Steve Young

A magnetic fusion of acoustic pop and alternative country


About Steve Young

Steve Young has been on the Hertfordshire Music Scene since 2008 teaching hundreds of local musicians old and young. Originally from the Isle of Wight - Steve moved to London after securing a major deal with Warner/ZTT as guitarist for the band Rehab. His career then side stepped into session playing starting with appearances on Top Of The Pops with Peter Andre and V Graham Norton with Lionel Richie. In 2007 he joined ex Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes as his guitarist and eventual co-writer. Over 5 years they travelled the world performing on Radio, TV and venues inc The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Sydney State Theatre, QPAC Arena and the LA Roxy to name a few. 2012 found Steve working as band leader for West End superstar Ramin Karimloo. Playing acoustic country versions of Musical Theatre classics they toured the USA, UK and S. Korea. More recently Steve has written and released three albums, featuring on the UK’s Caffe Nero playlist, Radio 2, Under The Apple Tree, C2C, Edinburgh Fringe, Cornbury, Black Deer Festival, UK tours and local venues. During the pandemic Steve performed a daily set online for 75 days in a row and continues to perform to fans worldwide from his Facebook page. He also raised money for a local charity to celebrate Sir Tom Moore’s #100 Challenge by performing 100 songs back-to-back, online, for nearly 6 hours. A new EP written and recorded during Lockdown is due later in 2021.