2019 Public Performances

We have more than 20 private performances already scheduled for the year ahead.

Mark does a lot of private performances. This year he has scheduled 22 performances and it is only May. Mark performs at clambakes, educational centers and in private homes. What is on display below are all public performances. Many of them free. Mark also does storytelling programs for those interested in the stars. Visit his website: http://markalanlovewell.com/stargazer/ for more details of public programs coming up.

Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m.: Follow the Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whale, at Pathways Arts, 9 State Road, Chilmark.

Mark opens with a song and story for a special featured presentation which includes a film about right whales; Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham of Film-Truth Productions. Free admission. Mark will give a brief tribute to the restoration of this critically endangered marine mammal. The start will be prompt. For more information: 508-645-9098

Monday, June 17, 2019: Summer Solstice with Margaret Emerson, at Featherstone Center for the Arts, 6 p.m.

Mark returns for another year. A number of recognized Vineyard poets take to the open air stage to share a poem on the topic of summer. Ms. Emerson has featured this event for several years. It is a treat, where words more than anything else matter. For more information on this event and others at the Featherstone Center for the Arts telephone: 508-693-1850 or visit their website: https://www.featherstoneart.org/

February 22 through 24, 2019:  The 22nd Annual FisherPoets Gathering, Astoria, Oregon.

Mark returns for his fourth visit, telling fish stories, reading poems and singing maritime tunes. Over 90 performers at approximately nine venues. Take a look at a new Astoria video that was posted on YouTube.

2018 Past Performances

February, 23 through 25, 2018 – 21st Annual Fisherpoets Gathering, Astoria, Oregon

Mark returned for his third visit, telling fish stories, reading poems and singing maritime tunes. Over 90 performers at approximately nine venues. Take a look at a new Astoria video that was posted on YouTube.

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7 p.m. – Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council Awards Night, Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, Beach Road, Vineyard Haven

This year’s recipients of state art grants from the council was introduced to the community. Mark Alan Lovewell, one of them, has been invited to share a song and a tale from his upcoming CD, his fourth.

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 2 p.m., Federated Church, Edgartown

Mark Alan Lovewell joined with Larry Kaplan as a special guest. Concert hosted by Martha’s Vineyard Museum.

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 2 p.m., 12th annual Old South Union Church Memorial Concert, 25 Columbian St., South Weymouth.
A free admission concert. Mark Alan Lovewell was the featured performer.
Book Mark Alan Lovewell Today!

If you are looking for a public performance, why not initiate one? Mark performs at all kinds of venues from backyards, front yards, your favorite public place, and aboard almost any seaworthy vessel! Mark has already scheduled over 30 private performances for the summer of 2018, so this is a big year! Book Mark today and experience his sea shanties firsthand!