Big Sky at Kirstenbosch

Late in 2002 Steve Louw (left) began to put together a new band for a series of benefit shows at Kirstenbosch. Willem Moller (pictured right) was called back as lead guitarist and Schalk Joubert, ex-member of the Afrikaans rock band Valiant Swart, came in on bass. Peter Cohen, who’d played with 90′s bands like BrightContinue reading “Big Sky at Kirstenbosch”

Steve Louw Is Back In Town

“The music within Trancas Canyon … is fuel enough to generate yet another chapter born in Africa” Jason Curtis Steve Louw is back in town From IOL Steve Louw, the man behind the rock ‘n roll that was All Night Radio and is the voice, inspiration and writer behind Big Sky, is back. On the eveContinue reading “Steve Louw Is Back In Town”

Steve Louw Inducted Into SA Rock Hall Of Fame

Capetonian Steve Louw, has, for the past two decades, quietly gone about amassing a very credible discography as well as a list of distinguished music biz connections which include producers Shelly Yakus (U2, Tom Petty) and John Rollo (Roberta Flack, Stevie Nicks, The Kinks). He has worked with numerous luminaries of the local music sceneContinue reading “Steve Louw Inducted Into SA Rock Hall Of Fame”

Best of The Decade Released in 1999

Steve Louw has released a compilation of the best tracks off his three albums, and Best Of The Decade is a worthy title and damn fine album. Besides the older hits like ‘Waiting For The Dawn’, Diamonds And Dust’, ‘Slow Dancing’, ‘One Cut With A Knife’, ‘Run To Me’, ‘Wasted’, and ‘Strange Room’, there are two newContinue reading “Best of The Decade Released in 1999”

Searching For Sugar Man

Steve Louw was honoured with the support slot on Rodriguez’ triumphant ’98 SA tour. With Willem Moller (guitar), Russel Taylor (keyboards), Reuben Samuels (drums), Graham Currie (bass) and Tonia Selley (percussion) performing behind him, Big Sky drew nation-wide attention to the solid and stimulating music produced by the band over the decade.