The Steel Woods at the Harvester (Landing Pad Stage)
October 18 @ 8:00 pm EDT$20 – $25
The HarvesThe Steel Woods
With a pair of critically acclaimed Woods Music/Thirty Tigers releases under their belts in Straw in the Wind and Old News Nashville-based The Steel Woods have lived up to their name as a hybrid musical force both in the studio, but especially live. Part hard-edged Southern rock, part Americana roots country folk, man-made, yet organic, rock but also bluegrass, R&B, blues, gospel, soul and heavy metal, The Steel Woods’ completed their first recordings barely months after they first met before being joined by current bassist Johnny Stanton.The band’s two original members are native sons of the south who both hale from small-townbackgrounds. The Alabama-born Wes Bayliss played harmonica from the age of eight in his family’s gospel band, eventually teaching himself piano, bass and drums. Jason “Rowdy” Cope turned his love of Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix into a career as a session guitarist/songwriter and producer. “We want to get good songs out to a bunch of people who need them,” says Wes. “We just want to make a living making music because it’s the greatest job in the world. I don’t mind working, but I prefer loving what I do.
For tickets and more information visit: www.harvester-music.com or 540-GUITARS (484-8277).