Steve has blended his high energy style with the soulful vibe that runs through the great city of Houston.
Steve spent 10 years as the harp man for the legendary Houston band Jerry Lightfoot and The Essentials.After the
Essentials broke up Steve spent a few years as a sideman with Matt Leddy & The Meatcutters before forming Steve Krase & The In Crowd. Steve Krase & The In Crowd were winners of the 2004 and 2005 International Blues Challenge, moving on to the finals in Memphis both years.
Dubbed “Houston’s fire-breathing dragon” by the Blueshound from 90.1 KPFT radio, Steve Krase plays live in the Greater Houston area venues.
For his 2013 CD “Some Day”, Steve worked with award-winning talent, such as James Henry, “Spare Time” Murray, and guest appearances by Tommie Lee Bradley on vocals and Eric Demmer on saxophone.
The CD features hard-hitting lyrics with influences by The J Geils Band, Wilko Johnson, and the antics of Pub Rockers “Dr. Feelgood.”