Steve Clark is a drummer based out of Tulsa, OK. He plays for multi-platinum artist, Zach Bryan. In 2023, he toured with Zach for the “Burn, Burn, Burn World Tour,” headlining over 30 sold-out arena shows. Also in 2023, Steve played drums on the album “Zach Bryan,” which debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition, he’s played on a dozen Billboard Hot 100 songs & multiple platinum records. Through working with Zach, Steve has been able to play on stage and in the studio with several artists, including, The Lumineers, Sheryl Crow, Noah Kahan, Maggie Rogers, Sierra Ferrell, and The War & Treaty.
Steve’s love for music began as a child, listening to classic rock on his dad’s car radio. He started drumming during middle school, playing along to albums like Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” Red Hot Chili Peppers “By the Way,” and Foo Fighters “The Colour and The Shape.” When Steve isn’t touring or in the studio, he enjoys spending time with his family in Oklahoma.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceIn August 2023, we played 2 nights at the BOK Center in Tulsa. This was our first sold-out arena show in our hometown. The crowd was electric and I was on another level.
What Drives Your Creativity?I’m really amazed with guys like Chad Smith. He doesn’t hog the spotlight, but he’s so solid. He’s a canvas that allows all the other instruments to paint.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?I’ve been playing Vic Firth products since I was 15-years-old. They really are durable and consistent.