“Death And The Blues” is MARK “PORKCHOP” HOLDER second studio album this year! Check out the PREMIER GUITAR feature about MARK “PORKCHOP” HOLDER here
New studio album by Mark "Porkchop" Holder coming soon! #markporkchopholder #alivenaturalsoundrecords #aliverecords #alivenaturalsounds #alivenaturalsound A post shared by Alive Naturalsound (@alivenaturalsound) on Jul 25, 2017 at 5:45pm PDT UPCOMING TOUR DATES : August 11- Tom’s Bullpen – Dover, DE August 12- The Wherehouse – Newburgh, NY August 13- The Tudor Lounge – Buffalo, NY August […]
Happy Fourth! Enjoy the 4th of July with GospelbeacH, Buffalo Killers, Mark ‘Porkchop’ Holder, Hollis Brown, The Black Keys, Left Lane Cruiser, Andy Gabbard, Radio Moscow, and other awesome Alive artists!
Let It Slide marks the first time since his Black Diamond Heavies days that Holder has dedicated himself to the band format, after years of predominantly performing solo. He enlisted Chattanooga-area music scene veterans Travis Kilgore on bass and Doug Bales on drums, both of whom play on the record and have been touring with […]
May 12 @ Pauley’s Hotel – Albany, NY May 13 @ The Anchor – Kingston, NY May 17 @ Funk & Waffles – Syracuse, NY May 18 @ Lake Drum Brewing Co. – Geneva, NY May 19 @ Jimmy’s – Newport, RI May 20 @ Olive’s – Nyack, NY May 21 @ The Wherehouse – […]
Holder is the kind of player that careens around the edges of his busted blues sound to the point of distinction. His quavering electric slide guitar work and forceful acoustic blues reverence both hit the proverbial mark and while there are sonic familiarities to past masters he plays outside of mere imitation. – Jeff Monk […]
Without throwing any accusations of “authenticity” around, it really seems like coming from the American South gives Green a more natural feel for R&B, gospel and the blues, allowing him to fold his pan-seared shout into the Makeshifters’ hard-rocking crash without having to scream to be heard. “I’ve got no one but myself to blame!” […]