Mitch Marine has been Dwight Yoakam’s recording and touring drummer since 2003. They have recorded 7 albums together, played countless TV shows, traveled all over North America, Europe, England and Australia averaging 125 shows a year. Even with this busy schedule, Mitch finds time to produce and record albums, as well as play live for many other artists. These artists include; Post Malone, Billy F. Gibbons, Smash Mouth, Randy Newman, David Byrne, Andy Timmons, Tripping Daisy, Jack Ingram, Tiger Army, Sara Hickman, Terrance Simien, Jimmer Podrasky, Dan Bern, Mike Viola, Keith Gattis, Brave Combo and many others. Mitch’s formal musical training includes his high school band, Central Illinois Youth Orchestra, University of North Texas as well as private instruction with Ed Soph, Colin Bailey and Henry Okstel.