An intimate dinner performance from Mark Wilkinson at Uncommon Ground Lakeview!
Acoustic pop, Americana, neo-folk, singer-songwriter these are all labels that could aptly apply to Mark Wilkinson, but ultimately he lends his voice to the human condition. Those moments in life that bear memory, those questions that drive us all. So universal they arent bound by time or place, but so few can ever put into words.
Its this simple but all too rare ability to connect thats brought him acclaim the world over. His music has risen the charts on two continents, his shows have sold out in half a dozen countries more. Hes shared arena stages with some of musics most enigmatic names like Brian Wilson and Rodriguez, but he can still be found performing on the street, forging connections through song without barrier or contrivance.
Mark Wilkinson returns on his 2018 world tour with the much anticipated full length album,Wasted Hours,out on February 9. The tour follows a huge year for the Sydney singer-songwriter who released his self-produced EP Lost in a Dream" in 2017 and staged some 100+ shows across the globe.
Wasted Hoursis collection of songs showcasing the full dynamic range ofWilkinson'ssongwriting, from delicate and emotive tracks like "Time Machine" to the more driven and anthemic "Moving On."What remains ever present is his captivating vocal and rare ability to engage and connect with an audience.
Wilkinson debuted in the U.S. in 2013 where he sold out his first show in New York City and was named "Discovery of the Year" by SiriusXM radio. Since then, Wilkinson has returned annually to perform at legendary venues like the Bluebird Café, Eddie's Attic, Rockwood Music Hall, and more. Internationally, Wilkinson has sold out shows in over half a dozen countries and his music has charted on two continents. From busking on the streets between tour dates to performing on arena stages with legendary artists, don't miss the chance to catch one of his most powerful live performances as he showcases songs from his new album alongside familiar fan favorites.
He truly has a gift for poetic lyrics...There's a glow of warm around him and a richness to his supreme voice, sending shivers down spines as he pulls you into the soul of him.
Hazel Buckley, TheMusic.com.au
uncommon ground - Lakeview (View)
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Chicago, IL 60625
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