It has been stated that singer/guitarist Steve Porter’s songs have left a person feeling they had been on a trip around the world.
He feels that his experiences, along with the many people that have inspired his life and music throughout the years, have enhanced his appreciation for the many people, religions, cultures and music from around the planet, thus setting the tone for a diverse repertoire of original songs.
Steve studied guitar with Red Shea whose performed with Gordon Lightfoot and Ian and Sylvia. He has performed with the likes of Gordie Tapp and Noel Harrison, as well as musician and composer Jack Lenz.
In addition to his many local performances, Steve has made appearances at festivals including the Mariposa Folk Festival, York Region’s Festival of the Arts, Newmarket’s Folk and Blues and Windfall Ecology festivals.
His debut CD, Take a Second Look, received airplay in York Region and around Europe with rave responses from European disc jockeys. His second CD is entitled Sacred Room. Steve currently spends his time performing and contributing to causes that are close to his heart.