GUELPH – Beyond Steve Strongman’s talent as a songwriter, guitarist and front man is his ability to engage his audience and deliver an outstanding performance at every live show.
With his inimitable guitar playing and soulful vocals, Strongman delivers incredible performances with power and passion.
He’ll be playing at the Guelph Little Theatre on May 6.
Strongman has a way of stirring a crowd that evokes the emotion, maturity and authenticity of classic blues themes, organizers say.
His music speaks for truth and passion and offers hope for the soul in the face of hard times in a way that leaves audiences craving more. In a musical world of many pretenders, Steve Strongman is as real and authentic as it gets.
Strongman’s resume includes stints opening for guitar legends such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Johnny Winter.
The performer’s breakthrough 2012 release A Natural Fact was hailed as a standout, earning Maple Blues Awards for Recording, Songwriter, and Guitarist of the Year as well as a 2013 Juno Award for Blues Recording of the Year.
In 2014 he was thrice-nominated at the Maple Blues Awards (Guitar Player, Electric Act, and Entertainer of the Year) and in 2015 received a second Juno nod for Blues Album of the Year for Let Me Prove It To You.
In 2018, No Time Like Now, was a Juno award nominee for Blues Album of the Year and in 2019, Strongman won Best Guitarist for the Solo Duo Category at the
International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
His 2019 release Tired of Talkin is earning rave reviews and showcases why Strongman is one of the most exciting performers on the scene today.
Doors open for the May 6 show in Guelph at 7:30pm; shows starts at 8pm. Tickets are $38 at eventbrite.ca.