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The greatest names in the percussion world are equipped with the greatest name in the hardware world -- Gibraltar. Fact is, our endorsees use one or more of our products on the road and in the studio.

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Mark Poiesz
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PERFORMS WITH:
Tyler Farr

WE ASKED..... WHY GIBRALTAR?
Since my earliest playing days, Gibraltar hardware has been part of my setup. Gibraltar always makes the right piece for the right purpose, and it ALWAYS works. In today's music industry, the standard of performance is incredibly high. Gibraltar hardware is rock solid and I know that I never need to worry about my gear. That is invaluable to me, every single day.
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PROFILE
Currently on the road with Tyler Farr, Mark Poiesz quickly became the choice of some of the hottest names in Nashville since arriving in 2013. In a mere 12 months, Mark went from being an unknown in town, to touring with country heartthrob Chuck Wicks, to backing the breakout country star Lindsay Ell on the road with The Band Perry, to slamming the skins with Tyler Farr, fresh off his #1 smashes, “Redneck Crazy” and “Whiskey In My Water.”

Originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Mark's professional career began at age 14. After high school, scholarship opportunities led him to the University of Miami, where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Studio Music and Jazz Drum Set in 2007. During his four years at UM, Mark participated in several Downbeat award-winning ensembles and had the honor of performing with the Grammy nominated Concert Jazz Band during his final year.

Since finishing school, Mark performed on over 50 records as a session musician in South Florida, toured, wrote and recorded with rockers Ghost of Gloria (EMI) and appeared throughout the Americas with pop icon Jon Secada. In the pursuit of even bigger goals, Mark made the move to Nashville in 2013 and has continued full speed ahead ever since.

Mark is currently performing with Tyler Farr on the "Burn It Down" Tour, featuring Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. The "Burn It Down" tour visits arenas, amphitheaters and stadiums throughout the US and Canada in 2014. Mark uses Sabian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, Evans Drumheads, ProMark sticks and Drumtacs.

Above all, Mark is powered by a relentless positive outlook and a fire that knows no bounds, ready to greet each new audience with his own unique brand of passion on the kit.

INFLUENCES
Abe Laboriel Jr, Josh Freese, John Bonham, Matt Chamberlain, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dave Grohl

ADVICE TO ASPIRING MUSICIANS
Have a vision of what you want to be. Work tirelessly to make that vision reality. Stay positive and enjoy the journey in the meantime!