For over 30 years, Stephen Arriola has made his music in nightclubs, theaters, hotel circuits, concert halls, festivals, and on recordings, using his musical skills to support songwriters as a Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Accompanist, and
He also employs his professional skills as a Consultant and Private Music Teacher.
Stephen studied guitar under GIT graduate Billy Paris, and studied Music Theory, Audio Engineering and Jazz at Lane Community College.
Currently, he performs as leader of The Steve Arriola Band, an Americana-Rock and Roll Band.
He divides the rest of his time as lead guitar for Skip Jones and the Spirit of New Orleans, a Piano driven Blues quartet, and The Concrete Delta Trio, a guitar driven collective of friends playing Old Country Music, Blues and pop. He is often employed in various duos, trios and full bands featuring Joanne Broh, an award winning vocalist in the Pacific Northwest.