The Marc Atkinson Trio is an acoustic guitar-driven group from the West Coast of Canada, made up of some of Canada’s best JUNO nominated musicians. This virtuosic group’s success has been leaping forward over the past few years. Acoustic Guitar Magazine voted the Trio’s, The Marc Atkinson Trio II, one of the top 5 five CDs released in North America. The Trio was also nominated at the Western Canadian Music Awards in 2003 and 2005 and 2009. The Trio released their much-awaited 4th CD, The Marc Atkinson Trio IV, in Summer 2008. It was nominated for two 2008 Canadian Folk Music Awards.
The live performance of the Marc Atkinson Trio is melodically captivating, sensually charged and technically awe-inspiring. The Trio is an instrumental band warmly welcomed by folk, jazz and classical audiences alike. The group receives standing ovations everywhere from the North American Folk Alliance Conference, to DjangoFest NorthWest to the acclaimed Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. The Marc Atkinson Trio plays at many major festivals and concert halls across North America.
On March 25th, 2017, the trio performed at the St. Elias Convention Center in Haines Junction, Yukon.
Marc (lead guitar) was joined on stage by Brett Martens (rhythm guitar) and Scott White on upright bass.