"Imagine John Denver with an electric guitar."
"A crowd favourite."
- Full Moon Folk Club
"a winning singer and talented guitar player."
- Penguin Eggs Magazine
Marv Machura is a singer-songwriter in the contemporary folk-roots tradition of artists like Ian Tyson, Gordon Lightfoot, and John Denver. He has been performing steadily since his teens, releasing 4 CDs and publishing 20 songs in Nashville.
Marv Machura started his career at 15 as a guitar player in several variety dance bands centered out of Edmonton, Alberta. At 18, he moved on to singing and writing songs, touring as a solo act. During the 1990s, Machura led several Edmonton-based folk-rock bands that became "The Marv Machura Band" featuring Machura backed by a bass/drums rhythm section.
During the 1990s Machura also published over 20 songs in Nashville and released his first CD. Over the next 10 years, Machura continued to perform with his band releasing three more CDs.
Today, Marv Machura continues as popular performer in the singer/songwriter folk-roots tradition both solo and his band. Machura also continues to write, record, and publish new music and is currently working on his 5th CD release.