Mark Farner

Grand Funk Co-Founder Mark Farner Performing in 2002 ( Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect)

Documentary Rolls Out The Red Carpet With Detroit Music Royalty

Border City Music Project is a stylized documentary that reverberates a detailed, well-paced conversation about the state of our modern culture; the idea that it is more than just art on a wall or music in your speakers.

04/24/2014

Rock For Jobs

Alto Reed, Mark Farner, & Mitch Ryder Rock For Jobs

The Detroit Lions proudly presented Rock For Jobs at The Fillmore in Detroit. Rock For Jobs featured Alto Reed’s AllStars, Mark Farner, Mitch Ryder, and special guest The Electric Playground on Friday, November 23rd. Check Out All The Photos!

104.3 WOMC–11/24/2012

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Mitch Ryder Putting Detroit Back To Work

For more than 4 decades, Mitch Ryder has been one of the gritty rock standard bearers of Detroit music.  Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, recorded several hit records  in the mid to late 1960s, […]

104.3 WOMC–11/16/2012

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Alto Reed Rocks For Jobs

Alto Reed, legendary saxman for Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band, brings his All Stars back to the Motor City Fiday November 23rd for a benefit concert at the Fillmore Detroit.  Joining the celebration, Mark Farner […]

104.3 WOMC–11/15/2012

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Mark Farner Hints Grand Funk Reunion Not Out Of The Question

Deroit area rock band Grand Funk Railroad was formed in 1969 by Mark Farner and Don Brewer from Terry Knight and the Pack and Mel Schacher from Question Mark & the Mysterians; Knight soon became the band’s manager.

104.3 WOMC–11/14/2012

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Grand Funk’s Mark Farner Doing Well After Pacemaker Implant

Michigan singer songwriter and founding member of the rock trio Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner, is home and recovering nicely from heart surgery to implant a pacemaker. Mark’s wife Leisa posted this message on his website:

104.3 WOMC–11/01/2012

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“Rock For Jobs” Concert Brings Alto Reed, Mitch Ryder, & Mark Farner To Detroit

Join 104.3 WOMC for “Rock For Jobs” presented by the Detroit Lions on Friday, November 23rd! It’s a special concert benefiting Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s job training and placement programs.

104.3 WOMC–10/09/2012

Grand Funk Co-Founder Mark Farner Performing in 2002 ( Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect)

Three Best Grand Funk Songs

Named after the Michigan train line known as the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, the trio that was [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Grand Funk[/lastfm] came to prominence when they appeared at the Atlanta Pop Festival in 1969. Over the […]

11/16/2011

Mark Farner Talks Growing Up in Michigan

Today’s Big 4 at 4 countdown features[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Grand Funk Railroad [/lastfm]. Frontman and Flint native [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mark Farner[/lastfm] talks growing up in The Buick City and getiing “Laid off from High School!”

04/19/2011

Grand Funk Railroad & Behind The Music

Grand Funk Railroad got its name from a Michigan landmark. Bobby Mitchell tests your Rock n Roll IQ and asks former lead singer Mark Farner why the band broke up.

11/04/2010

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