The music of singer/songwriter Mark Adams
I was bummed a few months ago, when arriving at Ye Olde Royal Oak for the Sunday night open mic, I discovered it had been replaced with karaoke. Shortly afterwards, Ye Olde Royal Oak shut its doors. Not long ago, a new owner reopened the bar/restaurant as the Coleman Still, which was the original name [...]
Having been gone for three weeks, working at Mt. Hope Bible Camp and visiting my folks in Nevada, I was eager to play at the open mic at Ye Olde Royal Oak. But, as I pulled up to the establishment, I noticed a man putting up a sign, saying, “Karaoke Tonight.” I don’t know, but [...]
I started playing at open mics in March, first at Ye Olde Royal Oak. I plan on developing my material over the summer, but the Royal Oak is a good place to try out material. I played – 1. Scarborough Fair (traditional, arrangement) 2. We Never Said Goodbye (original) 3. I’ll Press On (original) 4. [...]
Tried out new material tonight, and some old standbys. 1. Scarborough Fair (arrangement) 2. I Was Writing This in the Cafe (original) 3. When We Were Young (original) 4. T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (arrangement, abridged) 5. Saved by Zero/All Along the Watchtower (The Fixx, Dylan) 6. I Still Miss Someone [...]
On a hot summer night there weren’t many people present, but it was a good audience. Tony emceed tonight. Here’s what I played – 1. I’ll Press On (original) 2. Fortress (original) 3. I For You (original) 4. Dirty Old Mug (original) — Tony said, “Two more minutes…” This one is about that long. 5. [...]
Singer/songwriter Mark Adams welcomes you to "Gospel Days." This site features concert and booking information, plus demos. Mark is currently an acoustic, solo act, making the rounds at Bay Area open mics and various outreach concerts, including Rock on the Mount. To contact Mark, click the "contact" tab above, or call (408) 493-0372.