JR Harbidge Second Album

I had the privilege to record again with JR Harbidge for his second album which is due out on 30th April 2021. And what a fantastic sounding album it is too. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019...What a year!

Every year I always do a short post to have a quick reflection and thank everyone. Every years achievements always seem to exceed the previous year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The biggest achievement of 2019 as a teacher has to have been the opening…

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AND HERE IT IS! MLC Academy Loughborough is live and readying.

Welcome to MLC Academy Loughborough! 

Our vision is: 
"To be an inclusive community based centre of excellence for aspiring musicians of all ages and abilities" 

Join MLC Academy Loughborough today and Unleash Your Potential. 

Opening September 2019, Mark Bates ATCL…

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I am opening up my own Music academy!

I am super excited to announce that I will be opening up my own music academy, a franchise of MLC Academy, in September 2019!

A lot of work is ongoing, and hopefully I will be able to announce the location…

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Venn Goodwin

I have recently started working with singer/songwriter Venn Goodwin

Originally from Sheffield, though now based in Nottingham, Venn has been writing and performing for over 10 years now, a lot of which was in and around Staffordshire. I am…

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New Shows Added

A few more shows have been added for the upcoming year with artists and musicians that I work with.

Please check out the 'Shows' link at the top of the page.

Hope to see you there..!

Mark.

A new year - and back on it!

Happy New year, I hope you had a fantastic break.

2019 has started off just how 2018 ended, busy, exciting and a lot of opportunities.

Teaching has hit the ground running quickly, with more hours at Confetti &amp…

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A massive Thank You..!!

2018.... a summary, and a thank you!  

It has been an incredible year for myself as a drummer and educator this year.  

The year started off with an amazing and inspiring trip to California and the NAMM show…

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Bennett Wilson Poole gig 18/1/19

Tickets are still available for the gig with JR Harbidge, supporting Bennett Wilson Poole at Great Easton Village Hall, Friday 18th January 2019.

Click here for tickets and further details