Born and raised in the multi-racial pearling town of Broome in Australia’s far Northwest Kimberley region, singer/songwriter/guitarist Stephen Pigram has been performing and songwriting since the late 1970’s.
He has been a member of the Broome bands Kuckles (1981 to present), Scrap Metal (1983 to 1992), and was Musical Director for the original production of the 1990 stage musical ‘Bran Nue Dae’ by Jimmy Chi and Kuckles.
Since 1994 he has performed and recorded with six of his siblings in the Pigram Brothers pioneering a vocal/acoustic ‘saltwater country’ style of music .He played a major role in the development and production of the AACTA 2011 nominated Australian film ‘Mad Bastards’ as composer, actor and co-producer.
He has toured the nation and internationally as a featured artist in the Black Arm Band, Tura New Music Ensembles and the Australian Chamber Orchestra for their 2012/13 production “The Reef” which toured the U.S. in February 2016.
More recent collaborations have been with Tura New Music Kimberley Indonesian Project and Kimberley Echoes National Tour 2019 and a solo performances at Port Fairy Music Festival 2019 and the Australian String Quartet for the Quartet and Country series.
Stephen now steps out solo and can limbo, with his guitar fingerpickin’, ukulele tinkling, harmonica blowin’, folk’n country blues snapshots of life in the last frontier with songs from his debut solo CD ‘Wanderer’ and May 2021 release “Solfish” and local cult classics, drawn from forty years years of composing and performing in the singer songwriter storytelling tradition.