Vancouver born Steve Kozak has been a mainstay on the western Canadian Blues scene since the mid-eighties. Backed by his some of Vancouver’s top musicians Kozak has built a reputation as one of Canada’s premier Blues acts and is known as the go to guy in Vancouver for the west coast Blues sound.
An accomplished and tasty guitar player with a relaxed vocal style Kozak has been winning over fans performing his up-tempo brand of jump, swing and working man’s blues to enthusiastic audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
Gaining national recognition in 2013 Steve Kozak won a Maple Blues Award for New Artist or Group of the Year. Nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award for Blues Artist of the Year in 2017 and 2018 by Break Out West.
The Steve Kozak Band is: Steve Kozak, guitar and vocal, Michael Kalanj, piano and organ (Powder Blues Band, Jim Byrnes, Spencer Davis, Chris Isaak), Roger Brant, bass, (Houndog, Amos Garrett, David Burgin) and 'Steady Rollin' John Nolan on the drums (Sonny Phillips, Jimmy Smith, Mose Allison, Joe Pass, Linton Garner, Wynton Marsalis, Herb Ellis, Tal Farlow, Charlie Byrd).