Mark Irving, a captivating singer/songwriter based out of Kelowna, BC. has been songwriting for over 15 years. After having his first piano lesson at the age of 5 it soon became clear that Mark Irving was a natural born craftsman in musical arts. Adding the guitar to his workshop at the age of 12 he then quickly began writing, arranging and performing songs. He began pursuing music seriously in 2005 after winning a city-wide songwriting competition hosted by Escape Artist Music, with more than 150 song entries where he received a recording package at a local studio and tracked his first demo. Spending the next 5 years writing and touring western Canada he has crafted a sound that has won the hearts of many. His most recent success was winning a cross Canada talent search hosted by GMA Canada in 2010, after having made top 7 in the songwriting competition the previous year out of over 300 competitors. Mark Irving's debut EP entitled "Memories of Tomorrow" was released in spring 2011. Known for his honest vulnerability which is captured in raw vocal lyrical finesse and song writing genius, Mark Irving's indie folk-rock music and performances are nothing short of an invigorating, soulful experience that will leave you inspired.