April 6 2021, Capetown, SA: Today, much-revered South African singer/songwriter/guitarist, Steve Louw releases, “Crazy River,” the first track from his forthcoming album, Headlight Dreams to be released in May via BFD/The Orchard. The song itself is an upbeat, transcendent ode to the beauty of a river, its timelessness against the impermanent world it runs through,Continue reading “BELOVED SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER / SONGWRITER STEVE LOUW RELEASES NEW VIDEO / SINGLE, “CRAZY RIVER””
Friday 16 August 2013 at Alma Cafe, Alma rd, Rosebank @7.15pm. Contact Alma Cafe for a booking. 021 685 7377 Tables have to be pre-booked. The show includes dinner, Willem and Steve will be doing two sets playing acoustic and electric.
Friday 10/5/2013 at Alma Cafe, Alma rd, Rosebank @7.15pm. Contact Alma Cafe for a booking. 021 685 7377 Tables have to be pre-booked. The show includes dinner, Willem and Steve will be doing two sets playing acoustic and electric.
Compilation album released on the Epic label on the 4th October 1999. Catalogue number CDEPC 8120 R. Compilation produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Louw. Tracks: Destiny [3.20] 1999 recording Mr Green [4.17] from Going Down With Mr Green Run To Me [4.47] from Horizon Waiting For The Dawn [5.20] from Waiting For The DawnContinue reading “Listen to Best Of The Decade”
Sunday 17/3/2013 at Alma Cafe, Alma rd, Rosebank @6.45pm. Contact Alma Cafe for a booking. 021 685 7377 Tables have to be pre-booked. The show includes dinner, Willem and Steve will be doing two sets playing acoustic and electric. https://www.facebook.com/events/523868030989266/
Steve Louw composed “Amandla” for Madiba’s 46664 benefit concert with Dave Stewart of The Eurythmics, Anastacia and Brian May of Queen. On 29 November 2003, an event called the 46664 Concert was held at Green Point Stadium, Cape Town. It was hosted by Mandela and its goal was to raise awareness of the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Wikipedia
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”
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”
In 1996, Big Sky won the FNB Music Award for “Best SA Rock Act” for the album Horizon. This album set a new standard for SA rock albums and sold over 10,000 copies.
Steve Louw formed a new band, Big Sky, in 1990 and released Waiting for the Dawn that same year. The epic and powerful debut album featured artists from SA and the USA, and set a new standard for SA rock. Louw was back, less abrasive, more thought provoking, and producing a music that stood on its own,Continue reading “Big Sky”