ONE HOUR MIXER: Benjamin Ong

1 June 2018 6pm - 7pm

Members FREE

Members-Only One Hour Mixer
AFTER HOURS music and cocktails 

Please join us on Friday 1 June for a one-hour mix by Benjamin Ong and a drink on the house with good company. This is your last chance to experience the group exhibition Sophia Al Maria: Black Friday before it closes and an opportunity to order the last of our 2017-18 Member Edition by Oliver Husain.

Not yet a member? To have access to this and future cocktail mixers, become an Associate Member starting at only 25 dollars. Purchase at the door, or in advance on our website:
http://www.mercerunion.org/join-support/
Memberships are valid for one full year from date of purchase. Your membership includes an annual artist edition!

Benjamin Ong is a Toronto-based musician and DJ, born in Brunei Darussalam and raised in western Canada and the Middle East.  While studying Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, he was a member of several bands, most notably Bocce who released 3 full length albums and toured throughout Canada playing several music festivals including Pop Montreal, Hillside Inside, LOLA, Canada Music Week, Kazoo, and Track and Field. As a DJ, Ong hosted several local music focused radio programs on the University of Waterloo’s 100.3 CKMS and was a resident DJ for the Global Warming dance party at Waterloo’s Starlight Social Club for over a decade. While Ong has mostly switched his focus towards his Engineering practice, his debut solo album under the name Grandmother Sago entitled Let’s Talk About Snakes is scheduled for independent release in the Fall of 2018.

Image: Benjamin Ong. Courtesy the artist.