Swinging Steaks

Swinging Steaks

BandAmericana

S W I N G I N G S T E A K S
"The best country-rock out of Boston since Harvard student Gram Parsons put together his International Submarine Band"
-CREEM magazine

Biography

"Sunday Best" Brand new CD from the Swinging Steaks a must for any Americana fan.
A five-man band out of Boston, MA., Swinging Steaks are among the originators of the current roots rock/ alt-country movement. Fueled by dual singer/songwriters Jamie Walker and Tim Giovanniello, the group's material explores a rich diversity of musical Americana from full tilt rockers to mandolin-driven melodies and soulful ballads.
The Steaks' second album, "Southside of the Sky" introduced the band to a national audience with two top ten AAA radio singles and appearances on NBC-TV's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and NPR's "Mountain Stage". Their four self-released albums, "Suicide at the Wishing Well", "Shiner", the live, acoustic "Bare", "KickSnareHat" and their latest release on Blue Rose Records“Sunday Best” have continued to expose the group to new audiences and garner them appearances at SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon and Nashville Extravaganza.
The Steaks have appeared with John Fogarty, The Band, Hank Williams Jr., Bare Naked Ladies, the Black Crowes, Poco, Los Lobos, Jimmy Dale Gilmore, Paul Westerberg, Lynard Skynard, Jason and the Scorchers among others and have toured extensively on their own.

Discography

Suicide at the Wishing Well (Thrust TH0052)
Southside of the Sky (Capricorn 42020)
Shiner (Thrust TH0063)
Bare (Thrust TH0075)
KickSnareHat (Thrust TH0086)

****SUNDAY BEST**** (Blue Rose Records)

Compilations:
New Country Volume 4 “Still a Little”
North by North East “Beg, Steal or Borrow”

Set List

Swinging Steaks draw upon their vast song catalog consisting of 6 CDs and constant new material. The "Steaks" have been know to cover songs by the great Texas singer songwriters: Jimmy Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock, Joe Ely, Robert Earl Keen and also the likes of Steve Earl and the Bottle Rockets.