July 2, 2020

Coming Home featured on Sounds Atlantic podcast and Back 40 radio

The summer is off to a good start!

Starting at 12:01 am on Friday, July 3, Ron Moores' Sounds Atlantic podcast featuring Steel Rail will be available.

The podcast…

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June 28, 2020

Getting the word out Off Island

Thanks to Briana Doyle, who wrote about us and other local musicians finding ways to get their music out during the pandemic. The article appeared in The 1019 Report, a new print-only newspaper distributed…

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June 16, 2020

Folk DJs: a band's best friend

We're delighted to see that folk DJs are starting to add songs from the new Steel Rail album to their playlists. Here are some DJs and programs that are now playing songs from Coming…

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May 23, 2020

New album Coming Home launches today

Steel Rail is pleased to release Coming Home, the band's fourth album, on May 23, 2020. The CD celebrates a musical friendship that survived a cross-country separation, serious illness and a pandemic-interrupted recording process. 

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May 18, 2020

At long last -- Coming Home

In March, we previewed the cover of our new album, Coming Home. We're happy to say that, after a slight delay, the CDs have arrived, just in time for our new official release date…

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April 21, 2020

April 25 CD launch derailed

We're sorry to report that our CD launch concert at Le Petit Campus in Montreal on April 25 has been derailed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Like the rest of the country, we're self-isolating and staying…

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March 7, 2020

Preview: Cover of our new album Coming Home

We're thrilled to unveil the cover of our new album Coming Home, designed by the brilliant Michael Wrycraft. (If it looks familiar, that's because it is designed around the photograph by John…

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December 1, 2019

Autumn leaves

We're happy to unveil our new band portrait, courtesy of talented Montreal photographer John Mahoney. He shot Dave, Ellen and Tod on Thanksgiving weekend in the Laurentians near Prévost, Que. Mission: to come up with a cover photograph…

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October 6, 2019


  New album news

The photo at the top left is Steel Rail team getting mentally prepared for the next set of recording sessions for the upcoming Steel Rail album.

Actually Dave, Ellen and Tod were scouting locations for the album…

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July 22, 2019

Steel Rail summer update

The hot weather hasn't kept Tod, Ellen and Dave from regular practices as they gear up for the next round of recording sessions for the upcoming Steel Rail album. The album, tentatively titled Coming Home, is…

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July 12, 2018

  One summer night in Baie-d'Urfé

Thanks to everyone who came out to the bandshell at the Fritz Community Centre for last night's free show along the lakeshore. The weather was great, the setting was splendid -- one of the most…

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