Steve Thorpe

Steve Thorpe

BandBlues

Steve is a straight-ahead aggressive blues guitar player and singer. Even though known for his hard hitting Chicago/Texas style, Steve will occasionally pull out a dobro and do a set of his favorite delta songs if the mood hits and the crowd is right.

Biography

Born in Kentucky, Steve Thorpe is currently living on the East Coast of Florida in the U.S.A. Steve is a straight-ahead aggressive blues guitar player and singer. Even though known for his hard hitting Chicago/Texas style, Steve will occasionally pull out a dobro and do a set of his favorite delta songs if the mood hits and the crowd is right.
Steve works through GBA Talent, Burbank, California, with Geoffrey Blumenauer as president. Steve has been Geoff’s emergency blues guitar slinger to cover shows with the likes of Gregg Allman, Spencer Davis, Smokey Wilson and more. Plus Geoffrey, (a.k.a. YN-3) pushes Steve’s live work and recordings. Steve and Geoff, besides being business associates, are also close personal friends. They share exploding pistols, parking lots in the middle of the night, and long train rides. All blues, all the time...except when Todd Taylor calls and says bring a dobro and lets do some pickin'. Steve grew up in Eastern Kentucky listening to bluegrass his entire childhood. Steve says that bluegrass style dobro is what led him ultimately to the blues.

Discography

Live Down & Dirty
Trouble