Residency #3 @ Prachtwerk – Berlin (with Charlotte Brandi)

Hello friends,

I have Residency #3 coming up next Monday, Feb 27th at Prachtwerk here in Berlin. This time I’ll be joined by the lovely and talented Charlotte Brandi. Here’s a little write up about her:

Charlotte Brandi is the founding member of Berlins indie duo “Me And My Drummer” (Matze Pröllochs on drums) with which she released two critically acclaimed albums. With their single “You´re A Runner”, the duo received extensive play on radio stations across Europe in 2012 and made an unprecedented run through Europe’s indie scene with over 300 shows in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Prague, Oslo, Vienna, Bratislava, amongst many others.

The singer with a “voice like lavender, flames and varnish” (Spiegel Online) discovered the electric guitar two years ago and since then has not been able to get enough of it.
Charlotte Brandi’s solo music is reminiscent of the sounds of Leslie Feist, PJ Harvey and Kate Bush, and achored in her lyrical explorations of the fragility of desire and attitudes. Brandi seems to be asking repeatedly, if we can actually trust ourselves in our wishes, our dreams, our capabilities, and our actions. Her songs echo a long, arduous journey from subconsciousness into daylight.

Doors at 7:30pm.
Show starts at 8pm sharp. Over by 10pm
€7 at the door.

Facebook event here!


We’d love to see you!


Yours and yours,





Prachtwerk Residency #2

Hey everyone,

Tomorrow night, Monday, Jan 23rd at Practhwerk we’ll have our second residency at Prachtwerk in Neuköln, Berlin with our very special guest David Lemaitre. The show will start at 8pm sharp with us, then David, then we’ll close the night together and be done by 10pm. Hope to see you there!

Details can be found here:

or on their website here: & Kristina

Shows around Germany: Hanover/Hamburg/Lübeck/Berlin

Hello everyone,

Apparently Leonard Cohen once said to ‘never make a decision when you have to pee’. Makes sense to me. Wisdom in its finest moment.

I’ve got some shows coming up around Germany this month I’m excited to announce.  I’d love to see you :::

Dec 15 – Hannover – Feinkostlampe
Dec 16 – Hamburg – Kleiner Donner
Dec 17 – Lübeck – Tonfink
Dec 19 – Berlin – Prachtwerk (Residency Concert w/ Daniel Freitag)

As well, here’s a little snippet of Ethiopia from the bedroom on the 4th floor overlooking the Spree.  Enjoy and bis bald/see you soon!


Ethiopia Akoustik


Opening for Agnes Obel: Luxembourg / Brussels / Amsterdam

Hello hello hello

I’m pretty damn excited to announce that I’ll be opening for the very talented Agnes Obel three nights next week. Here I come Luxembourg/Brussels/Amsterdam. Looking forward to seeing your lights:

Nov 01: Den Atelier, Luxembourg
Nov 02: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
Nov 03: Paradiso, Amsterdam

Check out the single “Familiar” from Agnes’ new album Citizen of Glass :::

German Tour Dates

Hello everyone,

It’s been a while. I haven’t been on the road as much, which I guess is why I’ve neglected to update this. I figure people who read this don’t really want to know about the groceries I bought, or the bar I hung out at, or the very cheap but delicious Berlin falafels I eat.

I’m very happy to announce, though,  that I will be on the road a bit this fall playing some solo shows around Germany. I’m also happy to say that these shows are being supported and promoted by the good people at TV Noir, Sound Kartell, Prime Tours, and Selective Artists.

I’ll be solo because Pete and Hugo, drummer and bassist, are back in Canada touring with our good friend David Simard, and Kristina (cellist) is on the road with the lovely and talented Agnes Obel. They’re rocking it as they should with all the style and class of those that are the best.

Here are the dates:

22.10 Erfurt – Frau Korte

23.10 – Köln – Wohngemeinschaft

25.10 – Berlin – Monarch

15.12 – Hannover – Feinkostlampe

16.12 – Hamburg – Kleiner Donner

17.12 – Lübeck – Tonfink

All information for tickets can be found here.


I’d love to see you. Honestly. Be well.




Mark Festineuch