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The Steel Wheels - Brecksville United Methodist / Burntwood Tavern
















The Steel Wheels

Just for a change of pace from jazz, opera and classical, we’ll be seeing and listening to a very special group tonight that, frankly, plays my favorite music – a mix of traditional country, blues and with a tinge of bluegrass. Our venue is the Brecksville United Methodist Church.

5:30 to 6 p.m. – Dinner Burntwood Tavern, Brecksville - 8188 Brecksville Road, [masked]

Burntwood Tavern Web Site (click here)

7:30 p.m.The Steel Wheels band performs.  Tickets are just $10

Tickets are now on sale on EventBright: (click here)

Seating is limited so an early advance purchase is recommended.

We have arranged for a meet-and-greet right after the concert with band members. The Church is providing finger foods and beverages for the after party. As well there will be CDs available for purchase and signing.

When you arrive ask to be directed to the Music Cleveland! seating.  We’ll have prime reserved seats close to the stage. Because this is a fairly small and intimate venue, your RSVP is very important. We will do our best to accommodate drop-ins as space permits. Please cancel no later than 9 p.m. the evening before the event. Later cancellations will be considered as “no-shows.”










WHO: The Steel Wheels

WHEN: Thursday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Brecksville United Methodist Church, 65 Public Square in Brecksville 44141

TICKETS: On sale NOW via EventBrite.  (click here)

DINNER: 5:30 to 6 p.m. – Burntwood Tavern - 8188 Brecksville Road, [masked]

Burntwood Tavern Web Site (click here) {Burntwood is in the former Spanish Tavern location}





Burntwood Tavern offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with a copper top bar, leather soft seating, barnwood beams, and outdoor terraces. The menu is straight forward with steaks, sliders, hand cut fries, smoked, planked, and wood grilled food.

Old barns were used inside all four of the Burntwood Tavern restaurants. Hand hewn beams, barn boards and reclaimed barn wood that are rich in character from being weathered by the wind, sun and rain over decades fills the restaurant.  Antique barn wood is a true “exotic wood” that is crafted by nature.

VENUE: Brecksville United Methodist Church, 65 Public Square in Brecksville - on Ohio Rt 21 just north of the intersection with Ohio Rt. 82.  Take I-77 south and exit eastbound on Rt 82. Church web site (click here).

The Steel Wheels Web site (click here)

They are really good! Here’s a sample of their music (click here)









The Steel Wheels

On the road and in the studio, The Steel Wheels are tapping into Americana traditions and creating fresh-sounding acoustic fervor. The band's new album Lay Down Lay Low succeeds in capturing the fire-in-the-belly spirit of the band's mesmerizing live shows wile fine-tuning carefully crafted lyrical stories that surprise the ear and linger in the heart. Like the Shenandoah Valley that the band calls home, Lay Down Lay Low reveals both light and shadow, providing a musical landscape for songs that chronicle and celebrate what the band describes as "the good struggle."

The chemistry of the musicians and a flare for honest storytelling roots the album in fertile ground. Acoustic instrumentation escorts the listener into a slow dance or a full-throttle ride, while lead vocals from Trent Wagler soar and find the perfect complement in supporting vocals from mandolin player Jay Lapp, with bass player Brian Dickel and fiddler Eric Brubaker joining for soul-thrilling harmonies. "Americana music at its very best!" said Larry Groce of Mountain Stage.

For this hard-touring band, Lay Down Lay Low is the worthy follow-up to Red Wing , which ranked in the Americana Music Association's Top 100 Albums of the Year in 2010, after spending 13 weeks on the Top 40 Americana radio charts and, notably, landing as the second-highest ranked album of all independent releases that year. Red Wing also cracked the EuroAmericana Top 10 and Folk charts and racked up five Independent Music Awards nominations, winning Best Country Song.










"If one must compare The Steel Wheels to another act in order to get an idea of their music imagine a blend of the passion of the Avett Brothers, the instrumentals of Old Crow Medicine Show and then sprinkle in the backwoods feel of The Legendary Shack Shakers. In truth attempting to compare them with anyone is an injustice, since after one listen you can hear that they stand very well on their own perch," John Walker, Americana Roots.

"The Steel Wheels are certainly going places... on the line between old timey folk and something raw, new and bluegrassy. Catch Trent and company on their way to fame and glory." said "Cover Lay Down" magazine.

The Steel Wheels Lay Down, Lay Low is a perfect blend of harmony and strings that take you back to the old home place where it was a joy to be alive.” - Larry Winters, KPFT Houston.















Get a FREE download of this album - Live at Ignition Garage(CLICK HERE)
Get a free download of Rain in the Valley: CLICK HERE

**"Rain In the Valley" is off of the March 2012 full album release, Lay Down Lay Low!** The Steel Wheels formed more than 7 years ago and have toured extensively throughout North America including multiple bicycle-powered tours! Enjoy this sneak peek from "Lay Down Lay Low" available everywhere March 6th on CD and Vinyl!





The group's 2010 album "Red Wing" spent 13 weeks on the Americana Music Association Top 40 charts, topping at No. 15, and cracked the Top 10 of the EuroAmericana charts. The Steel Wheels received five nominations in the 2010 The Independent Music Awards, winning top country song honors for song "Nothing You Can't Lose."














Red Wing Video (click here)

Red Wing Trailer (click here)

Another video Rain (click here)



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  • Karen C.

    i enjoyed dinner at Burntwood Tavern.

    February 13, 2014

  • Barb

    It was great...... foot-stompin' at times, and mountain soul at others. Bring them back!

    February 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Worth while

    February 7, 2014

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