Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre
When you attempt to define true Americana music, you must believe in a blend of different genres. The term Americana represents artists who refuse to be stereotyped into one specific genre, and allows the freedom to express their passion in music, in whatever form it may take. The Steel Wheels, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, certainly exhibit all of these traits. They are a four-piece band that blends the genre of bluegrass, blues, gospel, and folk, along with the foot stomping music from their home base.