Mark Rubin – Jew of Oklahoma on Thursday, October 12 2023

Oklahoma-born, Texas-reared, and now living in New Orleans, multi-instrumentalist Mark Rubin is an unabashed Southern Jew.

Known equally for his muscular musicianship and larger-than-life persona. Over an accomplished 30+ year career, he has accompanied or produced a virtual who’s – who of American traditional music. With Danny Barnes, he founded Pioneer Proto-Americana band the Bad Livers.

“Mark is simply one of my very favorite all around fantastic and authentic real folk musicians!” – Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records

“Everything Mark Rubin does is done with no compromise. He is fearless, fearsome, and most of all, completely musical!” – Gurf Morlix

“Mark Rubin’s songwriting silences the superficial chatter, revealing myriad stories that tell just as much about his community as his role within it in the 21st century,” – Dom Flemmons