a bit about what hockey means in Canada and the spirit of kids pursuing their NHL dreams…

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5 days ago

Mark Perry

Bands ..hard to assemble, easy to fall apart, egos,$,transportation..BUT once in a while you get lucky enough to find a cohesive group where everybody contributes and believes in what they're doing. There were some pretty special and yes, even emotional moments this past weekend.... when the songs became real and it was so cool to be a part of. I honestly can't ever remember laughing so hard mid song during "Biscayne Bill" that I couldn't even sing lines..ridiculous fun. Tobin, Richard, Ian,Mark T. and mip..t'was a pleasure ! merci eh ! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Mark Perry

OMG how many times did I say honoured in last couple posts ? yeesh..Home.Let's take on this week..going skiing, biking ..oh ya work too ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Mark Perry

Kitimat .."valley of the big snow", again I got to show off a great band. Had a special night and met a lot of wonderful people. Mip and I played a brand new song, "Kitimat". Too much fun.. an honour to have the opportunity to play the theatre. It feels pretty cool to be able to have my songs accepted in the Northwest. Honoured ! I get asked about my songs "Cold Road" and "Golden Spruce"a fair amount. The plan is to record this Fall and if all goes well - a new cd and tour. ... See MoreSee Less

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