Chris Staig and the Marquee Players: Summer Residencies!

Chris Staig and the Marquee Players announce four monthly residencies in the Toronto area during the summer months of 2015

Who: Chris Staig (guitar, vocals, harmonica), Stephen O’Toole (bass), Shelley Coopersmith (violin and mandolin) and Ian MacKay (drums)

PERFORMANCES:

WHERE AND WHEN:

Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave: June 5, July 3, August 7, and September 4. (The first Friday of every month)

Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave: June 8, July 13, August 10, Sept 14 (The second Monday of every month) The

Hole in the Wall, 2867 Dundas St W: June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12 (The second Saturday of every month)

The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave: June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26 (The final Saturday of every month)

Chris Staig and the Marquee Players are pleased to announce that they will be performing four monthly residencies in Toronto during the summer of 2015. While the band is undertaking appearances at shows and festivals throughout Ontario in the coming months, they are looking forward to regularly playing for hometown fans at their favourite venues. The songs for Staig’s latest release, “Shack By The Tracks”, were first honed and brought to life in these clubs. Shows at these venues, as recently noted by writer Lenny Stoute in Cashbox Canada Magazine, have caused Chris Staig and the Marquee Players to “evolve from a good little bar band to a tight-knit unit with a sound all its own.” Of particular note is the show scheduled for Saturday September 12th at The Hole in the Wall; this marks the third year anniversary of Chris Staig and the Marquee Players being in monthly residence at this Junction area venue.

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