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Markley & Balmer

Markley & Balmer

Other / Acoustic / Singer/Songwriter Dallas, TX  US
Mom & Dad's Polka
Mom & Dad's Polka
Overhand Knot
Overhand Knot
Against the Grain
Against the Grain
Landing on the Moon
Landing on the Moon


"Resurrecting The Kessler" - Markley and Balmer


  • 2014

    Jul 19

    Camano Island, WA, US | 8:00pm

    rsvp mizmarkley@gmail.com

  • 2014

    Jul 18

    Conway, WA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2012

    Nov 16

    Dallas, TX, US | 8:00pm

    30th anniversary show (3 of 4)

  • 2012

    Oct 13

    Dallas, TX, US | 6:30pm

    Bar, Restaurant. Desserts, and Oh! The Chocolate!!! www.neuhauscafe.com/ #626, 5959 Royal Lane Dallas, TX 75230 (214) 739-4600

  • 2012

    Aug 26

    Dallas, TX, US | 11:00am

    "Sunday Deli Brunch" :) Markley & Balmer Weekly


  • Photo by Michelle Vaughn
  • photo by Michelle Vaughn
  • Photo by Roger Moore


Label: Soona Songs

Bio: BRUCE BALMER was born a guitar player in Margaretville, NY, from a musical family. After music at Marlboro college, he played lead guitar for rock, jazz, and country bands, and composed for dance performance and film (including credits on a Bill Plympton animated film). He is a singer/songwriter ...See Full Bio


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“These Dallas singers were married at the Kerrville Folk Festival--a perfect site for their wedding, given the freewheeling acoustic vibe of their music. Mr. Balmer fuels their debut cd with spirited guitar work that owes as much to Django Reinhardt as it does to Mississippi John Hurt. But the real draw is the duo's songwriting, which is full of wry lyrics and melancholy melodies. Or as Ms. Markley puts it in one song: "Happiness is a minor key". ---Thor Christensen ”

— Thor Christensen, Dallas Morning News

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