July 1: The 118th anniversary of the Battle of San Juan Heights.  Read Mark's article on how the battle put TR on the fast track to the presidency at The Daily Beast.


Aug. 5: Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair, Denver, Colorado.

Aug. 10: ​American Museum of Western Art, Denver, Colorado.

Sept. 24:Rocky Mountain Storytelling Festival, Douglas County Library, Castle Rock, Colorado.


October 1: Mark performed old-time music with his son, Vance, at the annual Harvest Festival, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Colorado Springs.


October 14: Memphis University School, Memphis, Tennessee.


December 17: Mark and Vance performed holiday songs and old-time fiddle and banjo tunes at Rock Ledge Ranch for its annual Holiday Evening

2016 Events

​June 11: Mark is one of the "talking heads" in the epic eight-part docuseries The American West, produced by Robert Redford and airing on AMC.

2017 Events

May 23: HarperCollins released the trade paperback edition of the multiple award-winning Rough Riders.  Order your copy here.  


JULY 4:  Mark and his son Vance will be performing fiddle and banjo music at the annual "Family Fourth" at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Colorado Springs.


July 30:​ Mark will again MC at the annual Fiddles, Vittles & Vino at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.  This year's headliners are the Quebe Sisters!


August 16: Mark and his son Vance perform at the American Museum of Western Art, Denver.

Please note: seating is limited; advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.  Purchase tickets here.


Watch a scene from the Jesse James episode here.