Steve Maloney (and the Wandering Kind)
Steve Maloney (and the Wandering Kind) - 03 In Spring
Region: Newfoundland and Labrador
Genre: Alternative, Folk, Indie, Singer-Songwriter

Steve Maloney and the Wandering Kind create atmospheric, vocally driven music, with folk-like sensibilities. The group released their debut album in March of 2014, which fuelled tours of Eastern and Atlantic Canada. The album went on to win MusicNL’s Rising Star of the Year, with several other nominations. It was also shortlisted for the Borealis Prize, and received two ECMA nominations. This activity stirred with notice from local arts publications the Scope and the Overcast, crediting Steve with a bundle of local music awards including “Best Solo Act”, “Best Male Vocalist”, "Best Folk Act" and more. The group (or Steve solo) have had the pleasure of opening for some well respected groups, including; Hawksley Workman, Wintersleep, Hey Rosetta!, Bahamas, Amelia Curran, Dan Mangan, The Wooden Sky, Basia Bulat, The Dardanelles, Joel Plaskett, Steve Poltz, By Divine Right, and more. Showcase stops have included; the Lawnya Vawnya arts and music festival, Halifax Pop Explosion, In the Dead of Winter, The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, East Coast Music Week, the Sound of Music Festival, Writer's at Woody Point, Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues Festival, Harbourage festival and more. They are currently touring eastern Canada, with plans for a new release in the later half of 2016. "He's beloved in St. John's, and if they haven't yet, the rest of the world can expect to hear more from Steve Maloney and the Wandering Kind" (Vish Khanna, Exclaim!)