Over the weekend, The Marcus King Band made their network television debut on CBS This Morning Saturday. In the midst of a massive world tour, the band stopped by CBS’ studios in New York to perform “Rita is Gone” & “Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong With That” from their Warren Haynes-produced self-titled sophomore album that was released last year on Fantasy Records.
Watch “Rita is Gone”
“Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong With That”
The Marcus King Band are currently in the midst of a world tour that includes opening slots with Gov’t Mule and Umphrey’s McGee as well as appearances at Lockn’ Festival, The Ride Festival, Fuji Rock Festival and more. On Sunday, June 25, the band will play NPR’s Mountain Stage for the first time. For a full list of tour dates and tickets please visit The Marcus King Band’s website.
Acclaim for The Marcus King Band:
“King is poised to be one of music’s next great guitarists-a virtuosic talent capable of playing blues, rock, country, R&B, soul and more.” – The Washington Post
“From the first note of The Marcus King Band’s self-titled Fantasy Records debut, you can hear that this guy is an old soul…a formidable talent” – NPR
“Marcus King is about to become a Southern rock guitar superstar.”
– The Philadelphia Inquirer
“The new album shows tremendous growth; while still a warm-toned, hard-hitting guitarist whose playing is at the center of most songs, the emphasis is as much on his soulful signing and a cohesive band that moves through a diverse set of tunes.”
– Guitar World
“King channels the souls of blues singers past, Southern style, with his woeful rasp and mastery of Duane Allman’s guitar.” – No Depression