CAPTIVATING ARTIST: Mark Wilkinson is on a national tour.
CAPTIVATING ARTIST: Mark Wilkinson is on a national tour.

Mark pops into Bello on his national tour

ONE of the most captivating acoustic artists to emerge from Australia in recent times, Mark Wilkinson is about to embark on his biggest national tour yet in 2014.

Tonight the tour makes a stop at No.5 Church St in Bellingen.

Freshly named the Singer-Songwriter Discovery of the Year in North America by SiriusXM Radio, Wilkinson has just capped off an impressive year.

With the release of his sophomore album Let the River Run, Wilkinson sold out shows in the US, UK, New Zealand and Australia.

He climbed to No. 1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart and spent over a month in the ARIA Australian Singles chart.

Wilkinson has sold about 50,000 physical records to date, a feat for an unsigned artist. And while his career is quickly on the rise, he has barely scratched the surface.

Often drawing comparisons to Tracy Chapman and Ed Sheeran, his lyrical depth, gift for melody, and impassioned delivery are arresting on first listen and linger long after the final note.

Having just sold out six consecutive nights over Christmas in Sydney, Wilkinson is excited to announce his most extensive national tour to date.

Where The Rivers Run will see him perform more than 30 shows through to May, from Tasmania to far north Queensland and Perth.



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