Inspired by the craftsmanship of songwriters Neil Young, John Martyn & Nick Drake, Hull-born, London-resident Steve Dagleish now performs his original songs, interpretations of 'trad' and contemporary songs, with vocalist Carolyne.
Steve & Carolyne played headline gigs to capacity audiences at London's Green Note & Harrison, Saltburn & Staithes in his native Yorkshire and on the Seafront Stage for Lyme Folk Weekend, where they opened for Ranagri in the Marine Theatre,
Steve's duo opened for Ranagri to a sold-out Slaughtered Lamb in London in March & Steve performed solo alongside Greg Hancock & Alex Seel at the Harrison in May as part of their Songwriter Circle Tour. The duo performed in the Acoustic Marquee at TribFest on August 17th and played four sets over two days at Cornwall Folk Festival August 24th & 25th. They performed at Lustleigh Village Show on August 26th and closed Friday's programme on the Seafront Stage at Lyme Folk Weekend on August 30th.
A successful tour with Ranagri, playing major venues in Scotland, followed sold-out London solo concerts, closing the summer with performances at Lyme Folk Weekend [including opening for festival headliners Show of Hands].
In 2017, Steve toured with Ranagri in the Spring, played several festivals and sell-out solo concerts up and down the UK and is currently writing a third original album and preparing a 2018 tour.
He toured the UK in Spring 2016 following sell-out London headline gigs with son John Dagleish. Steve played several festivals in the Summer, and released a second album 'Yours for Eternity' following a sell-out London launch.
In 2015, Steve supported Chris Wood, collaberated with Ranagri and headlined Saltburn Folk Club's 'Original Alternative Concert'. His debut album 'Only Losers Write on Bridges' received extensive airplay on mainstream and digital radio stations