Raised in Greensboro, NC, Steve blends rhythmic rock guitar with catchy, melodic hooks & clever lyrics to form his upbeat and fun musical style. He studied music performance at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC & has played stages from The House of Blues, The Rock Boat music festival, all the way to acoustic home shows. He's been touring the country non-stop (solo & full band) with national acts like Sister Hazel & Michael Tolcher for 7 years. Steve's three full-length records have been nominated for "Album Of The Year" at The 12th, 15th, & 17th annual Independent Music Awards. Steve also loves film, golf, sports, cigars... & high-fives. He smiles a lot, too.