December 4, 2016

Last pre-concert flashback: 1996 video shoot

As we ramp up for the Dec. 10 show at Le Petit Campus, some historic music from the Steel Rail songbook is being revived. We're not sure this chestnut will make it onto the…

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November 30, 2016

Flashback before our Dec. 10 show

The venue Le Petit Campus holds some special memories for Steel Rail. The site of our upcoming Dec. 10 concert is also the place we launched our second album, the Road Less Travelled, 17…

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November 27, 2016

From the Steel Rail archives

As we get ready for our 25th anniversary in 2017, we hauled out a box of Steel Rail clippings, photos, etc. to remind us of all the good times (and make sure we had remembered…

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November 12, 2016

Dec. 10 concert is an anniversary warmup

Where does the time go? Next year marks Steel Rail's 25th anniversary, and we're gearing up with a concert at Le Petit Campus in Montreal on Dec. 10.
In honour of the occasion…

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Feb. 28, 2016

Dave, Ellen and Tod after the Wintergreen show: Tired but happy

Out of this world

Thanks to everyone who came out for last night's gig at Le Petit Campus -- it was a fun and slightly surreal night, given the… Read more

February 21, 2016

Woodshedding for our Petit Campus show Feb. 27

Tod, Ellen and Dave spent Saturday working on the final arrangements for their Wintergreen Concert Series show at Le Petit Campus Feb. 27. On the set list as of late Feb. 20…

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February 2, 2016

Say cheese! Again. AGAIN!

Thanks to our friend and fine photographer Judith Cezar, who against the odds (a notoriously restless group of musicians) came up with some new Steel Rail band photographs on a wintry January day in the Laurentians…

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September 14, 2015

Old friends, new beginnings at the Black Sheep

The band is still buzzing about Sunday's heartfelt, heartwarming concert at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield, Que.

It felt like family as we played for old friends and new fans in…

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August 22, 2015

Coming home to the Black Sheep

Paul Symes at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield, Quebec, was one of the first impresarios to book Steel Rail for a concert gig. So it feels right to make one of our first…

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February 15, 2015

Warming up the winter night

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Steel Rail comeback concert at Le Petit Campus in Montreal Feb. 7. A great time was had by all, especially SR themselves: Tod, Ellen and Dave.


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January 25, 2015

Back in gear

How time flies when you're far from home.

After a five-year break from the concert stage, it's great to be preparing for a show in our home town, Montreal.

Some things haven't changed: the official practice food…

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