Steel Toed Slippers
Sat, May 19, 2012
Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm19 Broadway
Tickets Available at the Door
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Feat) and eight-time Grammy award winning guitarist, Johnny Lee Schell (Bonnie Raitt, BB King, Lucinda Williams, Taj Mahal).
Over the eleven track skeleton, STS casually kicks the current blues rock equation to the curb and replaces the popular stripped down garage vibe with a full bodied blend of pop, funk, boogie, soul, and jazz. Instead of a one trick pony that trots on one style and sound, STS offer a more versatile ride with upbeat boogies (Laystep, Lookdown, First Encounter); mellow grooves (Here Comes, Keeper); and accessible singles (Fading, Beyond Lock) that mix a multitude of styles and sounds from different eras, but are catchy enough for modern day fans.
As soon as their debut album faded into fuzz, I knew what their moniker meant. A steel toed slipper is relaxed but grounded, chill but steady. Steel Toed Slippers— a band that can best be described as The Spin Doctors, Drive By Truckers, and Little Feat dancing in the forest— are here to stay and grow, much like the Redwoods that surrounded their youth.
Featuring Chris Norton (Zappa Plays Zappa)
17 Broadway Blvd.
Fairfax, CA, 94930