Originally a rock bassist in the Boston and Providence music scene, Steve moved to New York City in 2005 and was quickly inspired by the urban landscape and it’s culture. This led to a new creative endeavor as Steve began to write songs based on his observations and experiences. Steve recently relocated back to Providence’s thriving music scene and can be heard live at various venues, coffee shops, and festivals.
Steve draws on songwriting influences, including Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Warren Zevon, Elvis Costello, Mark Knopfler, Lou Reed and Van Morrison for their ability to capture the human side of life.
The Plant is Steve’s first full length album, recorded at No Boundaries Studios in Providence and features Chris Piquette on electric guitars (Chris also recorded and engineered the album), Dylan Sevey on drums, backup vocals and acoustic guitar, Brendan Moore on Hammond B3, and David Greer who delivers a killer guitar solo on Foot Traffic. Release Date, November 2014
Steve recorded his first ep I Never Knew in February 2014. The ep features Steve’s acoustic bass and vocals.
Steve Volkmann plays Martin acoustic bass and guitar. He also plays Fender and Tobias electric basses along with Bose and TC Electronic and Fishman amplification.
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