Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Singer/songwriter John Mark Nelson performs at 7 p.m. Saturday March 8 at the Sheldon Theatre.

Making a name for himself

Email

His name is just about as American as you can get, but it’s his journey and rise to music fame that set him apart.

If you had asked singer/songwriter John Mark Nelson what he wanted to do with his life two years ago, he said he would have answered, “I want to be a drummer.”

Ask him same the question today and you’d hear a different response.

“I would tell people, first and foremost I am a writer,” he said.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Stacy Bengs-Silverberg
Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
(651) 301-7880
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness