And The #2 Coolest Song Of The Year on Little Steven’s Underground Garage Radio is…

“Gimme Gimme Rockaway” !!

Steve’s latest single on Wicked Cool Records was just named #2 COOLEST SONG OF THE YEAR by the listeners of Underground Garage Radio!! What an honor!! Many thanks to the voters & listeners of The Underground Garage, Little Steven Van Zandt & all the the other great artists involved!

Also – a HUGE thanks to Clem Burke & Andy Rourke who played on the song, Geoff Sanoff who recorded & mixed it and Renegade Nation’s Dennis Mortensen who helped get this record made!


And more thanks to the crew of the song’s upcoming video; Peter & Orion Perenyi, for their creative expertise behind the camera and Tish Bellomo, Eileen Snooky Bellomo, Dennis Dunaway, Cindy Smith Dunaway, Laura Ward & her Octavia Cup Dancers for adding their artistry and Josh Govier & the extras gang for believing in the song and being part of the fabulous video…coming soon!

New Single “Gimme Gimme Rockaway” Is Underground Garage’s “Coolest Song Of The Week” – Vote Now To Make It The “Coolest Song Of The Year”!!

VOTE NOW To Make “Gimme Gimme Rockaway” The Coolest Song Of The Year on Little Steven’s Underground Garage Radio!

It happened again – Little Steven’s Underground Garage Radio has crowned Steve Conte’s new single, “Gimme Gimme Rockaway” the “Coolest Song In The World” this week!! (It’s Steve’s 3rd Coolest Song as a solo artist…) If you’ve been listening to the station you’ve surely heard it by now!

And now it’s time once again for all of you listeners with impeccable taste to VOTE!!

“The 2017 Coolest Song of the Year 11th Annual Listener’s Poll” is where YOU get to be involved and vote for your own personal favorite “Coolest Song of the Year”.

Voting goes live TODAY – November 24th (Black Friday) and ends on Saturday, December 23rd. You may vote for your favorite “Coolest Song” once every 24 hours!


Underground Garage has posted all 50 eligible songs (all of the “Coolest Songs in the World” from 2017) on an Underground Garage Listener’s Poll webpage, here:

(“Gimme Gimme Rockaway” by Steve Conte has been nominated since it was chosen to be The Coolest Song In The World for Show 816 – November 20th, 2017. You can listen to the show here:

Last year Steve’s Coolest Song – “Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight” – was voted #5 of the year and back in 2014 my “OK DJ” was voted #2…but this year you can help get him to the #1 SPOT!!

In addition to the voting, fans can also enter the The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana contest. First place prize will receive: round-trip airfare for 2, a 4-night, all-inclusive stay and $500 resort credit at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana!

Remember, fans may vote for their favorite “Coolest Song” once every 24 hours, and may enter the Hard Rock Punta Cana contest as many times as they want. The “Coolest Song of 2017” winner will be announced on January 1st, during Kid Leo’s “Coolest Songs of 2017 Revisited Annual Year End Review” show on Sirius XM-21 where Kid Leo will play all 50 “Coolest Songs” of 2016.



New SC Single On Little Steven’s “Wicked Cool Records”!!

The new Steve Conte single, “Gimme Gimme Rockaway” drops TOMORROW – Friday, November 17 – on Little Steven Van Zandt’s label, Wicked Cool Records!!

The “A” side, “Gimme Gimme Rockaway” is a punky, power pop-rocker with a killer band – Blondie drummer Clem Burke,  The Smiths’ bassman Andy Rourke and D Generation frontman Jesse Malin on backing vocals. 

The “B” side is Steve’s tribute to the great Janis Joplin, “Mercedes Benz”, a song that has been a staple in his live shows for the past 15 years.

Pre-order the digital single, both A & B sides, here:

Stay tuned for details on the VINYL release &

 about Steve’s NYC Record Release Show on 12/16/17!!

Steve Conte Performs & Musical Directs T. Rex / Marc Bolan 70th Birthday Celebration Concert in NYC


Steve directed the house band that featured Clem Burke of Blondie on Drums & Tony Shanahan of Patti Smith on bass with NYC legends Tish & Snooky on BG vocals, Don Piper (acoustic guitar), Geoff Blythe (sax), Rob Youngburg (percussion), Claudia Chopek & Emily Hope-Price (strings). Guest singers included Suzanne Vega w/ Gerry Leonard, Lloyd Cole and host of other NYC legends.



See Steve Perform Marc Bolan’s “Baby Strange” @  All-Star T-Rex Tribute in NYC 10/23/2017


Steve Plays w/ Bernard Fowler, Lisa Fischer, Charley Drayton & more in the French Riviera!

I was humbled to have been asked once again to join this amazing crew of talented folks; Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones), Lisa Fischer (Rolling Stones), Charley Drayton (Keith Richards’ X-Pensive Winos), Janice Pendarvis (Sting), Robert Davis (Lauryn Hill), Kent Smith & Mike Davis (Rolling Stones Horns), Charles Pillow (Amy Winehouse), Laurent Vernerey (Johnny Hallyday), Khris Kellow (Aaron Neville) & LaJuan Cater-Dent (Will Downing) to play in Nice, France.

It’s the only gig I’ve ever done where the rehearsals are just as much fun as the gig!

And the gig is always over way too quickly…then the post-gig blues settle in. But, there will be more…