Comedy That Rocks
Mark Eddie is a guitarist & impressionist comedian with a musician’s view on everything from pop music to parenting. With his signature voice & happy-go-lucky spirit, Eddie thoroughly entertains audiences the world over. His one-of-a-kind RockComedy show features songs, jokes, rock & roll history & spot-on singing impressions. Eddie is known for nailing the very essence of artists such as Al Green, Neil Diamond, Shaggy, Dave Mathews, Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison & many more.
Having toured professionally for 14 years as a musician/singer/songwriter, Eddie has a knack for putting a satirical spin on pop anthems, music headlines & rock legends. With guitar in hand & tongue firmly in cheek, he tackles burning questions like: How does music of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s stack up to today’s hits? How are heavy metal & polka similar? “They’re either brief moments of genius, or I have way too much time on my hands”, says Eddie with a grin.
Corporate Entertainer – Rock Musician to Rock Comedian
As if performing 250+ shows a year at theaters & major corporate events for names like Verizon®, Medtronic MiniMed®, Bayer®, Disney® & Vans® isn’t enough, Eddie has also spoken &/or sung some of the most recognizable spots for Nickelodeon®, Showtime®, Nintendo® & Sears® among others.
Originally, Mark Eddie, a seasoned musician with a frisky sense of humor, toured with & opened for national acts Jackson Browne, Melissa Etheridge & Toad the Wet Sprocket while supporting a solo album which was TWICE singled out in Billboard Magazine®.
Tirelessly touring colleges, Eddie was nominated 5 times for the NACA® “Campus Entertainment Awards” and topped the CMJ® charts again & again. He’s always had a burning desire to explore comedy and has since recorded three albums combining comedy with rock music in the form or stand-up comedy, parodies & originals featured on Sirius/XM and syndicated radio programs. Currently, Eddie tours internationally headlining theaters, performing arts centers, Vegas showrooms, major corporate events & LA’s most legendary comedy clubs.
“One day, I literally went from rock musician to rock comedian”, says Eddie. He even “sits in” occasionally as part of all-star band line ups with members of The Doors, Fleetwood Mac, Kiss, Boston, No Doubt, The Doobie Brothers or Steely Dan. In any situation, Mark Eddie will bring a smile to your face with his unbridled, positive energy.
One day, I went from rock musician to rock comedian”, says Eddie. He even occasionally sits in as part of various All-Star Band line ups together with members of The Doors, Fleetwood Mac, Boston, No Doubt, The Doobie Brothers or Steely Dan. No matter what, Mark Eddie will simply make you smile with his beaming, positive energy.
Dozens of charities & fundraisers are also at the top of Eddie’s priorities. Type-1 diabetic since age 4, Eddie is committed to his own ‘Rockin Juvenile Diabetes Fund’ through The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV), The American Diabetes Association (ADA), The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) as well as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Mark Eddie’s Dueling Guitars
They will take your audience on an interactive, unique ride of music and comedy! Featuring mark and guitar virtuoso, Carlo Volhl, the show builds on the popularity of the “Dueling Pianos” concept, twisting the idea by adding guitars, humor and crowd interaction, creating a corporate show of non-stop laughter and song. Fueled by two blazing guitars, the duo flawlessly blends classic rock hits, stand-up comedy, dead-on impressions and rousing crowd sing-a-longs for a performance that will leave your audience yelling for more!
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“Mark is one of the most engaging, delightful talents I’ve ever come across. He was absolutely gracious for each and every request – from posing for photos with our sponsors and VIPs prior to his performance to mixing with the many guests afterward who just wanted to say hello or get a photo with him. Don’t wait another second – Book him, book him, book him!”
“Let’s see, he was charming, funny and totally lit up the room with his acoustic guitar and magical voice. I’d say we hit a home run on this one.”
“How many standing ovations can a comedian receive in one night? To put it mildly, Mark was a hit! Brilliantly funny & such a talented rock musician/singer too. I didn’t think our group was going to let him leave the stage!”