Steve Wickham















Steve Wickham, electric violinist, songwriter and composer is an award winning
Irish artist. He made his recording debut with U2 on “Sunday Bloody Sunday’ in
1982. His distinctive playing has been a contribution to the Waterboys sound for
over 30 years and he has performed with Mike Scott on some of the worlds great
stages like the Carnegie Hall in New York, Sydney Opera House and The Royal
Albert Hall.
Writing songs and music has been his life since his early days. He continues to
explore new musical territory. Whether it’s on film or theatre or live.
From composing and performing a crossover with Sligo baroque orchestra and
Congolese soukous band Tropicana Musica to his work with world music group
NoCrows which incorporates gypsy jazz, classical and traditional Irish music, he’s
always moving forward.
His solo work is a unique trip with a musician undefined and unfettered.
Two solo albums “Geronimo’ in 2006 and ‘Beekeeper’ 2017. Beekeeper shows an
artist in full flow. His live show is full of incandescent playing, sensitivity and wit.