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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July 9, 2018

Sweet sounds on the Baie -- Baie-D'Urfé, that is

We're hoping Montrealers, especially those of you on the West Island and Off Island, will be able to join us for a free outdoor concert Thursday night, July 12, at 7:30…

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June 3, 2018

Great to see you, Toronto friends

It was great to see old friends and new at our concert in Toronto last night. It was a treat to be able to try out some of the new material for our upcoming…

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May 27, 2018

Making new memories in the Big Smoke

We dug this photo out of the Steel Rail vaults from around the time of our first gig in Toronto about 20 years ago. That was on the heels of our first album…

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May 13, 2018



Hope you can join us in Toronto June 2!

We'll be celebrating the start of summer with a concert in the Acoustic Harvest series in Toronto June 2. (I know it looks like we are celebrating Dave's birthday in this…

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April 13, 2017

Great to see you all in Kitchener

Thanks to our friends in Kitchener for a great evening of music and companionship on April 8. We had an amazing time at the Registry Theatre, one of our favourite venues, as part…

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April 2, 2017

Ontario countdown

A week before our three-day Ontario sortie, Tod, Ellen and Dave spent Saturday afternoon honing the set list for our gigs in Kitchener and Toronto. The result: a lot of new material and some Steel Rail chestnuts in…

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February 17, 2017

Reconnecting with friends in southern Ontario in April

  We're delighted to be reconnecting with our friends in Kitchener and Toronto in April. We will be performing a house concert in Toronto on April 7, followed by a show at Kitchener's… Read more

December 11, 2016

Warm vibes on a winter night

Thanks to everyone who braved the icy streets to come to Le Petit Campus in Montreal last night. A good time was had by everyone we spoke with, including Tod, Ellen and Dave, in…

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December 10, 2016

Still keeping time ...

What a nice thing to wake up on concert day to hear the local CBC station playing Steel Rail and mentioning our "Christmas-carol-free" show at Le Petit Campus in Montreal tonight. The song: Still Keeping Time…

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