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Steve Key at SOhO in Santa BarbaraSteve 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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Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Shell Cafe

Celebrate Steve Key's 58th Birthday - 6:30-9:30pm

1351 Price Street
Pismo Beach California 93449
Uni (805) 773-8300
Price: Free!

Steve Key Band at 2014 Live Oak FestivalDo not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
--Dylan Thomas

Songwriters At Play host Steve Key will celebrate his birthday surrounded by an all-star cast of Central Coast musicians. Performers include Dorian Michael, Ynana Rose, Bob and Wendy, Craig Louis Dingman, Jody Mulgrew, and the members of Steve's 2014 Live Oak Festival band (Tim Jackson, Holly Ann Lewis, Albert Sanudo, pictured above). Yes, there will be cake (vegan of course).

Songwriters At Play is held Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm at the Shell Cafe, 1351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, (805) 773-8300. No cover charge, but a tip bucket is passed around (tonight it will be shared by the guest performers). Our Thursday showcase is a co-production with Madeline Royal of Love Live Music. - See more at:

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Songwriters At Play

Steve Key hosts live music events

I frequently perform on Songwriters At Play showcases, and if not, I'm hosting a great lineup of other performers. Check our schedule at

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