Mark Lavender

Mark Lavender is an Australian singer-songwriter and mulit-instrumentalists who is capturing the nation’s attention through his energetic and entertaining versatility with a vast range of musical genre and songs about real life and real people.

Marks credibility and lovable nature finds him wearing many hats in a growing country music demographic. “Australian’s answer to Luke Combes” – (fans quote), has built a recognizable passion and similarity of the strong country roots in Mark’s songs and on stage performances that appeal to vast country music fans. Lavender’s ability to entertain and reach an audience is found not only in his songs, but in his mannerisms and connectedness in his performances.

Embraced whole heartedly by Country Music, Mark’s healthy succession of song writing and performing was declared through charting in the iTunes Country Music Charts Australian, iTunes Country Music Charts Globally, AMRAP Australian Radio Chars and finalists in the TSA Awards. A testament to his work ethic and love for country music placed him supporting, and on the same line up as accredited artists such as, The Wolfe Brothers, Bill Chambers, Travis Collins, Catherine Britt, Amber Lawrence, Shannon Noll, Sammy White and Brad Cox. These highlighting performances followed with Mark being selected in the CMAA Academy of Country Music in 2023, which allowed opportunities collaborating with artists such as Kasey Chambers, Lyn Bowtell and Kevin Bennett, and collaboratively opening the Tamworth Country Music Festival performance.

Heavily influenced by country music greats, such as Merl Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Troy Cassar-Daley, Luke Combes and more, Mark’s passion and flare in his song writing and performances embraces the roots of country music writing about real life and real people. “It was great playing on good real country music” Brent Mason – Nashville session guitarists explains. Mark’s musicianship as a multi-instrumentalist adds the extra element of flare to his songwriting to showcase great songs and great musical arrangements. Mark’s accreditation as a highly accomplished guitarists, has also found him as guitarist for past Star Maker winner Sammy White.

With new music being heavily released in 2023, Lavender plans on expanding his musical family of followers and supporters through being included in the line up of major Australian Country Music festivals and events throughout the year and hitting stages across Australia.