Marc Brown & The Blues Crew will be backing up Nokie Edwards (former guitarist of the Ventures and also voted 100 Top Guitarist of all time by Guitar Player magazine). Shows will be August 11 at Tanana Valley St Fair main stage and August 15 at the Blue Loon.
Marc's 12th release is coming out late fall, which will have 13 originals and 2 are the last collaborations with his late uncle Peter Wholecheese.
2011 Nammy winners for Best Blues Recording!!!
Thank you to everyone that voted for us! We are honored and humbled to have your support!
Their award winning album is availabe on https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/indian-rock-roll/id447649173. Once you're there, they have other albums on sale. If you would like to buy the actual cd, you can get them at Cd Baby. Here's the link: www.cdbaby.com>MarcBrown&theBluescrew. You can also get them on amazon at www.amazon.com/I'm-So-Glad/dp/B005A89CA6. If you're in Fairbanks, they're on sale at Grassroots Guitar or College Coffeehouse, both on College Road. Our cds are available at Metro Books & Music on Benson in Anchorage.
Marc Brown & The Blues Crew's 11th album is currently out of stock, but a new shipment should be in late August.
October 7, 2011, in front of a sold out crowd of 2,800 Alaska's favorite band performs at the Nammys in Niagara Falls, NY. Minutes later, with the voting all done, it was announced that Marc Brown & The Blues Crew were the Nammy winners for Best Blues Recording. Three days later, they perform for standing room only in Chicago, IL at the most famous blues club in the world, Buddy Guys Legends. The Crew were awestruck when they learned that the man himself, Mr Buddy Guy came into Legends that night to meet them.
Marc Brown & The Blues Crew are the only band out of Alaska to ever play the House Of Blues in Vegas and BB Kings in Hollywood, both nights were sold out events in August 2005. The Blues Crew have won numerous Fairbanks Battle Of The Bands, along with 3 Alaska State Battle Of The Bands. In September, 2008 they entered the Pacific Northwest and out of 54 bands the top 16 were picked to battle. Marc Brown led his band to the championship and barely lost, by one vote. It was so close that they were still chosen to go to the Nationals in Anaheim, CA. Narrowed down from over a thousand, the top 16 bands in the country came from all corners of the US to compete. Marc Brown & The Blues Crew took 4th and lost by only 6 votes out of a 100.
Alaska's greatest rock/blues band released their 10th cd Indian Rock'n'Roll (the popular song written by Louis Demoski) January 8, 2011 to a packed house at the Blue Loon in Fairbanks, AK. Since it's release they have sold over 3,000 copies. Over the years, they have opened for ZZ Top, Jethro Tull, J Geils Band, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Eddie Shaw and John Hammond.
Backed by the best rhythm section in the northwest, Noel Camp on bass and Patrick Costello on drums and being led by Marc's soulful singing and world class guitar playing , Marc Brown & The Blues Crew have won 8 Fairbanks Battle Of The Bands, 3 Alaska State Titles, nominated as Debut Artist at the Nammys November 1010. This band consists of Marc Brown on guitar and vocals, Larry Cantil on harmonica and vocals, Patrick Costello on drums and vocals and Noel Camp on the bass. They have been doing 170 + shows a year for the past 20 years and are still packing clubs where ever they go.
There you have it, the best rockin blues Alaska has to offer combined with the best pop and rock all in one package. You can't go wrong with Marc Brown & The Blues Crew.
Marc Brown and the Blues Crew
P.O. Box 61442
Fairbanks, Ak 99706
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