STEVE COOKE - THE ARTIST
Genres: Rock / Folk / Blues
His father is a singer/songwriter from Liverpool/England, who was a guitarist and band member of the Australian band Max Merrit and the meteors.
In his early years in London (Henley), Steve formed the band Endever, which was supported by the all-star band the Dolphins (with members of Brand X, Pink Floyd and Fleetwood mac). He later worked with Robin Lumley (Brand X) on projects at Alley Cat studios/Reading.
While living in England, Steve also played principal characters in professional theater musicals, such as NY Broadway’s “Hair” (US cast-European tour), “Godspell,” and a rendition of the Who’s “Tommy” at the Apollo theatre in Oxford.
Steve Cooke also performed for prince Charles, William and Harry at the Beauford Polo club/UK for the Charkravarty Cup. In the US Steve has garnered nationwide airplay for his songs “Radio” and “Working for the USA”.
He is performing regularly with some of the best musicians in the world at renowned LA venues and has headlined the prestigious LA BritWeek Rock’ n’roll shows for the past 4 years with supporting musicians like Steve Ferrone & Sons of Cream.
Steve also performs in Europe, where he’s enjoyed airplay with his songs “Live for the moment”, "Radio" and "Change is Gonna come". Vox/RTL TV (biggest German TV station) screened twice a 10 minute documentary/reality show on Steve's new song "California girls like to RnR" including a live performance from Hollywood, which aired to over 3+ mil viewers twice. His latest single release “Light is Green” has been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award and is in consideration for a Grammy nomination in 2019.
Steve is a seasoned 12 and 6-string guitar player.
He can also be seen on Rob Schneider’s new Netflix original series, Real Rob season 2, where he portrays Paul McCartney’s guitarist Dusty Lane.