Photo Gallery Performances

Looking back through the years at some of the folks Mark's played with and places he's been. Warning: Mullet alert!

Bos Brannum BandBos Brannum Band
Bos Brannum Band, Parapow Palace Saloon, Sacremento1972
Mark Nelson wins National Mountain Dulcimer Championships, Walnut Valley Festival, Winfied, Kansas 1979Mark Nelson wins National Mountain Dulcimer Championships, Walnut Valley Festival, Winfied, Kansas 1979
Photo of Mark Nelson, 1979 Nation Mountain Dulcimer Champion, Walnut Valley Festival, Winfied, Kansas.
Mark & TedMark & Ted
Photo of Mark Nelson with fiddler Ted Ehrhard, performing at Capitol Reef National Park, 1976
The Wasatch Rascals old time string band, Salt Lake City. Mid 70sThe Wasatch Rascals old time string band, Salt Lake City. Mid 70s
Photo of the Wasatch Rascals old time string band, Salt Lake City. Mid 70s
Mark Nelson playing the Swedish hummel, Salt Lake City 1975Mark Nelson playing the Swedish hummel, Salt Lake City 1975
Photo of Mark Nelson playing the Swedish hummel, Salt Lake City 1975
Albert the Gorilla, DublinAlbert the Gorilla, Dublin
Photo of Mark Nelson as Albert the banjo-playing gorilla, Project Arts Center, Dublin 1975
New Moon BandNew Moon Band
Photo of the New Moon Band, Salt Lake City. 1976
The Low Rent Rounders, Jacksonville OR 1980The Low Rent Rounders, Jacksonville OR 1980
Photo of he Low Rent Rounders on stage at the Britt Festival, Jacksonville OR 1980. Left to right: fiddler Michael Bardossi, mandolinist Tim Crosby, and guitarist Mark Nelson.
Micheal Bardossi, Mark Nelson & Brian Freeman around 1980.Micheal Bardossi, Mark Nelson & Brian Freeman around 1980.
Photo of Micheal Bardossi (fiddle), Mark Nelson (Appalachian dulcimer) & Brian Freeman (guitar) around 1980
Beggar's Rose, Celtic bandBeggar's Rose, Celtic band
Photo of the Beggar's Rose Celtic Band, circa 1981. Left to right: Micheal Bardossi, Mark Nelson, Brian Freeman, Bob Heyerman
Cereal box guitarCereal box guitar
Photo of Mark Nelson playing a cereal box guitar, sometime in the 80s.
Joe, Mark & Julie: "Hillbilly Bop" Joe, Mark & Julie: "Hillbilly Bop"
Photo of Joe, Mark & Julie doing the Hillbilly Bop at the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, circa 1983
The Extraordinary Clown BandThe Extraordinary Clown Band
Photo of the Extraordinary Clown Band, Vancouver BC 1983
Conny Jo and the Rhythm ChimpsConny Jo and the Rhythm Chimps
Conny Jo and the Rhythm Chimps, mid 80s.
Knee deep in the Aitutaki LagoonKnee deep in the Aitutaki Lagoon
Photo of Mark Nelson playing guitar while standing knee deep in the Aitutaki Lagoon, Cook Islands.
Galician Band, AshlandGalician Band, Ashland
Photo of Kevin Carr's wonderful Galician bagpipe & brass band 2007