Family Friendly Concert: Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians
Run Time: 90 min.
~ Steven Courtney & the Suitcase Musicians ~
A whimsical and inspirational concert event for children and families.
A leading light in children and family music, Steven Courtney is virtually synonymous with a fun, upbeat and humorous style of song and storytelling. Born in Nashville, TN and raised on country, folk and gospel music, Steven initially launched his musical career performing covers of 60’s and 70’s folk rock tunes and performing original songs as well. Later his greatest success began when he directed his performances and recordings toward children and families in the early 90’s. In the ensuing decades, Steven Courtney would go on to perform 200 plus concerts a year as well as produce numerous award winning children and family albums and the award winning TV Series -The Steven Courtney Channel. All the while Steven Courtney has been an advocate of literacy, positive social behavior and family wellness.
In 1998 Steven expanded his popular one man show and began to perform more concerts with his band. Currently Steven Courtney & the Suitcase Musicians are finding new audiences everyday. Everywhere the band travels, people of all ages sing, clap and dance to the band’s infectious music. Performing concerts in state of the art auditoriums, run-down school gymnasiums, old-time churches, summer festivals and more the band always wins their audience.
Steven Courtney, whose music presently blends folk, blues, gospel, reggae, rock, Irish and calypso influences, has remained faithful to family friendly entertainment approach. Courtney’s songs inspire imagination and positive social behavior with a superabundance of creativity added. Throughout his career he has preferred to perform for smaller venues, 500 seats or less, that provide a more intimate concert experience for children and families.
Educators admire the delivery. Parents love the message. Children adore the music and fun spirit.
2019 Parent & Teachers Gold Award
2018 Academics Choice Award
2016 Parents Choice Gold Award
2014 Parents Choice Silver Award
2012 Parents Choice Recommended Award
2003 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award – Original TV Series
7 time winner of Children’s Music Web Award
5 time Pennsylvania Public Libraries Summer Reading Spokesperson
Arpeggio Award for “Outstanding Work with Children” through the Arts.
Steven Courtney continues sharing love, kindness and friendship through music.
Encouraging kids (and kids at heart) to be responsible, love their neighbors, and themselves.