Longtime favorite of Grateful Web, Steven Graves plays his own style of rock and soul in venues across the West Coast and Mountain States. He’s a guitarist, vocalist, and bandleader who’s always followed his gut instincts when it comes to bringing together a great song. Without leaning heavily on covers, and humble enough to bring in accomplished bandmates who bring a gigantic spectrum of styles and energy.
The Steven Graves Band, The Lakota People's Law Project, and Don Quixotes International Music Hall in Felton California are hosting a benefit concert in support of the Standing Rock Legal Defense Fund on September 10th at Don Quixotes in Felton (7 PM). Renowned public defender, Daniel Sheehan (Wounded Knee, Karen Silkwood, Iran-Contra, etc) and Principal at the Lakota People's Law Project, is Chief Counsel defending Chase Iron Eyes and other Standing Rock water protectors wrongly charged with
Recently Grateful Web had another chance to speak with Santa Cruz, California based bandleader, singer, and songwriter Steven Graves. His seventh studio album Captain Soul is indeed his most personal statement to date. In conversation with Dylan Muhlberg, Graves opened up about the collaborative nature of his studio time, music as a guide to self-awareness, and his spirituality as a creative vehicle. His most rocking record yet exposes an artist on a peak of his own journey.
Since his debut album Make a New World in 2010, guitarist, singer, and songwriter Steven Graves has built a solid following. He’s released six studio albums and contributed to social awareness causes and charity. While some might find elements of country, gospel, or folk rock in Graves’ style, his music is distinct beyond categorization. We’re excited about the release of his newest album Mission Bell and are here to chat with him about what’s current.