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Residence: Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Origin: Edmonton AB, Canada

Genre: Canadiana, Folk-Roots

Years Active: 1966 - Present

Label: Steve Palmer Music


Phone: 613 606 1948


 “Nice Playin!” -Valdy 

 "That's a pretty good song to open a show!" -Stuart McLean (The Vinyl Cafe)

“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  


Stephen Hardy Palmer (aka Steve Palmer) is a Canadian Guitarist- Singer-Songwriter with over 50 years live playing experience. LA vocalist and Leonard Cohen interpreter Jennifer Warnes dubbed Stephen a 'Lifer', i.e. someone who has made his music his life. Highlights in his arena rock 60's include opening for Led Zeppelin, Cream, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, Jesse Colin Young, and Tina Turner. Through his many years of practising his craft Steve has found his own voice in the new millenium, self releasing several albums of his own 'Original and Traditional' roots music. 

Canadian and International tours are now being planned for the future. In 2018 Stephen Hardy Palmer was inducted into the Edmonton Alberta 'Music Hall of Fame'.

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

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