Skip to Main Content

Lecture Series: Mark Johnson

Date: Oct 18, 2017 - Start:07:00 PM - End:08:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Johnson is a Grammy Award Winning Producer/ Engineer and Award-Winning Film Director. For the past 20 years, Mark has worked with some of the most renowned producers in the music, film and television industries, and with such musical artists as Keith Richards, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Bono, Jimmy Buffett, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Sara Bareilles, Los Lobos, Andres Calamaro Carlos Vives and many more. In 2005, he earned a “Contemporary Blues Album of the Year” Grammy as producer/engineer of the Keb’ Mo’ album “Keep It Simple”.  In hopes of showcasing musical talent found on the streets, Johnson parlayed his musical knowledge and technical skills to turn his vision into what is now known as Playing For Change.  Mark has recorded and filmed music around the world in over 45 countries and he has dedicated his life to connecting the world through music. Mark will speak about the new social entrepreneurial movement and "saving the world one person at a time."

Free admission.    Tickets required.

Tickets are available at all North Central locations by September 8.  For more information, call 231-439-6225 or email willcall@ncmich.edu to reserve tickets to be picked up the night of the event.