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Charlie Marks is a folk and roots musician based out of Reno, Nevada. Charlie blends together traditional folk and blues music with original songwriting. His live performances are heartfelt and captivating, with a story to accompany every tune. Charlie has performed from coast to coast, from California to the Carolinas and back.

If you are interested in booking Charlie for a show, you can click the button below or scroll down this page to learn more about Charlie, his music, and everything he has to offer.

The Music

Charlie has released three albums: Honey Baby (2020), a collection of 14 traditional clawhammer banjo tunes; Unbecoming (2021), a collection of 8 original folk songs; and Grace (2022), a collection of 7 original and traditional tunes that feature Charlie's driving style on banjo and guitar. You can check out Charlie's top tunes in the Spotify playlist below.

Charlie's music is inspired by folk artists new and old, including Elizabeth Cotten, Mississippi John Hurt, Taj Mahal, Bob Dylan, Dave Von Ronk, Townes Van Zandt, Tallest Man on Earth, and Charlie Parr.

Live From The Garage

Live Shows

Charlie's live shows are heartfelt and powerful. Charlie has performed in every kind of venue, from dive bars to theatres to festivals. With songs and stories to fit every occasion, Charlie bears his soul everytime he takes the stage! Charlie also has a deep love for the history of the music he plays and incorporates that into each of their sets - audiences not only leave having heard great music, but with a greater connection with the music itself!

Charlie Live @ Tanglefest 2022

Tour Schedule

Charlie maintains a busy tour schedule, based out of Reno, Nevada. Charlie has played shows all across the country, from California to the Carolinas. He has scheduled shows with other premier folk acts including Possessed by Paul James, Resonant Rogues, & Jason Dea West. You can check out Charlie's upcoming and past tour dates by clicking the button below.

Media Coverage

Below you can find a playlist on interviews Charlie has done, as well as media and press about Charlie.


Press & Reviews

American Highways Interview (4/11/23)


Folk Punk Lives : Timeless Old Time With Charlie Marks

San Diego Troubadour: Honey Baby CD Review

Aldora Records Interview Pg 19