Mark Chirico is a musician/songwriter with roots in classic rock, blues and country music. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey where he was influenced by Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Eric Clapton, The Four Seasons, The Beatles, and many more. His recent development as a guitar player and songwriter are a direct result of five years of playing in Nashville, TN where he was influenced by country greats such as Johnny Cash, George Jones and Willie Nelson, and contemporaries like Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. His current performances reflect all of these influences resulting in a blended variety of cover songs and original music. He am fortunate to play regular live shows in the beautiful beach towns of Flagler and Volusia counties.