Stef Mariani delivers sensitive melodies and driven lyrics that come together to form a passionate sound straight from the heart. Born to Northern California based folk singer songwriter Carolyn Haley-Murray, her biggest musical influence comes from her family. From folk to folk pop and americana to acoustic rock, Stef also finds her inspiration in artists like The Doobie Brothers, Crosby Stills & Nash, Joni Mitchell, John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen. Stef’s goal is to uplift the spirits of people so they can feel hope in a tough world. In her belief that all things are possible, she has retained her child like sense of wonder and wishes to pass that on through her music. Stef Mariani is a soulful singer songwriter sharing her powerful vulnerability.
Venue: Ong King Arts Centre
Date: Jan 13 at 730pm & Jan 14 at 1030pm
Genre: Folk Pop, Music
Warnings: All ages
Stef Mariani is a soulful singer songwriter sharing her powerful vulnerability.
Stefs original compositions will be backed by her dynamic band of handsome players Ryan, Danny, Dane and Al, with Stef herself on vocals and acoustic guitar.
Fringe 5 Questions
Fringe 5 Questions by Carlynn Wolfe
Who do you most admire?
My grandmother. Her name is tattooed across my torso.
What do you want the audience to take away from your performance?
A sense of aloha and of being valued and understood
Where do you call home?
When is your best time to write?
Inspiration can hit at anytime but strangely often around 5am between asleep and awake
Why does music matter?
It's hard to even begin. Because music is life. It is fundamental to being able to walk through life with hope and connectivity.
How did a nice girl.....?
I was born in Santa Cruz, Ca into a large family of musicians and singer songwriters. Singing is as natural as brushing my teeth... but a little more fun.