Marcus King


Marcus King, 'Hard Working Man'

As far as we know, Marcus King never went to the crossroads at midnight, but he did have a guitar in his hands about the same time he learned to walk. Being the fourth generation in the family line of musicians, King thrived early in the roots, rock and blues scenes of Greenville, S.C., and fully arrived upon teaming with Dan Auerbach for his 2020 solo debut, El Dorado.
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Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam returns with Emmylou Harris, Billy Strings, Marcus King

Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam — an annual all-star after-hours show that marks the unofficial kick-off to CMA Fest week in Nashville — returns next month to the Ryman Auditorium.  Stuart and his tastemaking lineup perform June 8 at the so-called Mother Church of Country Music, a Wednesday night. Music kicks off at 9 p.m. and, per the show's name, artists typically play on past midnight.  ...
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Marcus King – “Hard Working Man”: DJ Pick of the Week

Keith’s DJ Pick this week is “Hard Working Man” by Marcus King! This is the first single from King’s forthcoming sophomore album, Young Blood. In a Facebook post about the song, King admits that he was going through a rough time while writing it. “I was going through a lot during the album with addictions, breakups, and addictions because of breakups. It was good to get it out in this way,” King reflected. The song was written by King and Dan Auerbach, guitarist and vocalist of The Black Keys. King mentioned that this song is meant to encapsulate “that big arena rock sound”, and we think it definitely does!

Tracks of the Week: new music from Marcus King, Classless Act and more

Roll up, roll up, for it's the show that literally never ends, For another week has passed and a new one hoves into view, bringing with it the very best new releases within rock music's crazy realm. But before we adventure into this week's selection, congratulations to last week's triumphant...