Episode 36 is all about gearing up for Halloween! A Spooky Evening with Marky Monday is coming up and Marky wants to give away tickets to the show as well as play some awesome Halloween music to get into the spirit of the times! Enjoy listening to Ghostbusters, Boogie Man, and Thriller while hearing stories from Marky and the gang.
Episode 35 is all about giving thanks for what we have. Marky talks with Giant Banana, Margarita Banana, and Ridonkulous the Ridiculous about what they are thankful for and play music all about thanksgiving and being thankful.
Episode 34 is all about dinosaurs! Enjoy the introduction to the new character Ridonkulous the Ridiculous Dinosaur that knows calculus. During this episode Marky Monday talks with Giant Banana and Ridonkulous about the new rock musical Marky Monday’s Adventures In Space and plays songs about dinosaurs.
In episode 33 Marky talks about his experience at Ontario Contact in St. Catherine’s this past week. There were lots of great performers, showcases, and pitches. Marky plays a few of his favourite artists from the weekend on the program such as The Love Boats with Rock n’ Roll Music and virtuoso accordion player Michael Bridge.
Episode 32 is all about Marky’s upcoming show “A Spooky Evening with Marky Monday” happening at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday October 27, 2018. Marky also talks about his experience last weekend at NookFest and on Grandparents day. Marky plays the song “Wicked Old Witch” and “UFO Aliens.”
Episode 31 is all about Marky's favourite foods. Guest starring Giant Banana, the two discuss mom's best meals, childhood memories of food, and play food related songs like "Yes we have no bananas" and "Hungry hungry hippos."
Episode 30 is all about magical unicorns! Do they really exist? What are some facts about unicorns? Marky Monday talks about all this and more. Songs on this episode include "Magical Unicorn" by Marky Monday, "The Unicorn Song" by The Irish Rovers, and "The Unicorn Song" by Blippi.
Episode 29 is all about the saying: "If You Build It, They Will Come." Marky Monday explains why he started a recording studio 15 years ago and why it is so important to follow your dreams and heart. He plays the song "Toys" and also a new song called: "Magical Unicorn."
Episode 28 is all about the Newmarket Music Festival happening at Riverwalk Commons in Newmarket August 24-26, 2018. Marky Monday features songs from artists who will be performing at the festival and talks about what you can expect when coming to this amazing event! For tickets and info visit www.newmarketmusicfestival.com
Episode 27 features Marky Monday remembering the television shows he used to watch as a kid and playing their theme songs. Enjoy listening to themes from shows like Sesame Street, the Muppets, Mr. Dressup, and much more!
Episode 26 features Spencer LeVon talking about how he started his band Brother Levon by songwriting with Marky Monday. The two of them wrote a bunch of funk songs and released an album called "Shades of Funk." The show features two songs from the album "I've Got It Made" and "The Greatest Thing" Marky and Spencer also talk about what it's like to have a career in music. For more information on Brother Levon visit www.BrotherLevon.com
Join Marky Monday and Giant Banana on episode 25 as Marky plays theme songs from popular 1980's television shows. Try to guess the shows with Giant Banana as Marky provides clues.
In episode 24 Marky Monday talks about his childhood and how he got inspired to play music. He plays two songs that meant a lot to him growing up which shaped his future for a life in the arts, ACDC's Thunderstruck and Pearl Jam's Alive.
In Episode 23 Marky talks about his live performance at OM Mackillop Public School and how a kid was sticking his blue tongue out at him. Marky proceeded to write a song on the spot called Blue Tongue and is featured on this show. Marky Monday also talks about his inspiration Fred Penner and plays his song The Cat Came Back.
Episode 22 is all about the rock musical "Marky Monday's Adventures In Dreamland." Marky talks about what inspired him to create the rock musical and plays three songs from the show: Yes, No, Maybe, Big Words, and Dreamland Kind of Way.
Episode 21 is all about chickens! Marky Monday interviews Chick Chick Chicken from Marky Monday's Adventures In Dreamland. We play the song "Do The Chicken Dance" and Chick Chick Chicken enlightens us with her rapping skills.
Episode 20 is all about story telling. Marky Monday gives tips and techniques for effective story telling regardless of whether you are saying it or singing it. Featured on the program is "The Gambler" by Kenny Rogers and "Dreamland Kind Of Way" by Marky Monday.
Episode 19 features Marky Monday talking with Giant Banana. The two answer questions from listeners about Giant Banana's favourite things. They play Louis Prima's song "Yes we have no bananas" and introduce Giant Banana to a new character "Margarita The Banana" from Marky Monday's Adventures In Space, a new rock musical to be launched on September 21, 2019 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
Episode 18 talks about an experience at a recent live performance at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts where a person in the audience fainted and an ambulance was called to the scene. Marky explains how to be dynamic and flexible in unpredictable situations. The episode features two songs from that night performed by Marky and Isabella Tomaso, Me To We and Be The Change.
In episode 17 Marky Monday takes you from beginning to end in the songwriting/recording process in two of his songs: "Wicked Old Witch" and "Yes, No, Maybe." Marky talks about the importance of being able to save your ideas for times when you are ready to write a song. He also talks about how to record a song by yourself playing multiple instruments on a recording.