Steve Kozak Band Plays Pat’s Pub!
Join Maple Blues Award Winner Steve Kozak and his fine band featuring different special guest Blues artists every Wednesday night from 730 – 11 PM.
Your best mid-week bet for live Blues in Vancouver!
Check out this band Website: https://www.stevekozakband.com/
Steve Kozak Bio
Steve Kozak’s latest and fourth album ‘It’s Time’- The Steve Kozak Band, released in 2017 continues to hold its place into 2019 on the Roots Music Report Top 50 album and Soul Blues radio charts and is being featured on radio playlists across Canada, Europe and the USA.
Kozak’s original song ‘Goin’ Fishin’ from ‘It’s Time‘ was the featured theme song on the popular syndicated television show Gary Cooper’s Nice Fish for the 2018 television season.
Steve’s previously released self-promoted album Lookin’ at Lucky featuring Blues legend, James Harman, was very well received. Twice reaching #1 spots on Blues and Roots radio station top 20 charts in Canada, and hitting #10 in the top 50 Blues albums, getting radio play in the USA the year it was released.
Bruce Iglauer, head of the prestigious Chicago blues label Alligator Records, reviewed Lookin’ at Lucky and confirmed Steve’s arrival, commenting: “This is a well-crafted album, performed with taste and subtlety. Any Blues fan should enjoy it; I sure did.”
Holger Petersen, host of CBC Radio’s Saturday Night Blues and head of Stony Plain Records says…“Really been enjoying ‘Lookin’ At Lucky’. Well done all round.”
Throughout his career Steve has performed on stage with many blues greats including; James Harman, Duke Robillard, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne, Pee Wee Crayton, Big Joe Duskin, Sonny Rhodes, Eddie ‘The Chief’ Clearwater, Rod Piazza, Rick Estrin, Mark Hummel, Lee Oskar, Big Joe Louis, Tom Holland ‘The Shuffle King’; David Vest, Robin Banks, Mitch Woods, and rockabilly guitar legend Evan Johns.
Some career highlights include being an instructor and performing at the 2018 Hornby Island Blues workshops, performing with The Duke Robillard Band, (subbing in for an injured Duke) on guitar as he fronted the band at two sold out shows at the 2015 Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, performances at the 2018 Vernon Winter Carnival Blues Festival, The 2018 Calgary International Blues Festival, host of the 2018, 2017, 2015 after hours All-Star Blues jam for the Edmonton International Blues Festival,The Edmonton International Blues Festival 2010, 2012, 2016 Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival; the 2014 Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival, the 2016 Alpine Blossom Festival at Sun Peaks Resort, Sun Peaks BC, Big Blues Bender All-Star Jam at the Riviera Casino lounge in Las Vegas, The El Macombo in Toronto, 2012, The Pender Harbour Blues Festival, 2010, 2013, 2014; Hwy.101 Music Festival, The Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016, The Calgary Mid-Winter Blues Festival 2013, Powell River Blues Festival, 2011, 2012 Rare Earth Music Festival 2011 (Vernon BC), The Maple Ridge Blues Festival, The Gastown Chili and Blues Festival in Vancouver and numerous engagements at the renowned and very highly rated western Canadian live music venue, The Dream Cafe in Penticton BC.
Steve Kozak has also opened shows in Vancouver for Nick Curran and the Low-Lifes, Rick Estrin and the Night Cats, Maria Muldaur, The Lee Boys, Matt & Nikki Hill and ‘Super Harp’ James Cotton.
The Steve Kozak Band is Maple Blues Award winner: Steve Kozak, guitar and vocals, Michael Kalanj, piano and organ (Powder Blues Band, Jim Byrnes, Spencer Davis, Chris Isaak Show) , Roger Brant on bass guitar, ( Hound Dog, Amos Garrett, ) ‘Steady Rollin’ John Nolan on drums (Sonny Phillips, Jimmy Smith, Mose Allison, Joe Pass, Linton Garner, Wynton Marsalis, Herb Ellis, Tal Farlow, Charlie Byrd.)
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