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Steve J. Dawson

Steve J. Dawson

Singer Songwriter / Folk Rock Chicago, IL  US
In The Glow - demo
In The Glow - demo
Del Mar, 1976
Del Mar, 1976
Saskatchewan To Chicago
Saskatchewan To Chicago


Steve Dawson - Today She Found The Way To Break My Heart


  • 2014

    Jun 15

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Shelley solo in the round with Steve Dawson and Rachel Drew. Reservations required to guarantee seating.

  • 2014

    Apr 12

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Shelley Miller & the BCC and Steve Dawson and Funeral Bonsai Wedding

  • 2014

    Feb 3

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Five 30-minute acoustic acts | Cash bar

  • 2013

    Nov 25

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:30pm

    Show begins at 8 pm | a great acoustic night | cash bar | 21+ only

  • 2012

    Oct 12

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm


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  • Robert Allen (Artist)
    Robert Allen
    Outstanding Music & Performance
  • Max Greco (Artist)
    Max Greco
    hey steve, got a soulful voice really just remembering me 'the man' van morrison, what a blessing. bravissimo! un saluto dalla italia
  • Chris Austin Martinez (Artist)
    Chris Austin Martinez
    From one song writer to another... Way to go Steve! Great songs, my friend. Nice voice and guitar work!
  • Mike A. Corey (Artist)
    Mike A. Corey
    Great songs! Every single one was wonderful :)
  • Ben Aaron (Artist)
    Ben Aaron
    Wonderful, original songs, Steve. You have a way with arranging and singing these tunes. Keep up the good work. From another songster, -Ben Aaron
  • Michael Clay Mills (Artist)
    Michael Clay Mills
    I love "Waiting". Great tune, it has a beautiful gospel feel!



Sounds Like: Neil Young, George Harrison, Van Morrison (Official), Elliott Smith, Wilco

Label: Kernel Sound / Undertow

Manager: Bob Andrews / Undertow

Bio: 'I will miss the trumpets and the drums' is the latest and finest distillation yet of Steve Dawson's joyous effort to combine folk, country, pop and soul into an organic musical whole - a goal he's been working on both solo and with his long running band, Dolly Varden, for over a decade. Original...See Full Bio

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Steve J. Dawson has a show on 06/15/2014 at 07:00 PM @ Uncommon Ground -Clark in Chicago, IL http://www.reverbnation.com/p/7MYMEQ #concert


"Few Chicago singer-songwriters have been as solid for as long as Steve Dawson—and part of the reason has to be that he's never changed his impeccably crafted mix of twang, soul, and pop in order to follow a trend. He writes great songs and sings them beautifully"

— Chicago Reader

Recent Blogs

new song, "Obsidian"
Nov 17, 2009

I've uploaded the first song from my new album. The song is called, "obsidian" a... [more]


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