Steve's Bio

About Steve

Steve Holloway's professional career spans over four decades. He has been a featured soloist with the hit show Riverdance, playing over 2000 performances across America and Europe, and also on the long running Riverdance on Broadway at the Gershwin Theater in New York. Steve became involved in New York's Celtic music scene in the mid-90's, recording and touring with Seamus Egan, Solas, Natalie MacMasterDonal Clancy, Bonnie Rideout, Cathie Ryan and many others. In 2003 he was a founding member of Sin é Rí-Ra at New York, New York Hotel in Las Vegas, which is still running strong. In 2014 he was featured with solo spots and feature numbers on the North American premier of Heartbeat of Home, a new show from the producers of Riverdance.

He has also played with many pop and jazz luminaries including Jill Sobule, Eddie Harris, Mose Allison, David Liebman, Jimmy Bruno, Nelson Rangell, John Carlini, Vassar Clements, Judy Roberts, and Rare Silk.  He's appeared on CBS Early Morning, NPR's Morning Edition, Echoes and Mountain Stage, and on Ireland's RTE Late Late Show and TG4's Flosc.

In addition to Riverdance, Steve appears regularly with the shows Celtic Fire, Michael Londra's Beyond Celtic and Ireland - The Show. He lives in Brooklyn, New York where he also teaches drumset, percussion and bodhran.


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