A partial listing of where he has played:
- The Denver Museum of Western Art, Denver, Colorado
- Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces
- Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, Hobbs, NM
- Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso, NM
- Albuquerque Folk Festival
- Wildflowers Festival, Las Vegas, New Mexico
- Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville, Texas
- Mesquite Festival, Dallas, Texas
- Chamisal National Monument, El Paso, Texas
- Philadelphia Folk Festival, Phila., Penn.
- Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous touring performer in Canada
- Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Edmonton Folk Festival, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
- Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Home County Folk Festival, London, Ontario, Canada
- Northwind Folk Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Sioux River Festival, Canton, South Dakota
- Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, Nebraska
- Mayfest, Tulsa, Oklahoma
- No Exit, Chicago, Illinois
- Focal Point, St. Louis, Missouri
- Foolkiller Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri
- Fox Hollow Festival, Petersburg, New York
- New York Folklore Center, New York, New York
- Speakeasy, New York, New York
- The Folklore Society of Greater Washington D.C.
- Grasslands Heritage Festival, Elkhart, Kansas
- Iron Horse, El Dorado, Kansas
- Kansas Folk life Festival, Topeka, Kansas
- Coffehouse Extempore, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Steve is the touring cowboy singer for the New Mexico Humanities Council’s Chautauqua Program.
Supporting roles in the following movie and television productions:
- Breaking Bad
- Wyatt Earp
- Astronaut Farmer
- Gunsmoke: The Long Ride
- Mean As Hell
- Project Eliminator
- Lazarus Man
- Lucky Luke (Italian)
- The Far Side of Jericho
“Cormier doesn’t follow any pattern and I doubt you’ll find much else like him. That would be the reason he’s probably worth your time!” –Rick Huff, The Western Way, The Official Publication of the Western Music Assoc.
“Steve Cormier is as far as you can get from being a rhinestone cowboy. From his life as a working cowboy and rodeo hand in the Flint Hills of Kansas and Eastern New Mexico, on through a career as a history professor, and today when he’s on tour singing and playing guitar, Steve is the real deal. Always has been. When you listen to Steve sing, you can close your eyes and you’re there, sitting by the campfire at night, trying to decide on whether to have one more cup of coffee before rolling in, or in the bunkhouse after the stories have died down and all you need is a little music before the lamp is blown out. This is the music of the West. The music of hardship and trials and laughter and love. Steve Cormier takes you there and lets you enjoy your stay.” –Slim Randles, syndicated western newspaper columnist, biographer of Max Evans, author of 14 books including “A Cowboy’s Guide to Growing Up Right.” Recipient of the 2012 Rounders Award. Packer for Sequoia-Kings Pack Trains for eight seasons.
“His music touches the great themes of the cowboy legend, lost love, time beyond recall, the solitary bearer of bitter pride, the long look down the road.” –J.W. Sparrow, Victory Review, Seattle, Washington
“When Steve Cormier sings classic cowboy ballads, we feel we are hearing them for the first time. He combines his experience as a working ranch hand with his love of history and his knack for spinning a good yarn. Suddenly the songs are more than just sentimental reminders of a imagined past–we sense the danger, the loneliness, and the politics early cowboys faced in following their trade. Steve’s dry humor and ability to TELL the songs lead us from the past into the present. In sharing his own catchy songs, he reminds us that cowboy life and humor are very much alive today. Steve’s guitar accompaniment, rich with southwestern dance rhythms, are memorable.” –Charlie Baum and Lisa Null, The Folklore Society of Greater Washington D.C.
“Sings real cowboy songs with style and wit.”
–Rich Warren, Chicago Magazine
“A Festival Find.”
–The Toronto Star
“Artfully interwoven ballads.”
–The Unicorn Coffeehouse, State University of New York, Fredonia
“To listen to Steve Cormier is like getting to know an instant old friend. While you’re enjoying yourself, you’re also learning all sorts of fascinating things about our country and its past, comfortably put into song.”
–Jackie Alper, WRPI Radio, Troy, New York
“Most shows today seem to just have the music, a few fireworks and nothing else. Dr. Cormier really separates himself from the typical musician and has great insight on how to integrate storytelling and music.”
–Julie Coburn, Central New Mexico Community College,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
“He sings the songs of the American West with caring love and real dedication to the romance and reality that embodies the old (and new) west.”
–Art Thieme, Come For To Sing, Chicago, Ill.
Co-writer and performer of sound track for the movie Mean As Hell.
Black Bart (HFC 251)
Zebra Dun (Makesense 01- vinyl)
Steve Cormier (Makesense 02)
Este Mundo (Makesense 03)
Bucking Off (Makesense 04)
Zebra Dun (Makesense 05)
Kerrville Folk Festival Recording l987
Sparky and Rhonda Rucker-Eventide
Along the Santa Fe Trial-KNME-PBS Television Documentary, Abq, NM.
Steve Cormier-3 Oakhill Dr., Sandia Park, NM. 87047. 1-505-281-8201
Theatrical Agent: O Agency- 1-505-344-3149 Alb., NM.
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