Steve Kozak has been a mainstay on the western Canadian Blues scene since the mid-eighties performing his up-tempo brand of working man’s blues to enthusiastic audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest. Backed by some of Vancouver’s top musicians, Steve has built a reputation as one of western Canada’s premier Blues acts. This year Kozak gained national attention by winning the Maple Blues Award for New Artist of the Year.
Throughout his career Steve has shared the stage, and played with many Blues greats including; Pee Wee Crayton, James Harman, Big Joe Duskin, Sonny Rhodes, Eddie ‘The Chief’ Clearwater, Duke Robillard, Rod Piazza, Rick Estrin, Mark Hummel, Lee Oskar, Nick Curran, Big Joe Louis, Mitch Woods, Tom Holland, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, Miss Robin Banks, and Rockabilly guitar legend Evan Johns.
The 2013 Maple Blues Award winner has recently released his fourth and highly anticipated CD ‘LOOKIN’ AT LUCKY’, a compilation of original compositions featuring special guest James Harman. It has twice reach #1 spots on Blues and Roots radio station top 20 charts in Canada, hit #10 in the top 50 Blues albums getting radio play in the US and has been receiving rave reviews since its release in August of 2012.