Steve Young

Steve Young

Ex Cellar Live Sessions

Presents

Steve Young

15th & 16th October 2022 @ 7pm

Ex Cellar Claygate (15th) & Surbiton (16th)

Claygate Tickets

Surbiton Tickets


“A top talent” says Radio 2’s Bob Harris, “Sublime & Beautiful” according to Radio 2’s Janice Long


Steve Young is a globe trotting session guitarist, teacher & entertainer turned Singer/Songwriter from the Isle of Wight. Early TV appearances with Lionel Richie & Peter Andre soon led to full time touring duties with world famous artists - most notably Savage Garden front man Darren Hayes which took Steve on trips around the world performing at the Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Brisbane QPAC, LA Roxy and many more concluding as co-writer on Darren's last album in 2012

Since writing and releasing the ‘Little Things EP' in 2014, and crowd funded debut Album ‘Troubadour' in 2016, Steve has performed at The London O2 - Country 2 Country Festival. Time Out London's 'Rising Stars of UK Country' Multiple shows at the Edinburgh Free Fringe, recorded live for Bob Harris' - Under The Apple Tree Sessions, opened for Carlene Carter (daughter of Johnny Cash's wife June Carter) as well as opening sets for Broadway Star - Ramin Karimloo, UK Blues Artist - Jo Harman, Brit Award winner Tom Odell (Help Refugees), folk singers Charlie Dore, Reg Meuross and many solo gigs & tours around the UK

His songs have enjoyed radio play around the world including BBC Radio 2, BBC Regional Stations, Radio Caroline, Chris Country Radio and 100's of community / online stations as well as a live performance on BBC Radio 2 to an audience of approx 7M listeners in Nov 2017

In 2017 Steve was Caffe Nero’s ‘Artist Of The Month’ playing over 45 in-store-performances from Aberdeen down to Portsmouth. Tracks are still play listed in all 850+ shops UK wide to this day. Festival appearances include: Country 2 Country, The Cornbury Festival, Buckle & Boots, TogFest 2017, Ventnor Fringe 2017, Liverpool’s Folk On The Dock, The Black Deer Festival, Millport Country Music Festival, Togfest 2018, The Little Rabbit Barn, Hard Rock Cafe, The Great Escape Brighton

His last studio album 'A Little North Of Nowhere’ was released in September 2018. Self produced and featuring many of the UK’S most exciting country session players and artists, the album has proven to be Steve’s strongest songwriting offering yet

In 2019, inspired by the Paul McCartney film 'Kisses from Hollywood', Steve recorded a full live album with a 7pc band in front of a small audience at his local studio in Stevenage. The whole album was recorded and filmed in one day. Featuring stunning versions of My Son, Integrity and previously unreleased Growing Up the album has become a firm favourite with followers across the globe