From Harrison County in West Virginia, comes Blue Steel, a talented young bluegrass band with family connections. It includes a pair of brothers, a married couple, and two good friends, who together play a style of grass that is contemporary while remaining within the tradition. They have made a name for themselves both with clever original material, and grassy covers of rock and pop hits. The group was formed by Dave Matheny, who plays banjo, and also includes his younger brother, Logan, on bass. They are joined by Leanne Dotson on vocals (also a founding member), Nate Linger on mandolin, Molly Riffle on fiddle, and Justin Riffle on guitar. The third Blue Steel album is due early next year, and a debut single release is available now. It’s one Justin wrote about the state they all call home, My West Virginia, with the familiar story of longing for what we remember as home.” - John Lawless

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Blue Steel

Out of the heart of Harrison County WV, home to coal, glass, and steel the band Blue Steel creates music for all who would hear. This tight knit family band perform a variety of bluegrass music along with original music they write and arrange. They are all about Faith, Family, and Fun and love to perform for all crowds. With three albums under their belt this band has no plans of slowing down and travel all across the US. From festivals to radio interviews the band excels at making music that people want to hear and have a great time as they try.

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