Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band, with Steve on fiddle and some calling, for fantastic ceilidhs in Devon and beyond, www.bluejewel.info.
The Haldon Quartet. Top calibre classical string quartet performing in Devon, the south-west, and beyond. Haldon Quartet.
4 Seasons string quartet. Fantastic string quartet in the south-west for weddings, and other functions. Top class musicians, enormous repertoire from classical to pop, and great service.
Mike’s band, Dumbo’s Feather, is a traditional Irish/Scottish/World Folk trio featuring three vastly experienced traditional folk musicians. www.facebook.com/dumbosfeatherband/.
Villages in Action, the fantastic rural touring scheme for Devon, bringing great music and theatre to village halls throughout the county, with the help of local volunteer promoters. Mike and Steve are touring Devon with ViA in Autumn 2016.
Devon Irish Set Dancers. As well as enjoying playing wonderful lively Irish jigs, polkas and reels, Steve also enjoys dancing to them at the Irish set dancing evenings in Newton Abbot each Wednesday. The basic steps are not difficult, the music is great to dance to, and it’s a very friendly crowd who meet at the Jolly Farmer, under the expert guidance of the lovely Maggie Daniel. Come and give it a go!
The Carnival Band. Steve played drums and fiddle in this great band between 1999 and 2017. They tour tour regularly with folk legend Maddy Prior. There is also info about the Carnival Band and Maddy Prior at the Park Records website.
Radio Devon. Great music, chat shows and news about Devon.
Headway Music Audio designed and manufacture the excellent “Band” pickup and EDB-1 preamp that Steve uses for top quality amplification of his violin in gigs. Steve highly recommends their top end pickups and other kit for violin and other acoustic instruments.