The Walk Awareness VideoTheOMB2020-11-23T01:42:11+00:00
Real-Life One-Man Band, Marc Dobson is walking 120 miles to the 2021 Florida State Fair!
Playing a drum with every step Marc will set a record for the longest distance ever performed by a One Man Band, raise funds for entertainers under hardship and tragedy and hopes to inspire “out of the box thinking” to get back to work in 2021!
The Walk – April 13 thru 22, 2021
through Cocoa, St. Cloud, Kissimmee, Davenport, Haines City, Lake Alfred, Lakeland, Plant City, Seffner, and Tampa.
Walk with Marc or wave as he goes by:
Apr 13 – 10am – Cocoa Village for 0.5 miles at 2 MPH – Walk the start of “The Walk” with Marc from Lee Warner Park to Time Out Sports Bar.
Apr 13 – 11am – Cocoa – Wave as Marc goes by Cocoa City Hall and Time Out and have lunch at Time Out with Marc.
Apr 16 – 9am – St. Cloud/Kissimmee for 7 miles at 2.5 to 3 MPH – Walk any part of the Florida Trail with Marc from St Cloud Police Department to past Brinson Park in Kissimmee.
Apr 18 – 2pm estimate – Lake Mirror, Lakeland for 1/2 or 1 1/2 miles at 2.5 to 3 MPH –Walk around Lake Mirror with Marc.
Apr 19 – 2pm estimate – Plant City – Wave or walk with Marc past the Florida Strawberry Festival on SR574.
Apr 22 – 9:30pm – Florida State Fairgrounds Gate 1 – Wave at or cheer Marc on as he completes the 120 mile journey starting from the SR301 entrance archway to Gate 1 of the Fair.
Celebrating getting back to work Marc is walking from his home in Cocoa to perform 11 days at the Florida State Fair in Tampa.
The 120+ mile journey will set the record for the longest distance ever performed by a standing one man band. Marc will be playing guitar and with every step remote trigger a drum hit on a backpack drum kit. Marc will use both his main backpack drum kit and mini drum kit through sections in “the middle of nowhere.”
The public is invited to walk with Marc through sections of Cocoa, Kissimmee, Lakeland and at the end into the Florida State Fairgrounds a day before opening.
Marc has spent 30+ years entertaining. Over the past 10 he’s become a sought after grounds act at fairs and festivals across North America and a One Man Band mimicked by others from around the world. The show is an impressive performance playing 9.1 instruments at once along with improv comedy.