Stephen Maglio is a writer, guitar player and singer who is interesting and comfortable across a wide range of styles. He leads The World Takes (Jim Stager bass - Huffamoose and DJ Bonebrake drums - X) since 2006. They have released 4 albums. He has toured supporting Soul Asylum, Meat Puppets, John Doe both solo and with The World Takes. Stephen has played guitar as a sideman with John Doe, Syd Straw and various local artists in styles ranging from Americana to Modern Jazz and most everything in between. He also owns a small but very cool ancient-school recording studio where he engineers and produces. The latest release is the recent Huffamoose release titled "...and then the golfball hit me in the head" (Winding Way Records 2018).

At the 2019 Guitar Show he will be playing a casual set of blues and originals solo on saturday and in The Coyote Trail with friends Sharon Stirling, John King, Andrew Amado.