steve Charles

steve Charles

 Tamworth, New South Wales, AUS

"Steve Charles and the Straydogs" are a six piece band who deliver cool easily digestable dance music, origninals and select covers for people who like to feel the groove and move. Steve writes and records music in all styles but loves dance music, club, reggae etc.


Steve Charles has been a songwriter for over twenty years, Music Oz (AUS) top ten finalist (Outback reggae) and ISC song of the year runner up (August heat 2008) and ISC suggested artist 2009 (Let's go!).
Steve has toured and recorded all the way around Australia and has over fifteen years of touring under his belt and supported Ross "Eagle Rock" Wilson, Janis Ian, Debra Conway, hugh Jackman, Golden Guitar winners Laurie Minson, Beccy Cole and Rob Brown and Marcia Hines.
Steve appears on many Australian albums such as golden Guitar Nomination 2010 Loves Story, Laurie Minson, Ryan Sampsons Croc Love, and Those Gals Latest album.
Steve has also worked and back Australian Idol top four finalist Roshani Priddis and top twenty five finalist Aaron Bolton and is a supporter of new and emerging talent.


1985 Old Dog - New trick (Album)
1986 Wreck (Single)
1988 Forgive me (single)
1989 Hope (EP)
1994 Steve Charles (Album)
2004 Welcome to Australia (Single)
2006 Outback reggae (Single) Music OZ top ten finalist 2007
2008 More (Album) with Champagne Charlies Jazz Band featuring "Lazy Fly Buzzin'"
2008 Metal Man (Instrumental Album)
2009 Let's Go! (Single)
2009 Aquattica (Instrumental EP)
Current single "I go round round round" due for release Dec 2009

Set List

Steve has a 2hour festival show
a 2 x 1:20 venue show
or a 3 X 45 min Pub show