Steph Pappas, who at the age of twelve received as a Christmas present her first harmonica in lieu of another train set, was born in Jamacia Plains, Boston, Massachusetts on July 5. Her early love of baseball nearly led to another career, but influenced by legendary players such as Odetta, Led Zeppelin, Joan Baez, Janis Joplin the guitar was calling her name in which Steph found her true calling.
(Btw check out the Notes page by Steph here on this site)
Sporting a reputation as "Jimi Hendrix baby sister", Steph Pappas has also been known as the "psychedelic cowboy chick" and has been compared with the energetic stage performing style of The Boss.
So what kind of music is this? In short it's Blues Punk. To elaborate on that, some other category's Steph's music falls into are: Americana, Heartland Rock, Alternative, Psychedelic rock, American Underground, Rock, Blues, Folk Rock, Roots Rock, Outlaw Country, Country, Blues Punk, Garage Punk, Garage Rock, Rap Rock, Jam Band.
Steph is on her own Guitar Girl label in Burlington, Vermont USA. Steph is a member of ASCAP, Elite GoGirls Music, and serves on the board of Fool's Gold, a non-profit fund for local Burlington artists.
Steph releases a new single every couple months that are aired on various radio stations everywhere.
Some past news Steph composed original music for the 2013 December movie release called Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie. Filmed & Produced by Nora Jacobson. http://thevermontmovie.com/purchase.html
"Got The Feeling To Take To The Highway" from the CD The Steph Pappas Experience / Not On The Map held the longest running #1 position which lasted a few years at WRUV 90.1 FM, college radio broadcasting from University of Vermont, USA. "Blues/Punk" also from The Steph Pappas Experience / Not On The Map, ascended to top 5 on Buzz Cutsat WBTZ 99.9 FM Burlington, Vermont USA. Steph stars in the documentary "Local Voice" and composes the music for "Third," an award winning film. Her music is also featured in a film by Meathead Productions. Steph Pappas with her all woman band Miss Bliss: Circa 2000 brings the original Miss Bliss back to Burlington Vermont USA for a reunion at Red Square. 1100 cases of Magic Hat's Miss Bliss beer was brewed in the band's name every spring for three consecutive years. Circ. 2002 Steph's Americana Folk Rock album 3 Wishes was voted #1 by The Burlington Free Press.