Steve Rutledge is a Guitarist / Vocalist / Producer
He has played for audiences worldwide and shared the stage with artist like:
Trace Adkins, Reba, Emerson Drive, Jake Owen, Heidi Newfield, Trick Pony, Toby Keith, Monte Montgomery, Trisha Yearwood, Patty Loveless, John Michael Montgomery, Montgomery Gentry, John Fogerty, The Eagles, Lonestar, Lee Ritenour, James Burton, Jack Pearse, Seymour Duncan, Rick Vito, Muriel Anderson, James Otto, Big and Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Keith Anderson, Mark Wills, Jo Dee Messina, Kelly Pickler, Taylor Swift, Michael English and many more.
For 4 1/2 years he was the MD and Lead guitarist for Curb recording artist Steve Holy. He just got his first major cut with co-writers Steve Holy and Joel Brentlinger on Steve Holy's new cd "Love Don't Run" the song is called "Wonders".
Steve is also releasing his first solo CD on Rock Point Records (CAnada) on Jan 15th, 2012 and is doing alot of Producing and development of new Artists. Steve would also like to thank his endorsement companies; Samick/Greg Bennett Guitars, Boulder Creek Guitars, Bolt Amps, Ultrasound Amps, D'Addario Strings, Planet Waves accessories, Seymour Duncan Pickups, EMG Pickups and Wedgie Picks.
Steve was born and raised in Frankfort, Kentucky. He began playing guitar at the age of 5 and after only 6 months of lessons Steve’s gift for music was apparent. He immersed himself in music and formed his first band at the age of 12 and began playing the club circuit at the age of 15. His diverse musical influences included Stevie Ray Vaughn, Neal Schon, Steve Lukather, Larry Carlton, Lee Reitenhour and Dann Huff.