Marina Pendleton is a Texas-born, Oklahoma-raised, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter based in Las Vegas, Nevada. She released her debut original album in 2022. "I Don't Want Money EP" is a Western Swing love letter to the fearless, the free spirit, and the hopeless romantic.
Marina now tours nationally as a fiddle player and songwriter. Get your autographed CD in the Store, and sign up for the mailing list to catch a live show near you!
Marina picked up her first (tiny) fiddle at age two and began studying the Suzuki Violin method, along with her sister, Emma Jane. Marina's love of music flourished as she grew up performing with her family band; she played nearly 600 shows before graduating high school. Highlights from those years include performing for Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and Toby Keith, playing onstage with Lyle Lovett, Mark O'Connor, and Byron Berline, and making many TV appearances, local and national.
Marina has won and placed in state fiddle championships in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, and national competitions in Winfield, KS, Galax, VA, Grove, OK, Weiser, ID, and Nashville, TN.
Marina performed full-time in Nashville and on tour with various artists from 2021-2022, and wrote and recorded her debut album, "I Don't Want Money EP," produced by 4-time CMA Musician of the Year, Jenee Fleenor. She had the privilege of releasing the album at the World Famous Station Inn in Nashville, Tennessee.
Marina is currently based in Las Vegas. Follow Marina on Instagram @marinapendletonmusic, and join the mailing list to be the first to know about news and upcoming shows!