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Stephen Hardy Palmer - singing guitarist, touring performer. Now based in Gatineau Quebec, Steve began his career in Edmonton, Alberta, during the 1960's Folk and Psychedelic Rock era. His local bands routinely opened for many of the touring greats- Led Zeppelin, Cream, The Who etc and were local Light Show favourites. These days his solo acoustic shows are inspired by the great songwriter's and performers of that era - Gordon Lightfoot, Ian Tyson, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen... In the new millenium he has released five albums and, recently, a new EP.

"His passion to entertain is infectious!" - The O'Pasquia Times

 Edmonton 'Music Hall of Fame' 2018


 “Nice Playin!” -Valdy 

 "That's a pretty good song to open a show!" -Stuart McLean (The Vinyl Cafe, 'Welcome 
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“One of Western Canada’s best singer/songwriters!” - Gary Fjellgaard 

 "My kind of music!" - Paul Mills

 "Stephen Palmer played our club and definitely won over hearts and minds "- Peter Pirquet, Full Moon Folk Club, Edmonton AB  

 "With his fine original songs, solid picking and easy-going humour, Steve Palmer earned a strong encore from our very appreciative audience." -Vic Bell, Nickelodeon Music Club (Calgary AB)


“Stephen Palmer was a great addition to our Spring line-up, providing depth and variety that was much appreciated by our audience."Heartwood Folk Club, Athabasca  AB

“Stephen's heartfelt lyrics, deep melodic vocals and deft guitar work charmed the hall" Mayne Island  Folk Club, Mayne BC

“... Steve engages the audience easily and takes them with him on his musical journey. The results are beautiful.” - LWKossey, Chemainus BC

 “Great songs, great playing and singing, great stage presence.  All awesome. “ Carla Nemiroff, Artistic Director, Silverton BC


"Steve always draws a crowd for his concerts. Very talented man!" Ardyth Clark-Wilson, Leipzig Serenity Centre, SK

"A wonderful evening! Our 'twenty-somethings' enjoyed Steve's concert just as much as all of us older folk. We're looking forward to doing it again next year." -Joan Trott, Artistic Director Hamiota Manitoba 

"His knowledge of music history is phenomenal. He sings well and can he ever play a guitar! He should consider teaching and share his knowledge. He explains the history of a song then follows! He interacts with the audience and we all sang along." -Don Tait Quill Lake Arts Council, SK  

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phone: 613 606 1948

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