Mark Teaches & Performs in Santa Barbara in August!

This summer Mark performs and teaches in Santa Barbara at the second annual Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration ( The event occurs August 25-27, 2017. 2016’s luthier showcase was great fun, full of beautiful instrument displays, workshops, and hotshot concerts. Mark concertizes on Saturday night with Peghead Nation’s Teja Gerken and Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s Doug Young. Mark’s “Travis Picking from the Ground Up” workshop takes place Sunday at 1:15 p.m. Info & Tickets. Other concerts during the weekend include hotshots Michael Chapdelaine, Richard Smith, Kinloch Nelson, Tony McManus, Sean McGowan, and Tim Sparks. Also, this year Tommy Emmanuel gives a benefit concert on 7-22-2017. For […]