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 our anniversary correctly!). Here's one…

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, we'll be playing some SR classics along…

Out of this world

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

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 party vibe on…

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: are three great new tunes by Ellen, Once…

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. Here is a sample…

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 our first comeback concert outside Montreal after an…

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 comeback concerts at the Black Sheep…

Warming up the winter night

Originally posted Feb. 15, 2015
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Steel Rail comeback concert at Le Petit Capus in Montreal Feb. 7. A great time was had by all, especially SR themselves: Tod, Ellen and Dave.


Back in gear

Originally posted Jan. 25, 2015
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…