The Mark McDonald Band
Mark McDonald, vocals, guitar, and harmonica, Gary Benson, drums, and Nate Lopez, bass

Mark McDonald, Acoustic, Electric, and Slide Guitar as well as Acoustic and Amplified Harmonica. 

Nate Lopez, Bass Guitar.  Nate is also a prominent local solo performer and is involved with several musical projects.  You can keep up with him on his website.  Nate brings a solid bottom end to the band with sophisticated sensibilities.

Gary Benson:  Drums.  A dynamic and expert drummer. One of the finest Blues drummers in the Bay Area.  Gary also plays with Earstu and The Soulshine Band.  Gary also owns and operates instrument sales. 


        Streaming Recent Live Performances of The Mark McDonald Band

You're Gonna Miss Me When I Am Gone, Lightnin' Hopkins

Stop Breaking Down, Robert Johnson

Treat Me This Way, an original by Mark McDonald

Not Around Blues, an original by Mark McDonald

Spoonful,  Will Dixon

Phonograph Blues,  Robert Johnson

Queen of Spades,  Robert Johnson

Key to the Highway,  Broonzy and Segar

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