Steve Payne has been variously described as the one of the UK’s most versatile guitarists in both the Electric and Acoustic genres and has also been described in the press as ” one of the Music business’s best kept secrets ”
He started out in the Folk Clubs during the Folk / Blues boom in the 70’s ‘ featured with Joanna Carlin then signed to DJM Records on Loudon Wainwright 3rd’s tour of Europe, moved on to form new wave punk outfit ‘ Brent Ford & The Nylons ; since then he’s worked , toured and shared the stage with many well known artists including B B King & Dr John.
With a list of solo and band albums ( www.digitdocrecords.com) and an expansive history in the UK and Canada in particular of Radio & Television appearances to his name he is still touring annually in Europe and N America as a Blues / Roots /singer songwriter / solo artist and with UK guitarist Paul Hobday.
Variously described as one of the UK’s most unique and versatile guitarists, Steve Payne is also feted as a talented and non– predictable singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, wordsmith and story-teller. In 2010, Steve teamed up with Paul Hobday, a Westcountry “gun for hire” guitar player to form a powerful duo who have toured extensively in Europe and Ontario, Canada.