The Mark DuFresne Band

Since reforming in 2016 with founding guitarist, Billy Stapleton, this current version of the Mark Dufresne Band has been wowing audiences around the Pacific Northwest.

Using his 3-octave tenor voice and championship harmonica playing at full force, Grammy nominated Mark Dufresne’s powerhouse skills are sure to captivate and entertain. A dynamic singer and showman, Dufresne’s original rhythm and blues songs, including instrumentals, shine in the hands of this talented quartet.

The Mark Dufresne Band is not your typical blues fare. This spectacular “show band” plays their original material like a quintessential Chicago Blues Revue Band. This quartet is truly one of the best rhythm and blues outfits on the West Coast.

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Blues Review Magazine:

“DuFresne is as distinctive as a vocalist as he is a fiery player; rather than recycling old riffs, his original compositions are tuneful, melodic and grooveworthy..”

Mark DuFresne

Mark DuFresne

Vocals / Harmonica

Mark DuFresne is one of the most sought after Blues talents in the Northwest. The Washington Blues Society has awarded him for best vocalist, songwriter and harmonica more than any other artist.

Kelly Leifer

Kelly Leifer

Bassist

A native of Marysville Washington, Kelly Leifer played his first gig on electric bass at the Spokane Expo in 1974 at 15 years old and hasn’t stopped laying down a solid groove since.

David Hudson

David Hudson

Drums

On drums, the accomplished and brilliant David Hudson shows off a lifetime’s collection of grooves and chops, he’s the perfect foil for DuFresne’s brand of blues/roots style.

Billy Stapleton

Billy Stapleton

Guitar / Slide

Veteran Guitarist, and recent Washington Blues Society Hall of Fame inductee, Billy Stapleton is kept busy with rhythm, lead, and slide guitar duties. Stapleton’s artistry is second to none.

October 29, 2022 – EASY MONKEY

Time: 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mark DuFresne Band

Easy Monkey Taphouse
17537 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
206-420-1326

November 19, 2022 – EASY MONKEY

Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mark DuFresne Band

Easy Monkey Taphouse
17537 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
206-420-1326

November 20, 2022 – CROSSROADS Bellevue

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mark DuFresne Band

Crossroads Market Stage
15600 NE 8th St
Bellevue, WA 98008
425-644-1111

December 3, 2022 – ROCKFISH

Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mark DuFresne Band

Rockfish
320 Commercial Ave
Anacortes, WA 98221
360-588-1720

December 17, 2022 – EASY MONKEY

Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mark DuFresne Band

Easy Monkey Taphouse
17537 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
206-420-1326

December 31, 2022 – CONWAY MUSE

Time: 9:00 pm - 12:30 am
Mark DuFresne Band

Conway Muse
18444 Spruce St
Conway, WA 98238
360-445-3000