Inspired by the history of North American roots music, Calgary based Marcus Trummer and his 4-piece band combine varied influences to create an original brand of blues, and soul influenced rock & roll. Their award-winning songwriting features a sound led by riff-driven guitar work, anchored in soulful vocals. Since forming in 2018, they have taken their lively roots-rock show to numerous venues around Alberta, including over 50 headline & support dates. Highlights include performances as part of the 2019 Calgary International Blues Festival, 2019 Waynestock Music Festival (Wayne, AB), and 2019 SoundOff Summit (Calgary, AB). The band has also taken part in a monthly residency at The Blues Can since September 2018.
Their debut single “Good Times” released in 2018, received radio support from CJSW, X92.9, & CKUA, and was nominated for Alternative Song of the Year at the 2019 YYC Music Awards. Marcus was also awarded the Zackariah and the Prophets Memorial Award at the 2019 YYCMAs.Their song, “Keep On” received first prize in the youth category of the 2019 Ship & Anchor Songwriting Contest and will be released as part of their upcoming EP in mid-2020.