Singer, songwriter, surfer, skater and more, Scott Stephens is the driving
force behind the musical group Liquid Blue. His group has performed in more
countries than any other, bringing music and a message of unity to people across
the globe. The band was one of the first ever to be certified "green". For more
on Liquid Blue, visit
Scott is a graduate of Alaska Pacific University with a Bachelor of Arts in
Communications and a minor in Fine and Performing Arts.
After graduating from APU, Scott moved to San Diego and opened
Encinitas Insurance Agency.
He earned several designations including CLU, ChFC, CIC and others. His
agency achieved "National Conference" more that 12 times.
As a teenager growing up in Los Angeles, Scott founded
Raw Power Magazine, a
mostly underground publication covering punk and hard rock music. During the
magazines three year tenure, he interviewed the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, David
Lee Roth, Iggy Pop, Ted Nugent and many others.
His first job as a singer was with L.A. based
Electric Warrior, a band
that featured current Liquid Blue guitarist Michael Vangerov (The Grovler).
Michael and Scott were 18 when they started performing together and still
perform today as "Two From Blue.
Scott first put on a pair of roller skates at age 7 and at age 18 he
became a pro roller derby skater with the Los Angeles Thunderbirds. He
skated and traveled with Roller Games for four years and continues to skate
regularly, bringing his skates on almost every Liquid Blue road trip. The
Derby Requiem" features Scott as the subject on an entire chapter.
A realist with utopian dreams, Scott is an environmentalist, a peace
activist and passionate about a variety of social issues. An advocate of a
green living driving an all-electric Tesla Roadster;
investing in only socially screened mutual funds; using locally grown
organic foods and much more. For more info, see
Individuals who have inspired Scott include Ralph Nader, Jimmy Carter, Muhammad Ali,
Howard Zinn, Nelson Mandela, Gandhi, Leo Tolstoy, John Muir, Cesar Chavez,
Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King, Bernie Sanders and many more.
Favorite musical acts include Yes, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Led
Zeppelin, Neil Young, Peter Gabriel and early Genesis, Bob Marley, The
Beatles, U2, REM, Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Muse,
The Black Keys, Radiohead and any
artists unafraid to speak the truth. See Influences.
Essential Albums: Rocks/Aerosmith, Fragile/Yes, Stand/Sly & the Family
Stone, IV/Led Zeppelin, Never Mind The Bullocks/Sex Pistols, Cheap
Trick/Cheap Trick, Alladin Sane/David Bowie, Raw Power/Iggy Pop, Lamb Lies
Down/Genesis, Olias of Sunhillow/Jon Anderson, Beggar's Banquet/Rolling
Scott has traveled to 118 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all seven
conintents. Of the more than 500 cities he has visited, Amsterdam and Paris are
Vices include (but not limited to) Absinthe, Kava, Coca tea, Yerba Mate,
Organic/free trade coffee, organic chocolate and organic wines. Most of these vices were formed as a result of Liquid Blue
international performances. For example Scott was introduced to Absinthe in the Czech
Republic; Kava in Fiji, Coca Tea in Peru and Mate in Argentina.
Currently Scott lives in Ocean Beach, San Diego CA and is managing and occasionaly
Liquid Blue. He also performs
with offshoots of the band, Shades of Blue and