Steve Tannen

Steve Tannen


Lyrical Pop, Paul Simon meets Ryan Adams.


Steve Tannen is a nationally touring performer and songwriter. He was the Grand Prize Winner in both the 2001 Mid-Atlantic and USA Songwriting Competitions; his debut CD, Big Senorita, was named one of Performing Songwriter Magazines "Top 12 Indie Releases of the Year" in 2001. His music has appeared on the WB's TV shows "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek."

Born in New York City, Steve grew up in Australia, Canada, and New York. The son of a jazz pianist and the grandson of a magician, he started performing early and learned music at home. Steve spent several years working odd jobs around the U.S., writing, performing, and developing a personal musical style of folk and rock.

In addition to his solo work, Steve is currently a member of two other musical projects: The Tannen Brothers (with brother Greg Tannen), and The Weepies (with collaborator Deb Talan). Steve's second solo CD, "Stopped at a Green Light," was released on September 12, 2003.


The Weepies, "Happiness" (Dec. 2003)
Collaborative project based around songwriters Steve Tannen and Deb Talan. Happy folk-pop.

Steve Tannen "Stopped at a Green Light" (Sept. 2003).
Steve's second independent solo release, a feelingful rock and roll CD that contains "Picture of You" (Grand Prize Winner in both the USA Songwriting Competition and Mid-Atlantic Song Competition) and "Allison is Crazy," featured on the WB's TV show "Party of Five"

Steve Tannen "Big Senorita" (2000)
Steve's solo debut, a quiet pop CD. Named as one of Performing Songwriter Magazine's Top 12 DIY CD's of the year, 2001. This CD contains the track "Love in Vain" which was featured on "Dawson's Creek."

Set List

Allison is Crazy
Brother Uptown
Picture of You
Sing Me to Sleep
Sick to the Bone
Rocks and Water
Vegas Baby
If You Don't Feel That Way
Late Night Phone Call
San Francisco
Yours if You Want Me
Shelter Hotel
Stopped at a Green Light
Dating a Porn Star
Don't Go Away
Good Times
Love in Vain
Love Come Knockin'