Mark was born in Massachusetts. He grew up in Nashua, New Hampshire and graduated College in Maine. He started on WCYY February 2005. He's the host of WCYY's new music / local music show, "Spinout". Marks was VP Marketing & Promotions for an independent record label in NJ in the late 90's. He's written a music column for a newspaper and a website. He listens to & collects a lot of music. A lot. He watches & collects a lot of movies. Marks a fan of the Boston Celtics, crushed ice, Brigham's Coffee Ice Cream, Jack Lemmon, wearing hats, Seka, lemon/lime seltzer, Nacho Libre, Mike Gorman, record stores, Wolfman Jack, hot pretzles, Lauren & Wally, Friendlys, hot tea and Paul Newman. He owns two 8-track players, stopped wearing white socks in 1998 and was given the key to City of Portland, Maine (seriously). Also, December 3rd 2012 was officially named "Mark Curdo Day" in state of Maine (seriously). He hopes to someday meet Stevie Wonder, Chuck Berry, Smokey Robinson, Paul McCartney, King Ad Rock, Rodney Bingenheimer, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Shakira, Owen Wilson, Hall & Oates and anyone from Van Halen. "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken".
New Playing for Change Video – Takes Local Music Videos to a New Level, Again
If you're a local musician or a fan of local music OR just a music fan period; you really should see this amazing new video just shown for the first time ever over the weekend.
Tracy Morgan Finally Back to His Old Self at Emmy Presentation [VIDEO]
After a long road of re-coup from an accident that almost took his life (and did take the life of one of his friends), Tracy Morgan presented the final award at the Emmys last night. Click here to see it if you missed it.
Wanna Meet & See Good Old War Perform at WCYY?
Tuesday 9/22, we're having the guys return to Portland on their way to Halifax to hang out for a little while and play some tunes for a small room of people. Wanna come by?
Take Our Poll!! When The Option Arrives on Facebook – What Will You “Dislike”?
So, it's coming! Like it or dislike it, it's on it's way to a Facebook near you. But when it arrives, what current topic would you be first to "dislike". Take out poll, here!
It’s a BIG Time for Maine Academy of Modern Music and the Future of Local Music
We'll talk to the MAMM director Thursday night on Spinout, hear about their brand new location, talk about the "Playing For Change" concert this weekend and we'll have one of the young bands play live!
WCYY Spinout Presents… Superheaven live Oct 12th
We're psyched to be teaming up with this killer rock band for a date in Portland on Oct 12th @ Empire. Ticket link and more info here!
Disney’s The Jungle Book.. Official Trailer for the Live Action Movie [VIDEO]
Didn't see or hear about this one coming. Here's a classic we all know now in a brand new (and from the looks of it) pretty friggin' exciting way!
Even The Onion Cries Over Portland Restaurants
Portland seems to pop up everywhere. Our music, our arts scene and our food! This time the Onion talks about a local restaurant... but more about it's bathroom???
College Goalie Celebrates 7-0 Lead by Chugging a Beer… Mid Game [VIDEO]
Maybe in the movie Animal House or Slap Shot this would fly, but in real life; this will probably cause you to lose a bit of playing time. Watch here!
Why Yes I’d Love to Interview Andy Summers of the Police [VIDEO]
Getting the chance to talk to someone from one of the Top 5 bands in your life - it's pretty cool and happening soon! Click for details here!