Steve is an award winning Americana artist with strong roots in the singer songwriter tradition, country and rock. His influences include The Beatles, Townes Van Zandt, Pete Seeger, and Steve Earle, among others. He’s a regular on the Hudson Valley scene with a steadily growing fan base nationwide.
In 2011, Steve won the Hudson Valley SongFest Emerging Artist Competition, Wildflower! Music and Art Festival songwriting competition, Woody Guthrie Songwriting Contest (Third Place) and was a Kerrville New Folk finalist. In 2010, Steve was the grand prize winner of the Music 2Life songwriting competition for “The Wall Street Fat Cat Tax Payer Bail Out Blues”.
Steve’s first C.D. “It Is What It Is” reached number 12 on the folk D.J. Charts in 2007. He’s currently working on his latest C.D. with producer Peter Calo set for a January national release. Steve plays Gibson and Gretsch guitars.