Steve Poltz’s fan base includes fellow musicians, regular folks, and festival-goers who stumble onto his performances. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in San Diego, California, Steve toured and recorded with San Diego cult favorites The Rugburns before embarking on a creative partnership with Jewel, ongoing to this day, that produced her multiplatinum hit “You Were Meant for Me.” He’s collaborated with other artists including Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Nicki Bloom, Oliver Wood of the Wood Brothers, and Mojo Nixon, in addition to releasing numerous solo albums — most recently pandemic project Stardust & Satellites, an exuberant, thoughtful batch of songs that celebrate life in all of its stages.