Band Biography

SWINGING STEAKS PERSONNEL

A five-man band out of Boston,MA, Swinging Steaks are among the originators of the current roots rock/ alt.country movement. Fueled by singer/songwriters Jamie Walker, Tim Giovanniello, and Jim Gambino the group's material explores a rich diversity of musical Americana from full tilt rockers to mandolin-driven melodies and soulful ballads.

The Steaks' second album, "Southside of the Sky" introduced the band to a national audience with two top ten AAA radio singles and appearances on NBC-TV's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and NPR's "Mountain Stage". Their six self-released albums, "Suicide at the Wishing Well", "Shiner", the live, acoustic "Bare", ,"KickSnareHat", "Sunday Best", and "Live in '93' have continued to expose the group to new audiences and garner them appearances at SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon and Nashville Extravaganza.

The Steaks have appeared with John Fogerty, Hank Williams,Jr., the Black Crowes, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Poco, Los Lobos, Jimmy Dale Gilmore, Paul Westerberg, The Band, Jason and the Scorchers among others and have toured extensively on their own.

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