Get an alert when new Steve'n'Seagulls dates are announced
Those who follow American roots music in-depth already know that Europe is thriving with interest in authentic expressions of American roots, including classic country and bluegrass. Many American independent artists and labels laud the European market as a bastion of support for projects that sometimes are virtually ignored in their country of origin, but blow up in the Old World. And more and more Europeans have been dropping the techno routine and taking up traditional acoustic instruments to become willing participants in the roots revival.
Such is the case for the Finland-based roots band Steve ‘N’ Seagulls. “We all knew each other and had been playing together before,” explains Pukki Kaalinen of the band, who says they morphed into their current incarnation in 2011. “We just switched to acoustic instruments and found a barn to practice in.”
Finding inspiration from the “agricultural environment,” when the band posted a fun video of an old-school acoustic version of Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper” on June 10th, the video went viral. It received nearly 2 million hits, and Steve ‘N’ Seagulls had found their niche not just in Finland, but in the roots world at large. Though it was clearly a gimmick, the instrumentation was so spot on, and the singing so clear, it was a great cross-continent collaboration of an English song, with American roots instrumentation, performed by Finnish natives.
See more info at stevenseagulls.com
Image © Jaakko Manninen
Steve'n'Seagulls tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Feb 2015.
Steve'n'Seagulls Tour Dates
- You are tracking Steve'n'Seagulls
- Receive email as soon as new tour dates are announced
- 1,382,365 fans now rely on Ents24 alerts
- Alerts are free and always will be!
- We never share details with 3rd parties
No current UK tour dates for Steve'n'Seagulls
Alert me when new Steve'n'Seagulls tour dates are announced...
You are tracking Steve'n'Seagulls.
We will email you as soon as UK tour dates are announced.
- Be the first to know about new Steve'n'Seagulls tour dates
- Alerts are free always will be
- We hate spam and will never share your email address with anyone else
- 1,382,365 fans now rely on Ents24 to track their favourite artists and venues
Puttour dates on your web site
- Customisable, flexible tour date widget
- Super quick set-up, get the code here
News and Announcements RSS feed
No current news or announcements.
Fans who like 'Steve'n'Seagulls' also like:
Do you represent Steve'n'Seagulls, or are you a member of their promotional team? Click here to claim this page