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Steve Young

London, United Kingdom

Musician

www.steveyounguk.com

London based Guitarist/Vocals/Songwriter with TV/Radio/Touring experience UK, Canadian & US Tours with West End star Ramin Karimloo as Musical Director Three world tours with Darren Hayes (ex Savage Garden). Venues included Jubillee Concert Hyde Park, O2 Wireless, The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Shepherds Bush Empire, Trafalger Square, Sydney State Theatres. Countless Radio & TV performances worldwide. Published Songwriter. Co-Writes with Tom Nichols, Darren Hayes, Holly Lamar, Martin Brammer, Lizzy Pattinson and many more Great Image, Top level pro equipment. Endorsed by Gibson Guitars & Orange Amps. Also available for Solo Entertainment (Acoustic Covers) for Pubs, Clubs, Parties & Weddings. Own PA.

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Physical Details

Height:
182 cm / 6ft 0in
Chest:
101 cm / 40 in
Weight:
70 kg / 154 lbs
Waist:
81 cm / 32in
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Shoe size:
9.0 UK / 10.0 US / 43.0 Euro
Skin colour:
Tanned
Hair colour:
Brown
Eye colour:
Brown
Hair length:
Short

Experience

2013
  • Ramin Karimloo - MD/Guitars & Vocals : Three Date tour of South Korea, Seoul, Gyanju, Korea, South
  • Ramin Karimloo - MD/Guitars & Vocals : 6 Week tour of the USA. Broadway to Bluegrass., LA, Austin, Dallas, Tyler, Nashville, Philly, DC, Boston, NYC, Baltimore..., USA
2012
  • Ramin Karimloo - MD/Guitars & Vocals : 3 Date Texas high school tour - Dallas, Austin, Texarkarna, Dallas, USA
  • USA Tour : 12 Date US tour with Ramin Karimloo as MD/Guitars & Vocals - inc New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Toronto...., New York, USA
  • Little Lake Festival - Toronto. Canada (July) : Musical Director and Performer for Ramin Karimloo. Cap 10,000, Peterborough, Canada
  • UK Theatre Tour (may) : 10 Date UK Theatre Tour with Ramin Karimloo, 22 Piece Band. Royal Festival, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Gateshead Gage..and more, London, UK
  • Hyde Park Jubilee Performance (June) : Performing with Ramin Karimloo & 57 Piece Orchestra. Cap 50,000, London, UK
  • ITV Charity Event - Hilton : Live acoustic performance with Darren Hayes, Manchester, UK
  • TV Performance : ITV - 'This Morning' - with Darren Hayes performing Blood Stained Heart, London, UK
  • Live Radio (national) : Live Radio 2 performance with Darren Hayes - Terry Wogan, London, UK
  • Regional Radio Tour : UK wide Radio tour with Darren Hayes - Live acoustic performances of Blood Stained Heart, London, UK
  • Live Radio (national) : Live Radio 2 performance with Ramin Karimloo - Aled Jones, London, UK
  • Album Launch Showcase : Sony Showcase at Cafe de Paris for West End Star - Ramin Karimloo, London, UK
2011
  • Live Radio (national) : Live Radio 2 performance with Darren Hayes - Jo Whiley, London, UK
  • Australian Tour - Darren Hayes : Theatre Tour of Australia (Album - Secret Codes & Battleships), Sydney, Australia
  • UK Tour - Darren Hayes : Theatre Tour of UK (Album - Secret Codes & Battleships), London, UK
  • Darren Hayes : TV and Radio promotion, London, UK
  • Wembley Arena with Darren Hayes : Wembley Arena performance - supporting Roxette, London, UK
2010
  • Danielle Spencer : Promotional Dates - Live Acoustic performances, London, UK
  • Lizzy Pattinson : IOW festival & O2 Wireless Festival, London, UK
  • Lizzy Pattinson : Guitarist & Co-Writer, London, UK
2009
  • Darren Hayes : Co-writing & Recording for new Album, London, UK
2008
  • Live DVD - Time Machine Tour - Darren Hayes : DVD of Brisbane QPAC Arena Show - reached No.1 in the UK Video Charts, Brisbane, Australia
  • Playsomething Rock Academy : Band Tutor, Ware, UK
  • JuicyMusik Productions : Co-Writer & Guitarist, London, UK
2007
  • Darren Hayes : World Tour, London, UK
  • Live Radio tour (USA) : Live acoustic performances and concerts with Darren Hayes, New York, USA
  • Live Radio Tour (Australia) : Live acoustic performances and concerts with Darren Hayes, Sydney, Australia
2005
  • Delta Goodrem : Guitarist - TV Promo, London, UK
2004
  • Peter Andre : Guitarist - TV Promo, London, UK
  • Mania (BMG) : Live Guitarist & BV's, London, UK
  • TV Session Player : TOTP, CD:UK, GMTV, MTV, T4, ITV, Graham Norton, Parkinson - Various Arists, London, UK
  • Entertainer : Solo/Duo/Trio corporate entertainment, London, UK
2002
  • Lionel Richie : Guitarist - TV Promo, London, UK
1996
  • Rehab : Band Member (Rock Band - ZTT/Warner), London, UK

Music

Steve Young (Live with Darren Hayes)

A medley of some of the live audio from The Time Machine Tour with Darren Hayes

Guitar ability:
  Expert
Vocal range:
  Tenor
Vocal ability:
  Lead singer
Composer ability:
  Expert
Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Country
Influences: U2Pink FloydEric ClaptonMuseEd SheeranMichael KiwanukaHudson TaylorAvett Bros

Steve is a fantastic Entertainer, guitarist, lead/backing vocalist and songwriter. With over 20 yrs of playing experience on the world wide stage, TV, Radio and in the Studio. He is available for Touring, Studio Recording & Writing sessions, Corporate Entertainment and Mentoring/Teaching. Steve has a current US O-1 Visa

Musical Director/Guitars/Vocals – Ramin Karimloo

In Jan 2012 Steve began working as Musical Director for Ramin Karimloo. A leading west end actor (Phantom of the Opera, Les Mis, Miss Siagon) Ramin has a huge international following. Ramin’s self titled debut album Songs Of The Human Heart was released in the UK, CAN, Asia and in the USA. In addition to playing guitar on this album Steve, with Ramin, has performed on UK TV, Radio Shows and a 10 Date Theatre Tour with Conductor David Shrubsole and his 22 piece Orchestra.

Steve’s first major role as MD was to arrange and organise Ramin’s home coming show at Peterborough’s Little Lake Festival. Hiring local Canadian musicians to join them on stage and perform to a 10,000 strong audience.

In September 2012 Ramin took his Tour to the US for 12 Dates on the East Coast/New York area, Georgia, Chicago and Toronto. Steve joined Ramin in America as MD, Guitarist and Vocalist. The shows were a huge success by any artist’s standards for a first time tour of the USA. These have been closely by further tours of the USA including the Award Winning Broadway-to-Bluegrass show and three dates in South Korea.

Guitar/Vocals – Darren Hayes

From 2007 to 2012 Steve has been a full time band member for Darren Hayes- a world-class pop star since his days with the pop duo Savage Garden. As guitarist for Darren, Steve has written, recorded and performed in Australia, America, Canada, Russia, Europe and the UK. Both with the full band and also a handful of ‘Acoustic Specials’ as a duo with Darren playing on TV shows, News networks, Radio stations, Record & Book stores, charity events & theatres in New York & Philadelphia.

The 2008 Live DVD of Darren’s acclaimed Time Machine Tour hit the UK No1 spot on the week of its release

In 2011 Steve accompanied Darren on his current campaign to promote his album ‘Secret Codes & Battleships’ released OCT 2011. As co-writer on the album and guitarist on many of the tracks they have performed in Australia and the UK where the tour concluded with a sold out show at London’s Wembley Arena supporting the Swedish band Roxette. The band have also performed on Jo Whiley’s Radio 2 show, The Legendary Terry Wogan show, ITV, The Blackpool ‘Switch On’ Concert and the Bournemouth International Centre.

ARTIST

Steve is an artist in his own right performing sets of original songs, co-writes and covers. In this role he has sold out shows in Malta, Nine dates in Saigon and has travelled all over the world inc France, Sweden, Poland, Malta, Greece, Vietnam & the USA as a corporate entertainer. He has also played in Nashville and New Orleans as a guest singer. In Apr 2012 Steve recorded at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis Tennessee.

ENDORSMENTS

Steve is endorsed and kindly supported by Orange Amplifiers, Gibson UK Guitars and the Playsomething Rock Academy in Hertfordshire.

Steve has also performed with other established artists such as Lizzy Pattinson (IOW Festival 2010, O2 Wireless 2010, Ronnie Scotts), Lionel Richie, Peter Andre, Delta Goodrem, Gareth Gates, James Walsh, Adam Ant and Danielle Spencer to name a few.

PLEASE VISIT www.steveyounguk.com FOR MORE INFORMATION

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