Press Kit

High Water Line finally puts Mark front and center, affirming his astute ability to deliver songs that can resonate with pure pop perfection.”

About Mark

Five-time Emmy winning and Grammy nominated composer/ producer Mark Oblinger brings his soulful, eclectic blend of folk/pop to the stage in 2023, featuring powerful, vocal forward arrangements from his latest release, “High Water Line” —PLUS new songs from 3 EP’s scheduled for release this coming year.

High Water Line” garnered a host of national reviews, press and radio airplay on both commercial and noncommercial Americana and AAA formats and tour dates including the iconic “Café Bohemia,” the “Rockwood Music Hall,” and “The Bitter End” in New York City.

Standing on the Threshold,” the first of 3 EP’s for 2023 release will see Mark touring a full schedule with dates/show info to be updated soon.

Mark’s national performing roots include stints with chart topping country rock stalwarts Pure Prairie League (“Amie”) and Firefall (“Cinderella,” “You Are the Woman”). From there, Mark has had the good fortune to work with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco) Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, John Oates, Jeff Hanna, Michael Martin Murphy and more.

With works featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Mark was a 2012 Grammy nominee for his Children’s Jazz Symphony – “JumpinJazz Kids – A Swinging Jungle Tale,” featuring the great Al Jarreau.




"[High Water Line] has a timeless quality and vintage motif that finds them at once both focused and familiar. There are hooks to spare as well as ringing refrains, all part of a radio-ready sound that all but guarantees its instant accessibility."

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"[High Water Line's] sophisticated pop that throws back to the 70's, but sounds current nonetheless; with in the pocket songwriting, tasty harmonies, and lovely orchestration. "

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Take Effect

"[Mark Oblinger] delivers timeless sounds that are capable of reaching jam band status just as they are spare indie-folk."

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Pen's Eye View

"[High Water Line] is Oblinger’s first solo effort, and boy, it’s been worth the wait."

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All Access

An Interview With Grammy Finalist and Five-Time Emmy Award-Winning Composer and Producer, Mark Oblinger!

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Sneak Peek! Rehearsing for a NEW EP set for January 2023 Release!
The Rockwood Music Hall , NYC with special guest Chris Daniels!

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