Steve Weeks performs with both a boisterous sense of humor and a deep sense of purpose.
“We’re supposed to be entertaining and educating kids,” the Colorado-based singer-songwriter enthuses. “I am sincere about the music I write. If it’s not coming from the heart or isn’t fun, I won’t write it.”
That focused attitude about his craft has led to a series of smile-inducing delights across multiple albums, beginning with a trio of themed projects known as The Alphabet Songs Series, the critically acclaimed album “Dandelion, and the collection of lullabies “Once I Lived Upon the Sea”.
More recently, Weeks has issued “Wish You Were Here”, a CD intended to thank everyone who has helped him over the years in achieving his goal of performing in all 50 United States.
He has also performed in Canada, England and Iceland.
Weeks has long been known for his richly layered acoustic-based songs, experimentation with unusual percussion (including cans, pots and pans, even tinker-toys) and diverse musical styles that range from reggae to bluegrass to folk-hop. But at the heart of his music is always an outlandish story or a touching tale.
His latest work is no exception.