Brad was born in 1991 and grew up in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. He is a graduate of the 2014 Academy of Country Music which saw him being asked by Golden Guitar winner Amber Lawrence to become an Ambassador for Walk of Life. Since his graduation, Brad has worked on a number of performances in Tamworth both acoustically and with his former band, as well as supporting the likes of Amber Lawrence, Margie May Hockey, Peter Denahy, Forever Road and Luke O'Shea to name a few.
This dynamic young artist has been playing guitar since the age of ten and has been performing for the past nine years being invited b
This dynamic young artist has been playing guitar since the age of ten and has been performing for the past seven years being invited into guest artist spots at such places as Seaforth Bowling Club, Belrose Bowling Club and Balgowlah RSL.
Brad loves to sing both classic and modern country music listing his main musical influences as Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, John Denver, Adam Brand and Chris Young.
Brad is currently working towards his first album writing with people such as Troy Kemp (McAlister Kemp), hit writer Allan Caswell and six time Golden Guitar winner Luke O’Shea. To date, Brad has released two singles, "Take it or Leave it" and "With Respect" which can both be previewed and purchased on iTunes.
Brad Marks displays an easy going, fun personality which flows through each of his performances. His favourite movie is meet the fockers!
- 1st Senior Vocal and Senior Gospel, 2ndSenior Overall, 3rd Senior Duo – Parkes Country Music Festival 2012
1st Walk Ups and Senior Ballad 2nd Senior Classic Country – Southern Tablelands Country Music Talent Quest2013
1st Australian Bush Ballad, Senior Gospel and Senior Vocal, 2nd Senior Duo – Illabo Country Music Stampede 2013
Senior Overall Winner – Forbes Country Music Talent Quest 2013
Parkes Country Music Festival 2013
1st Senior Australiana and Senior Gospel ,2nd Senior Country Rock and 3rd in A.C.T.S.- Parkes Country Music Festival 2013.
Senior Overall Winner- Cherry Capital Country Music Talent Quest 2013.
Aristocrat Performer of the Year Grand Finalist 2013 , 2014 & 3rd Place 2015
Capital Country Music Association 2nd Senior Male Vocal 2013, 2014 & 2015. 1st Place Senior Songwriters.
Macarthur Country Music Talent Quest 2014
1st Australiana, 1st Open Songwriters, 2nd Country Rock.