The Rockabillyblues and Soul Man : Steve Hooker

Stripped Down Stompin' Band

www.stevehooker.co.uk

Steve Hooker - Honky Tonk Man
Photo Axel Beinert 2001. "Holiday Inn"

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CROWMATIC JULY 2017

STEVE HOOKER
STRIPPED DOWN
STOMPIN' BAND

Saturday 1st
Flying Pig Cambridge 8pm
Saturday 8th
Olde Smack Leigh on Sea 8pm
Sunday 9th
South Records Southend on Sea
in store appearance 2pm
Saturday 15th
Beecroft Southend on Sea
"Looking For Johnny" 2.30pm
Saturday 22nd
Old Garrison Shoeburyness
8pm
Friday 28th
Ten Green Bottles Leigh on Sea
8pm

"Touring and Recording
since 1977"

New Mini Album
"CROWMATIC"
CD and Download


 

Stripped Down Logo
STEVE - GUITAR, BOTTLENECK, VOX
(Heat, Shakers, Bozmen, Rumble, Drugbuster)
VIC - FENDER BASS
BRIAN - DRUMS, BV's

PLUS GUEST HARMONICA
THE SAME KREWE WHO CUT THE ACCLAIMED
"STAGGER LEE IS BACK" AND "SUGAR DEVIL" 

Steve has the scars to remember The Heat (punk rock 'n' roll 1977), The Shakers (rhythm 'n' blues from hell 1982 - 1987),
Boz and The Bozmen (glam rockabilly 1988) and Rumble (raw rockabilly 1994 - 1997) by.

He also played and recorded with Wilko Johnson (Dr Feelgood and Blockheads),
Boz Boorer (Polecats and Morrissey), Captain Drugbuster (Demented Are Go),
Levi Dexter (Rockats and Ripchords) and SHiNE EYE (Mocking Bird Gal).
Ram Jam Geno Washington, Mr Maybellene, Chuck Berry, Small Faces Steve Marriott,
New York Dolls Johnny Thunders and Red Hot Robert Gordon were happy to share stages with
the rockabillyblues and soulman too.

Since 2004, this Stripped Down Stompin' Band has blazed a trail across France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Spain and the UK. (Steve also headlined Rough House (Japan) with Boz Boorer in 2003 and toured the East Coast (USA) with an American line up in 2005).

They have made their mark at significant venues and festivals including Tattooed Lady (Spain),
the London 100 Club with Robert Gordon, Rock 'n' Soul (UK),Walldorf Rock 'n' Roll Weekender (Germany),
Beach Rock (Holland), Festival De la Jeunesse (France), Kustom Kulture Blast Off (UK),
Secret Garden (UK), 100 Ans De Rock 'n' Roll (France) and headlined Paulettes (France).

"Boptown" CD (2004), Stagger Lee Is Back" CD (2006), Sugar Devil" Vinyl EP (2009),
"Before The Rooster Crows" CD (2010) and "Rockabilly Dolls" CD with Levi Dexter all gained airplay and
good press. The Promo clip for "Stagger Lee Is back" with Pin Up Bernie Dexter notched up almost
50,000 hits on YouTube!

With the new line up in 2012 they played at Gaz' Rockin' Blues London, Rockabilly Street (Holland), Southend Pier Festival (UK), Streetstyled (Belgium), Secret Garden Party (UK), 100 Ans de Rock 'n' Roll (Belgium), recorded live for BBC Suffolk, released "Smokin' Guitar" CD (2013), "Otis Lift Me" Vinyl Single (2014) and "Duende Blues" CD (2016) and Steve made a cameo appearance in the film "Looking For Johnny"(2014). 2017 is lookin' good with a new CD and Download Album almost ready to roll, bookings into 2018, Airplay and Press and new interest from Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan, Canada and the USA.

Bernie Dexter
Photo Levi Dexter "Bernie Dexter"

2001 Toured
2002 Toured
2003 Toured
2004 Toured
2005 Toured
2006 Toured
2007 Toured
2008 Toured
2009 Toured
2010 Toured
2011 Toured
2012 Toured
2013 Toured
2014 Toured
2015 Toured
2016 Toured
2017 Booked
2018 Booked

 


Steve Hooker Family Train Photo
Photo Hooker Family Archive. "Loco Steve"


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