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August 10 /1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Canadian guitarist Danny Marks talks about Edward Bear, nostalgic 70s, Bluz.FM and his guitars
“For the blues to always rember its roots and always stay relevant in the now”
Danny Marks: Cosmopolitan Multicultural Blues
Toronto’s own Danny Marks is a multi-talented, multi-tasking music man who has lived many lives in his four decades as a guitarist, songwriter and media personality. The long-time host of a popular blues radio program and television host, he is a recipient of the Toronto Blues Society’s Blues with a Feeling Award for lifetime achievement in music and broadcast. A fixture on the Toronto blues scene, Danny’s musical roots go back to the sixties as a founding member of Edward Bear. He has opened for and backed up artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Bo Diddley, Paul Butterfield, Stephen Stills, Humble Pie, Ronnie Hawkins, Rick James, and many more. In 2013, Marks begins another new enterprise as host of Cities in Blue on HiFi TV.