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Mark Farner / Bio

A true rock 'n roll legend, Mark Farner found fame and success at 20 years of age as the leader of one of America's biggest bands of the 1970's - the original Grand Funk Railroad. The band recorded 17 albums with total sales of more than 25 million records. Mark Farner is the unmistakable voice, guitarist, and songwriter that powered the original Grand Funk Railroad to 12 platinum and 15 gold albums.
In 1995, Mark toured with Ringo Starr's All-Star Band, then toured with The Northwest Airlines All-Stars in 1996 before reuniting with Don Brewer and Mel Schacher for a series of benefit concerts that were recorded, and released as the double live cd "Bosnia" for Capitol-EMI.

Mark toured with the reunited original Grand Funk Railroad in 1996, 1997 and 1998 and was named to Pollstar's Top 100 Tours of 1998. VH-1 featured Mark and the original Grand Funk Railroad on a "Behind The Music" special that has been airing since early 1999.

Since 1999 Mark Farner has been touring with his own band Nr'G. They have released 2 cd's - "Red, White, and Blue" and "Live Nr'g" recorded in 2003. A new studio CD is currently being recorded.

Not slowing down, Mark Farner continues to electrify audiences with a mix of his original Grand Funk hits and music from throughout his 35 year professional career.

General Info

Artist Name
Mark Farner
Profile Page
Rock / R&B/Soul

Contact Info

Detroit, MI