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Merilyn Steele / Bio

Get your joint jumpin’ with the positive vibe of the Merilyn Steele Band!

Pumping out a live show of high energy classic rock and roll, country rock and blues consisting of hit covers and quirky uptempo originals this band will get you moving. Paying tribute to artists such as Creedence, Wilson & Pickett, Mary Chapin-Carpenter, Lee Kernaghan, Alan Jackson, Eric Clapton, Bryan Ferry, The Mavericks etc you can be assured of a variety of great danceable tunes.

The bands beginning’s were auspicious with two local musicicans so impressed with Merilyn’s CD (Extraordinary Daze) at her launch they approached her to form a band. Honoured by their offer she agreed and so the boys rang some mates to form the rest of the band which started in 2009 and has continued in various forms ever since.

Based in Sydney this 5 piece band already had folk round town talking after their very first gig and made a fun videoclip which received airplay on pay TV’s CMC channel. www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3-7QRryy8k

Performance highlights include ‘The Basement’ in Sydney’s Circular Quay, Tamworth Music Festival, New Years Eve at Lithgow Workers Club.
Other venues played include Penrith RSL, St. George Leagues Club, Stockton RSL Club, Ryan’s Hotel Thirroul, Westmead Tavern, Matraville RSL, Sydney Harbour cruises, Rocks Rhythmboat.

Meet the band…
Merilyn Steele – lead vocals, harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin
Mark Bishop – Lead & slide guitar, vocals & harmony vocals
Ric Thomas – Drums
Gary Bates– Bass guitar
John Tweed – Keyboards, synthesiser & vocals

Find out for yourself why everyone is talking about the Merilyn Steele Band!
Bookings: Alter Ego Promotions 0403 869 364

General Info

Band Members
Merilyn Steele, Mark Bishop, Bill Crossland, Ric Thomas, John Tweed
Artist Name
Merilyn Steele
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/merilynsteele
Active Since
01/08
Genres
Americana / Country Rock / Blues

Contact Info

Location
Botany, NSW, AU
Manager
Alter Ego Promotions

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