Songwriter’s Showcase - Singer/Songwriter Dean Batstone hosts lead signer of MonkeyJunk Steve Marriner for an evening of songs, stories and laughter that promises to leave you smiling inside and out. Join these 2 songsmiths as they share the stage. Doors 7:30pm - Music 8pm - Tickets $20.
Steve Marriner, (born 1984 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer based in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered attention in the Ottawa blues scene in his early teens as a prodigy blues harp (harmonica) player. He also plays baritone guitar, electric guitar, piano, Hammond organ, upright bass and electric bass). Since 2008, he has been the frontman, singer, one of two guitarists and harmonica player for the Canadian rock'n'roll-blues group MonkeyJunk. The band's album To Behold won the 2011 Juno Award for Blues Album of the Year.