I'm the lead singer and bass player for the legendary pop/rock band The Grass Roots, an author, a radio show host, and a solo artist with three CDs
Orlando, Florida is my home.
By age 18, I was "on the road"...and it has stayed that way since.
I was the singer for Chicago-area favorites, "Street Kids", "Dreamer" and the "All-Night Newsboys".
In 1992, I was named to "Billboard Magazine's Top 100 Up-and-Coming Songwriters". In 1994, I was honored with an Illinois Entertainer "Vocalist of the Year" nomination.
in 1995, I moved to Orlando. Soon after, I was asked to go on tour with of one of pop music's most recognizable bands; The Grass Roots, where I remain today.
Saw this Band every year@ the Deltona library and enjoyed every minute.
Response from American Pop 60's:
Thank you, Mr. Berlinski. The band had a wonderful time. The great people of Deltona are always such a joy to perform for. Hope to see you again, soon
Price Range: $250 and up (for travel, etc)
Gig Length: 45 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
We'll take 'Musical History Tour', featuring the best in pop music...and some fun stories to go along.
Covering the years 1960 through 1979 (and more if you want it). It's a virtual recap of the 'classic' era of best songs.
All you have to do is open your eyes, your heart, and your mind as you travel down memory lane.
Mark Dawson is based in Orlando, Florida. Originally from Chicago, IL
I've been in the music business since 1978 (full 'bio' at (link hidden) ).
Since 2008, I've toured the world as lead vocalist and bass player for the legendary pop group "The Grass Roots". I also perform as a solo artist, featuring songs from the 1960s, 70's, 80's and more. I have three solo albums to my credit. I'm also an author and weekly radio show host.
Additional Booking Notes
I will provide a small PA speaker system if required.
Here's just a sample list of the great tunes you'll hear from Mark Dawson. You can hear these and more at (link hidden)
Grass Roots - Let's Live for Today
Grass Roots - Temptation Eyes
Grass Roots - where Were You When I Needed You
John Lennon - Instant Karma
Paul McCartney - My Love
Turtles - Happy Together
The Beatles - Nowhere Man
Chris Issak - Wicked Game
Box Tops - The Letter
Buckinghams - Kind of a Drag
Buffalo Springfield - For What it's Worth
Byrds - Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Find the Cost of Freedom
Gary Lewis & the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe in Magic
Paul Revere & the Raiders - Kicks
Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
Three Dog Night - Easy to be Hard
Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me Not To Come
Tommy James & the Shondells - I Think We're Alone Now
Influences & Inspiration
songs by the greatest artists from 1960 - 1979. All top hit songs!
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