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Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at a show in Brisbane. Photo by DotShots

Marcus Wynwood is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter from Australia.

Marcus Wynwood is a proud D'Addario Endorsed Artist, and has been featured in "Australian Guitar Magazine" as a Guitarist to Watch.

A well known musician on the NW Coast of Tasmania, Marcus has had a Number 1 on Triple J Unearthed, performed on the main stage at Falls Festival, toured Australia and Canada with a band, and has 20+ years experience playing as a solo artist or in bands at festivals, pubs, weddings, and special events.

Marcus is a founding member and guitarist in "Captives", an Australian punk rock band. Marcus cowrote, toured, and played guitar on every release from 2013 until 2020. Marcus, with Captives, has deals with Cooking Vinyl, Inertia Music, and The Harbour Agency. In 2018, Captives won a Triple J competition to have a music video produced by National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Captives and Marcus featured in publications such as "Rolling Stone Magazine", had music videos played on rage and Channel [V], are played on Triple J and Triple M, supported some great bands, and toured the country several times.

Marcus created "Zigzag and the Astronauts" - a fictional rock band playing music for kids. The songs are composed, performed, recorded, and produced by Marcus. The album was named the Kinderling Kids Radio Album of the Month in May 2017.

Marcus has also produced and recorded a number of local artists, including: Alpha Wolf, Catchpenny, Justin Heazlewood, Ventilate, Mankind and more.

Marcus is an experienced guitar tutor, holds a Diploma of Music, and has taught privately, at Encore Performing Arts Studio, and in schools for a number of years.

Marcus is a huge supporter of young local musicians, and has been a judge at the Tasmanian Rock Challenge in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Marcus created and organised a monthly songwriters event to give upcoming original musicians the oppertunity to network and perform, which he ran for 3 years.

Notes and chords, rhythm and noise.
Punk Rock or Blues, with pedals and toys.
You can catch Marcus at a solo acoustic show, or with a band on a big stage!

Photographs


Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives in a show in Launceston. Photo by Scott Gelston Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at The Gasso in Melbourne. Photo by Kane Hibberd Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at The Old Bar in Melbourne. Photo by Andrew Basso at Electrum Photography Marcus Wynwood performing with Captives at a house party during the filming of the Locked out of Heaven music video. Photo by Andrew Basso at Electrum Photography Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at The Brunswick Hotel in Melbourne. Photo by Andrew Basso at Electrum Photography Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at The Brunswick Hotel in Melbourne. Photo by Andrew Basso at Electrum Photography Marcus Wynwood singing and playing his acoustic guitar Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at a show in Brisbane. Photo by DotShots Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at a show in Brisbane. Photo by DotShots Marcus Wynwood peforming with Captives at a show in Brisbane. Photo by DotShots Marcus Wynwood playing his acoustic guitar at the Devonport Food and Wine Festival Marcus Wynwood performing at Empress Craft Beer in Devonport, 12th of February 2019 Marcus Wynwood performing with Captives at Stay Gold in Melbourne, 9th of March 2019. Photo by Andrew Basso at Electrum Photography

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