In his 35 plus years in the music business Steve Belkin has worked in many facets of the industry including record retail, distribution, songwriting, performing, retail and lifestyle marketing, road, tour and stage management, artist management and tour production. He was instrumental in developing and implementing various campaigns for several major and independent labels including Warner Brothers Jazz, Atlantic, Sony, Concord, JVC, Higher Octave and Virgin Records.
As a tour, stage and/or road manager Steve has traveled with artists such as The (flying) Burrito Brothers, Neil Sedaka and Tangerine Dream. As the owner of Open All Nite Entertainment, a marketing consulting company, and the co-owner of the management company Left Coast Music Group, Steve has worked with Craig Chaquico (of Jefferson Starship), Walela (Featuring Rita Coolidge), Gaelic Storm, Grant Geissman, Ray Parker Jr., The Tubes, Narada Michael Walden and more.
Steve is a writer and publisher member of ASCAP and a voting member with The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), Society of Composer and Lyricists, The Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music, Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP), The California Copyright Conference and the National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM). His songs have been heard in several movies and recordings including the children's classic "Where The Red Fern Grows" where he was nominated (along with his co-writers) for the best original song in a DVD release at the DVD Exclusive Awards and the off kilter indie film "Camille" starring Sienna Miller, James Franco and David Carradine. He also contributed music and co-created a fully animated ipad app for kids called Scouting Thomas.
Belkin has a business degree in marketing from Cal State University Northridge and continues to be an active songwriter. He is the GM for the boutique smooth jazz label Innervision Records and currently as the owner of Open All Nite Entertainment has been instrumental in several brand partnership campaigns and consulting activity for artists of all genres from Adult Contemporary, Singer-Songwriter, Pop, Dance, Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Celtic, Country, Rock and more.