Born in St. Paul, MN and raised on the Iron Range, Steve was raised around music. His mother was a classically trained pianist, and encouraged all her children to explore music. He got his first guitar when he was 14, and after a couple of years of just messing around he decided to get serious. His first real stage experience with a band was performing for his High School with a band assembled from classmates, he was hooked from then on.
Steve has performed with Black Silk, Gravel, Mixer, Denny and the Tornados, Melva Lee, Rush Hour and is Baby Blues and the No Attitude Band voted "Best Local Band" for 2011 in Nashville, TN. Currently performing with several members of Baby Blues as "The Hunter Johnson Band.