Bio:As a cross-genre Renaissance man, Steve Wariner’s expansive talents have led him to compose material for Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, Alabama, R&B artist Ruben Studdard and ABC’s Golden Globe Award-winning television show, “Who’s the Boss?” Wariner has released 19 studio albums that produced 55 singles in his five decades long career. He has amassed numerous accolades for his contributions to music, including 14 #1 hits, over 30 Top 10 singles and four Grammy awards. He was inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame in 2008 and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2011. He is set to enter the Musician's Hall of Fame in October 2019.
Guitar Influences:Chet Atkins, George Jones, The Beatles
Fun Facts:Wariner initially got his start in music playing drums in his father’s band as a child. By the time he was 17, Wariner was playing bass alongside famed country acts like Dottie West and Bob Luman.
Aside from collaborating with fellow country artists like Garth Brooks and Keith Urban, Wariner recorded steel guitar with Megadeth for the metal outfit’s Grammy award winning album, Dystopia.
Wariner is one of five guitar players in the world to be given the “Certified Guitar Player” award by the legendary “Country Gentleman” himself, Chet Atkins.