Steve Conte (born September 23, 1965) is an American singer and rock musician and lead singer of the band Steve Conte NYC. He is perhaps more popularly known for his collaborations with composer Yoko Kanno, as well as being former lead guitarist of the New York Dolls.
Conte first became known to the music industry in the early 1990s as the songwriter and guitarist of the band Company of Wolves (Mercury Records). After the Wolves breakup in 1992 he went on to form the band Crown Jewels with his brother John Conte, and in 2003 the pair made an album under the name The Contes. In 2004, Steve Conte joined the New York Dolls as a guitarist and vocalist he would remain there until 2010 when he joined Michael Monroe's new band.
Steve was involved with the band Steve Conte & The Crazy Truth and produced a debut album on October 20, 2009 which was released through Varèse Sarabande Records. In 2010 Conte joined Michael Monroe's new band, The Michael Monroe Band where he is a guitarist, along with fellow New York Doll and bassist Sami Yaffa.
In September 2014, Steve provided solo acoustic guitar accompaniment with Angelina Jordan, winner of Norway's Got Talent (Norske Talenter), on the American television program "The View."