Marcus King: Young Blood with an old soul

August 9, 2022
Jamie Russell

Marcus King; photo: Danny Clinch

If there was any doubt as to whether guitarist Marcus King has massive musical talent, there won’t be after people check out his latest album, “Young Blood.” The new release sees King reunited with producer Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) on a rocket-fueled journey through his personal struggles in a way only he can.  

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Marcus King announces Four of a Kind MusicCares benefit

July 8, 2020
Slide & Banjo

Marcus King's Four of a Kind

Marcus King has announced a four-night livestream series, Four of a Kind, Live From Nashville, benefitting MusiCares and airing every Monday from July 13 through August 3. The event will be filmed in Nashville and each will have its own concept and roster of unique guests.

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Marcus King: El Dorado

January 7, 2020
Slide & Banjo

Few names have had as much buzz over the past few years as Marcus King, and with good reason. There are few performers out there who are the total package: can play, sing, AND write. King is one of those, and with his new solo album El Dorado, he puts all the pieces together. The end result is less a guitar-driven record than a modern soul masterpiece.

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Marcus King brings Southern soul to Memphis

November 15, 2019
Marty Halpern

Marcus King Band, Memphis, TN 11/9/19

Words: Marty Halpern
Photos: Josh Mintz
Marcus King could not have picked a better song to kick off his much anticipated concert and first headlining gig at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee on November 9 then “Where I’m Headed.” Most of the crowd was there to find out the answer to where King is headed as well.

The 23-year old King just kicked off a worldwide tour in support of his debut solo album, El Dorado, that runs through April 2020 with very few breaks in between.

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