Mark Shirtz first made waves when he won Spokane's Got Talent at The Bing in 2011. Since then he has performed extensively as a solo artist and recently released his full-length album "Dirty Laundry," based on relationships and life experiences. Earlier this year he started a full-band project, and currently treks between both sides of Washington to perform live. This has had a profound impact on his sound. On Mark's album, his soulful voice and syncopated acoustic guitar are augmented by slick beats and guest rappers, resulting in a chill, RnB-influenced presentation. Lately, his band has pushed for a funky, bluesy, rock 'n' roll sound with improvisation from each member, sometimes resulting in extended jams and medleys. This Sunday on the 103.1 KCDA Local Lounge, you get to hear both sides of Mark Shirtz: tracks from his solo album and live in-studio performances with the Dirty Shirtz Band.
Left to right: Mark (vocals and acoustic guitar), Anthony (bass), Jeremy (drums), and Casey (electric guitar).
Hear Mark Shirtz and the Dirty Shirtz Band on the 103.1 KCDA Local Lounge on Sunday, October 6th (and catch the replay on October 20th), 2013 at 10 pm PDT. Tune your radio to 103.1 FM in the Spokane/Post Falls/Coeur d'Alene area or listen live to the on-line audio stream. You can also hear the live broadcast on your iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android, or Blackberry with the iHeartRadio app.
Here is their entire Local Lounge show as high-quality streaming audio:
LISTEN to the 30-minute broadcast
Including these songs:
- Easier (album, featuring Lyndsay Bennett and Nobe)
- Swervin' (live)
- By My Side (album)
- Lady Lay Me Down (live)
- Spin (album)
- Done Missin' You (live)
- Evergreen Daydream (album)
original airdate: Sunday, Ocotber 6th, 2013 at 10 pm PDT.
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Check back here later in October to see a video of Mark Shirtz and the Dirty Shirtz Band performing "Move Too Fast" live in the Local Lounge!
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