5/2/12. Steve Tyson has been a fixture in the Brisbane music scene, for close on forty years. His early bands Gentle Art and Spike played the city‟s underground blues and r&b clubs whilst he was still at school.
Steve‟s previous bands, Rough Red and twenty sevens, have released seven albums over the past fifteen years, and Steve has been a major contributing songwriter. Both bands toured extensively in Europe.
Folk-rockers Rough Red performed at the Monteux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Skagen Festival in Denmark, the Vikedal Roots Music Festival in Norway, the Brosella Festival in Belgium, the Bardentreffen Festival in Germany, the Skuleberget Festival in Sweden, the Galway Arts Festival in Ireland, the Paide Shanty Festival in Estonia, and Charlety Stadium in France.