Steve Maloney is a tender balladeer hailing from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Known for his velvet-tinged baritone and expansive range, Maloney’s contemporary croon maintains a timeless sensibility.
He has been touring eastern Canada for the past few years after a debut release with his group the Wandering Kind. With excursions south to Barbados (Bell/Flow networks) and north to Dawson City (DCMF Songwriter in Residence 2017). His debut was nominated for ECMA awards, and short-listed for the Borealis Prize, while taking home MusicNL’s Rising Star of the Year (among other nominations). He has supported acts like Wintersleep, Hey Rosetta!, Joel Plaskett, Amelia Curran, Hawksley Workman, The Wooden Sky, Basia Bulat, and Bahamas, among others. Festival stops have included Halifax Pop Explosion, The NL Folk Festival, Stan Rogers Folk Festival, In the Dead of Winter, Writers at Woody Point, and more. For the past four years he has consistently won an armful of “People’s Choice” awards through the Overcast arts magazine; including “Best Folk Act”, “Best Male Vocalist”, and “Best Artist to Enjoy Quietly” among others.