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Mark Arrington Music: About Me

I've been performing Irish, Bluegrass, Folk, and Country music since 1975. Here are just a few of the places I've played:
- Hundreds of Irish dance competitions, called a Feis, around the country and in Canada since 1996
- Radio – WHYY, WXPN, various local stations
- Television – WPVI (ABC) KYW (CBS)
- Bethlehem Musikfest
- Longwood Gardens
- The Constitution Bicentennial (a few feet from Ronald Reagan!)
- The Philadelphia Folk Festival
- The Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival
- The Philadelphia Old-Time and Bluegrass Festival
- Bluegrass festivals from NY to NC
- The Philadelphia Museum of Art
- The Union League in Philadelphia
- The Sellersville Theater
- Keswick Theater
- Penn’s Landing
- Camden Yards Stadium (Baltimore)
- The Celtic Fling Festival at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
- Caesar’s, Showboat, and Harrah's Casinos
- The International Military Tattoo in Las Vegas
- Opening for stars like Loretta Lynn, Junior Brown, Bill Monroe, The Whites, The Osborne Brothers, Doyle Lawson, Jim and Jesse, The Johnson Mountain Boys, Peter Rowan, Norman Blake, The Battlefield Band, The Clancy Brothers, Beausoleil, and many others
- Filling in with Bluegrass greats Bob Paisley and the Southern Grass, Dave Evans, and Mac Wiseman

Besides performing with my bands Vintage Country, Celtic Crossroad, solo, and filling in with other bands, I also teach fiddle, guitar, banjo, and mandolin and record in multiple styles.