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brick_wall_color_resized.jpgSteve Key is an award-winning songwriter, performer and recording artist, best known as the writer of "33, 45, 78 (Record Time)" recorded by country music star Kathy Mattea. He hosts Songwriters At Play showcases at various venues on California's Central Coast. He currently resides in Shell Beach, CA.

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Studio 55

Steve shares Marin concert with Dulcie Taylor and John Roy Zat - 7-10pm

1455 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael California 94901
Price: $13 adv. $15 door

4-26_concert_postcard.jpgJohn Roy Zat, Dulcie Taylor, and Steve Key at Studio 55 Marin. 

$13. advance / $15. at the door

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A fine concert venue featuring standout performers and great sound. Dulcie Taylor and John Roy Zat are the best of the best, and I am truly honored to be on this bill.

Studio 55 Marin1455 Francisco Blvd E

San Rafael, CA 94901 415-453-3161

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Cambridge Drive Church

Steve opens for L.A. duo powdercoat in Goleta - 7:30pm

550 Cambridge Drive
Goleta California 93117
805 964-0436
Price: $10

I produced a concert for Claire Holley a few years ago in San Luis Obispo, so I'm excited to hear her new duo with Kristin Mooney.  powdercoatThe critical acclaim for powdercoat includes a rave from Xaque Gruber of the Huffington Post, "The duo of Claire Holley and Kristin Mooney have created one of the year's loveliest recordings.” He went on to describe their live performances as “music for the heart and soul.” You can hear some at

The rumor is I'll be joined by guitar wizard Dorian Michael, but you'll have to show up to see if the rumor is true.  What I can tell you for a fact is that this is one of the best listening rooms around -- host Roy Donkin has a killer sound system!  Good idea to make reservations for this show, more details at!concerts/c8k2

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