Currently on the road with Tyler Farr, Mark Poiesz quickly became the
choice of some of the hottest names in Nashville since arriving in 2013.
In a mere 12 months, Mark went from being an unknown in town, to touring
with country heartthrob Chuck Wicks, to backing the breakout
guitarist/vocalist Lindsay Ell on the road with The Band Perry, to
slamming the skins with Tyler Farr, fresh off his #1 smash, Redneck
Originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Mark’s professional career
began at age 14. After high school, scholarship opportunities led him to
the University of Miami, where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in
Studio Music and Jazz Drum Set in 2007. During his four years at UM, Mark
participated in several Downbeat award-winning ensembles and had the honor
of performing with the Grammy nominated Concert Jazz Band during his final
Since finishing school, Mark performed on over 50 records as a session
musician in South Florida, toured, wrote and recorded with rockers Ghost
of Gloria (EMI) and appeared throughout the Americas with pop icon Jon
Secada. In the pursuit of even bigger goals, Mark made the move to
Nashville in 2013 and has continued full speed ahead ever since.
Above all, Mark is powered by a relentless positive outlook and a fire
that knows no bounds, ready to greet each new audience with his own unique
brand of passion on the kit.
Mark is a proud endorser of Evans Drumheads