'Stever Marriner is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer, who has been playing since his early teens. He also plays baritone guitar, electric guitar, piano, Hammond organ, upright bass, and electric bass. He's the frontman, singer, harmonica player, and one of two guitar players, of Monkeyjunk. The band's album 'To Behold' won the 2011 Juno Award for 'Blues Album of the Year'.'
'Steve Marriner is a dynamic and powerful performer. His incorporation of various styles of blues, roots and soul come together to form an original sound that is both deep and genuine. Steve has toured internationally and performed at prestigious festivals, concert halls and music clubs throughout Canada, The US, Europe and Australia. While he currently dedicates most of his time to fronting the acclaimed roots sensation «MonkeyJunk», Steve can often be found performing intimate solo shows and joining other artists as a dynamic sideman.
During breaks between tours, Steve has developed a sterling reputation as a studio musician and producer. He has an extensive discogrpahy and has recorded with the likes of Kim Wilson (The Fabulous Thunderbirds), Harry Manx, Richard Bell (The Band, Joplin), Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar, Grady), Paul DesLauriers, Steve Dawson and David Gogo. Not yet thirty years old, he has already produced ten full length studio albums. The man doesn't stop.
Originally renown for his prowess on the harmonica, Steve has become a multi-instrumental force in recent years adding bass, guitar, drums, and keys into the mix. He's won multiple Maple Blues Awards for Harmonica Player and Male Vocalist of The Year. As well as a 2012 Juno Award for Blues Album of The Year with MonkeyJunk. Awards: Harmonica Player of The Year — Maple Blues Awards (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013); and Male Vocalist of The Year — Maple Blues Awards (2009).'
Our special menu for the evening will include.....Fried U.S. Delta Farm Raised Catfish Fillets; Black-Eyed Peas cooked with bacon; Collard Greens cooked with ham hock; Buttermilk Cornbread Muffins; Sweet Potato Pie; Sweet Iced Tea; & Cafe du Monde Chicory & Coffee.