New Release from The Band Steele Coming FEB 4

The Band Steele is preparing to drop their newest single, “Whitehouse Road”, to all music streaming platforms. This track marks the first country song The Band Steele has release that wasn’t written by Bo and Ben themselves. “Whitehouse Road” comes from American singer and songwriter Tyler Childers’ album Purgatory released in August 2017. This fan favorite has…


The Band Steele are high school friends Bo Steele and Ben Rubino from Winston County, Alabama who began performing together at the age of 14. Their third single “Sit Awhile” was released to country radio in August 2018  and is a moving tribute to U.S. military service members and their families. The track peaked…

The Band Steele’s New Single to launch October 15th

The Band Steele has announced the pre-sale of their brand new single, “Fire and Smoke”. The new single can be pre-saved/pre-order here:

The Band Steele Releases “AMAZING GRACE”

The release of “Amazing Grace” is upon us! As the early Band Steele fans know, gospel music including “Victory In Jesus” has always been a part of Bo and Ben’s journey. For many years the comments on social media continue to pile up suggesting more gospel music. The Band Steele is proud to announce that…

The Band Steele wins KBOE’s Artist of the Year 2020

The Band Steele has officially been named KBOE’s Artist of the Year 2020! Bo Steele and Ben Rubino are honored for the award and are thankful to have such a great relationship with Steve Shetler and the whole team at KBOE Country Radio.

“Drink the Pain Away” is NOW AVAILABLE

The brand new single from The Band Steele is now available on all streaming platforms. ‘Drink the Pain Away’ follows their previous single ‘You’re Gonna Have to Miss Me’ which reached TOP 30 on the Music Row Country Break Out Chart in Nashville, TN. “Drink The Pain Away” is a gritty ballad that delivers a…

“You’re Gonna Have to Miss Me” Hits TOP 30

The Band Steele’s new single “You’re Gonna Have to Miss Me” has officially reached TOP 30 on the Music Row Magazine Breakout Country Chart. This is their second TOP 30 on the Nashville chart following their first TOP 40 which was the military tribute, “Sit Awhile”.


JAMIE GARDAM 24TH APRIL 2020  Fire River Records has announced the newest release anticipated from its flagship artist, The Band Steele. Bo Steele/Ben Rubino will release the original tune “You’re Gonna Have To Miss Me” to country radio Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Co-written by Steele, Rubino and Stacy Stavola, the reflective, true-to-life track tells the a story of a family’s sacrifice on the…


April 2, 2020 Press Release In the News  An Emotional Conflict Between A Passionate Pursuit & The Sacrifices Available Via All Digital Retail And Streaming Platforms Friday, May 22, 2020Set To Impact Country Radio Tuesday, May 26, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fire River Records has announced the newest release anticipated from its flagship artist, The Band Steele. Bo Steele/Ben Rubino will release the original tune “You’re…


 Fire River Records has announced the newest release anticipated from its flagship artist, The Band Steele. The duo (Bo Steele/Ben Rubino) will release its sixth studio recording, titled “Copper Coil,”*in late February. Co-written by Steele, Rubino and Stacy Stavola, the soulful and captivating track will be available via all digital retail and streaming platforms Friday, February 21, 2020. Produced by Matt McClure (Lee Brice/Lindsay…

The Band Steele on SMALL TOWN BIG DEAL

Our episode of Small Town Big Deal is airing again!! Tonight on RFD-TV: 9:30 EST, 8:30 Central, 7:30 Mountain, 6:30 PST and repeats at 1:30am EST, 12:30 Central, 11:30 Mountain and 10:30 PST!! We are super thankful to have be apart of the #ArmyRangers episode! Thank you #SmallTownBigDeal & a huge thank you to our #USArmy! #LeadTheWay #Rangers #SitAwhile #Dahlonega #Georgia #Army

Bo Steele performs our National Anthem for the Wounded Warrior Project

Another incredible day in San Antonio, TX. Bo Steele performs our National Anthem for the Wounded Warrior Project Carry Forward 5K Event. To participate in the WWP Carry Forward 5K Events follow the links below:Facebook: #WWPCarryForward

New Single “Waitin’ On Sunshine” debuts on The Ty Bentli Show

The Band Steele spent three Fridays in September joining the crew at The Ty Bentli Show for their Ten-Minute-Tune including September 20th, the release of the duo’s brand new single “Waitin’ On Sunshine”.

“Waitin’ on Sunshine” is NOW AVAILABLE

COUNTRY RECORDING DUOTHE BAND STEELE SET TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “WAITIN’ ON SUNSHINE” “Forever Love” Tune Available Via All Digital Retail And Streaming Platforms September 20, 2019  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fire River Records’ flagship recording artist, The Band Steele (Bo Steele/Ben Rubino), is set to release its newest studio recording, “Waitin’ On Sunshine.”* Co-written by Steele, Rubino and Stacy Stavola, the track is slated…

The Country Note: The Band Steele To Appear At 2019 Wounded Warrior Project Carry Forward 5K Events

August 20, 2019 San Diego, CA • Nashville, TN • Jacksonville, FL NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based country recording duo, The Band Steele (Bo Steele/ Ben Rubino), is slated to participate in the upcoming Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Carry Forward® 5K, delivered by CSX®. Lending their time and talents, The Band Steele will appear at three WWP Carry Forward 5K…

The Band Steele Set To Release New Single “Waitin’ On Sunshine” — Due September 20, 2019

COUNTRY RECORDING DUOTHE BAND STEELE SET TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “WAITIN’ ON SUNSHINE” “Forever Love” Tune Available Via All Digital Retail And Streaming Platforms September 20, 2019  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fire River Records’ flagship recording artist, The Band Steele (Bo Steele/Ben Rubino), is set to release its newest studio recording, “Waitin’ On Sunshine.”* Co-written by Steele, Rubino and Stacy Stavola, the track is slated…

The Band Steele visits Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida

It was an eye opening experience to perform at Tyndall Air Force Base. The damage from #HurricaneMichael is still very prevalent in the area & our hearts go out to all the victims from the storm. Thank you so much for having us Tyndall Air Force Base; we hope to visit again soon.

WDAM – Midday Interview: The Band Steele

July 18, 2019 at 5:57 PM CDT Check out the video below:

Fort Hood celebrates 4th of July

The event, celebrating the 243rd anniversary of the publication of the Declaration of Independence, featured activities and entertainment for all ages. H-E-B held its signature cart races, where competitors race down the track with grocery carts to a table of groceries waiting to be bagged and carted back to the finish line. Children’s inflatables lined…

‘Roundabouts and Tornaders’ – The Band Steele Share Their Talkback Anthem at WNEP

POSTED 6:36 PM, JUNE 28, 2019, BY JON MEYER, UPDATED AT 08:18PM, JUNE 28, 2019 MOOSIC, Pa. — It’s a musical tribute to Talkback 16. Bo Steele and Ben Rubino from The Band Steele had 10 minutes to come up with a tune on a national radio show just after they heard our Talkback 16 call. “We didn’t…

The Band Steele to perform at Central Iowa Fair July 13

JUN 20, 2019 SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ Staff Writer The Band Steele began as an internet sensation and has built a national following performing at fairs and festivals and for U.S. military at bases and hospitals. The singer-songwriter pair will perform at 8 p.m. July 13 at the Central Iowa Fair. In an interview with the Times-Republican,…

The Band Steele Performing at the Warrior Outreach Annual Golf Tournament

June 14, 2019  Marlena Mumma  The Band Steele, a singer-songwriter pair out of Nashville are scheduled to perform at the Warrior Outreach Annual Golf Tournament at Fort Benning, Friday, June 14 @ 6 PM . The Band Steele are currently celebrating the release of their third single, “Sit Awhile,” (the corresponding music video was featured on now on country radio and MUSICROW TOP 40. In…

The Band Steele Writes Song About PA Roundabout ‘Tornaders’

POSTED 10:34 AM, JUNE 10, 2019, BY WNEP WEB STAFF NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Roundabout ‘tornaders’ strike again.  This time during an appearance by The Band Steele on a nationally-syndicated radio morning show. Monday morning on The Ty Bentli Show, the band took part in the show’s popular #10MinuteTune segment. The Band Steele was asked to create a song in…

The Band Steele on The Ty Bentli Show for the 10 Min. Tune

The Band Steele visits the The Ty Bentli Show for the #10MinuteTune on #NashFM. They were given 10 minutes to write a song about how Pennsylvania traffic circles could be the cause of some recent tornadoes.  Watch what happened here:…

Star Power: Celebrities Supporting Wounded Warriors in New York City

NEW YORK, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrities are coming together to support wounded veterans at the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner® May 16 at Gotham Hall. Mario Lopez, host of the entertainment news magazine show Extra, is hosting the event. The event honors both wounded warriors and the supporters who help make WWP programs and services possible.  Wounded…


The Band Steele was invited to perform at the Single Marine Program Dinner aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina.

The Band Steele chosen as Artist Of The Month by USO Fort Campbell

The Band Steele started off the month of May with some exciting news! They’ve been chosen as “Band of the Month” by USO Fort Campbell. Performances have been scheduled on base throughout the month.

The Band Steele featured on The 615 Hideaway & Center Stage Magazine LIVE STREAM

The Band Steele was part of another great episode of Center Stage Live at the 615 Hideaway. The episode was packed with amazing LIVE music and a great studio audience. Watch the stream below!

The Band Steele joins Army Rangers at Camp Merrill for Ranger Homecoming Event

Approximately 3000 visitors attend The Ranger Homecoming Event at US Army Camp Merrill every year. Bo Steele, lead singer of The Band Steele, was given the honor of performing the National Anthem to kick off the annual event. The Band Steele performed a concert that evening for the Rangers and leadership attending the event. “Camp…

The Band Steele performs at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey

The Band Steele performs at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Wednesday, April 24. Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst (JB MDL) is the only tri-service base in the United States Department of Defense and includes units from all five armed forces branches. The Duo was invited to partake in a full base tour including participating in a flight simulation experience.

The Band Steele Joins Orange County Choppers at the NY International Auto Show

The Band Steele was invited to join Orange County Choppers at the New York International Auto Show. As the crowds lined up to meet Paul Sr. from the world famous television show “American Choppers” The Band Steele performed inside the OCC Booth.

The Band Steele in Brooklyn to perform at Historic Fort Hamilton

The Band Steele to perform at the Fort Hamilton Community Club Friday, April 19 at 7PM. Fort Hamilton MWR is hosting this event in support of the  Army Emergency Relief Fund. The AER Fund was founded in 1942 to serve the Army by providing financial assistance to Soldiers and their families. Fort Hamilton is the fourth oldest installation in…

The Band Steele tours the Coast Guard Base in Boston

The Band Steele just finished up at Coast Guard Base Boston with the USO New England. After their performance for the US Coast Guard they were taken on a private tour of the USCGC SENECA.

The Band Steele Performs at WEST POINT, NY

The Band Steele performs at the 2019 West Point Brew Fest on Friday, April 12. W

The Band Steele Performs at ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS

After a tour of world famous Orange County Choppers shop, The Band Steele performed at the OCC Cafe for fans & the crew! “Orange County Choppers (OCC) is a motorcycle manufacturer and lifestyle brand company based in the town of Newburgh, located in Orange County, New York, that was founded in 1999 by Paul Teutul Sr., The company was featured on American Chopper,…

WBHA Interview with The Band Steele

The Band Steele Blog / March 26, 2019 Bo and Ben from The Band Steele tells us about their new single “Sit Awhile” that’s dedicated to the Military. Also, growing up in Alabama and what their song “Victory In Jesus” means to them.

CRS50 with Missy: The Band Steele

by  Missy Wolf / 60 days ago /  Comments Join us as we sit with The Band Steele at Nashville’s Country Radio Seminar to talk about what they have been up to.  Ben Rubino and Bo Steele have a special place in their heart for those who have served in the military. Committed to helping our vets that suffer…

“Sit Awhile” is #36 on the MusicRow Country Breakout Chart

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Road Dog Media Group at CRS 2019 with The Band Steele

The Band Steele’s Current Single “Sit Awhile” just landed at #36 on the Music Row breakout Chart We had the opportunity to meet The Band Steele and talk awhile during Country Radio Seminar in Nashville last week. Bo Steele and Ben Rubino make of the duo that is taking country music as well as social…

The Band Steele to record new music with Top Nashville Producer

The Band Steele has announced that they will be recording new music in Nashville with Matt McClure in mid-March. McClure is a multi-platinum selling, 3 time Grammy nominated, multi-#1 Producer/Recording Engineer/Mixer who has co-produced three #1 hit singles for Lee Brice.  “Hard To Love”, “I Drive Your Truck”, and “Drinking Class”. “I Drive Your Truck”…

The Band Steele wins Favorite New Group or Duo [2018 SFCM Awards]

Congratulations to all of the winners in the 2018 SFCM Awards! Entertainer of the Year – Blake Shelton Favorite Male Artist – Blake Shelton Favorite Female Artist – Carrie Underwood Favorite Group – Alabama Favorite Duo – Brooks & Dunn Favorite New Male Artist – Tyler Rich Favorite New Female Artist – Ashley McBryde Favorite New…


We’re pumped to be back in Alabama TONIGHT at 8 PM for a pop-up performance at Fort Rucker! Thanks so much to Fort Rucker MWR for their hospitality! If you’re on base, come see us!

The Band Steele at Columbus Air Force Base

We’re honored to perform at Columbus Air Force Base TOMORROW, Thursday, Jan. 24. If you’re on base, head over to Overrun, in the Event Center at 6 PM! Big thanks to Columbus AFB Living for helping make this pop-up performance possible!


We’re pumped for our pop-up performance TOMORROW at USO Fort Hood! This acoustic performance starts at 12 PM and is only open to those on base.

The Band Steele on NBC’s ‘Today In Nashville’

Thanks so much to Today In Nashville for having us on air earlier this week. Go check out our performance of “Sit Awhile”!

On The Row: The Band Steele

LB Rogers • January 9, 2019  The Band Steele. Photo: Haley Crow About an hour south of Muscle Shoals, Bo Steele and Ben Rubino grew up in a town with one red light called Double Springs, Alabama. After Rubino heard Steele cover a Seether song at the high school talent show, he and his brother asked Steele to join their…

The Band Steele at National Museum of the Marine Corps

We’ll be at the National Museum of the Marine Corps TONIGHT for a pop-up performance at 5 PM in Triangle, VA. If you’re in the area, come join us!

California Radio Tour brings us to 23ABC Bakersfield with Mike Hart

Waking up before sunrise has its perks, especially when you get to spend it at 23ABC Bakersfield. Thanks to Mike Hart 23ABC and everyone at the station for having us!


Join us in Kentucky! Friday, Nov. 30th at 7pm for a FREE concert at FORT CAMPBELL!!  Anyone who has an ID card and is age 18+ is welcome to attend! Guests are also welcome – age 18+ and need to present valid drivers license, car insurance and car registration at Gate 4 (TC Freeman main gate) and pass…

FB reaches 200,000 Followers

Today is a special day for us! We’ve hit 200,000 on Facebook and we have all of you to thank for this. Your support continues to fuel this fire & like we’ve said many times, we couldn’t be here without you. Thank you all!

‘195’ at #3 on Taste Of Country’s TOP 10 Country Music Videos of the Week

TASTE OF COUNTRY STAFF | September 14, 2018   Carrie Underwood has just released a colorful new video for her new single, “Love Wins.” Will we be seeing it in the top country music videos of the week? Michael Ray, Colt Ford and Tyler Farr, Lee Brice and Jessica Mitchell all have new videos out…

‘195’ OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE] ON TASTE OF COUNTRY By: STERLING WHITAKER  |  September 5th, 2018   THE BAND STEELE GET HONEST ABOUT LIFE ON THE ROAD IN GRITTY NEW ‘195’ VIDEO [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE] The Band Steele have just filmed a new video for their current single, “195,” and the duo are letting Taste of Country readers see it before anyone else. Bo Steele…


Music City Media:   *TUNE-IN ALERT* NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 27, 2018) –– Fire River Records’ flagship recording artist, The Band Steele            (Bo Steele/Ben Rubino), will celebrate the television broadcast debut of its latest video, “195.”  The clip is slated for a world premiere next week on Heartland TV’s “Country Fix”…


Music City Media: https: // Song Idea Spawned In Jest Becomes Duo’s  Most Poignant & Moving Signature Song — A Fan Favorite NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 17, 2018) – Fire River Records’flagship recording artist, The Band Steele(Bo Steele/Ben Rubino), will release its newest tune, “Sit Awhile,” *to country radio on Monday, August 13, 2018 (PlayMpe-7/12/18). Originating…

The Band Steele joins the 64 Audio Family

  “64 Audio was started by Vitaliy Belonozhko, a sound engineer who has been working with musicians and production companies in the Northwest for more than a decade. Not long into his career he discovered the advantages of IEMs over traditional floor “wedges”. After trying out a few brands it was apparent that a better…


The Band Steele has finished up CMA Fest 2018 with 8 shows down and now head to Alabama for a home town show on June 16. This years annual Phil Campbell Hoedown is scheduled for June 15-16 and has a full lineup of entertainment. Saturday, Station Street will take the stage from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Fairlane will…
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Why country music ? ~ Country music is a perfect fit for The Band Steele because country is who we are. Country music fans, and the industry overall, are a close-knit community of family-oriented folks who work hard and play harder. That’s us! We feel like country music listeners can relate to our stories the…
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MARCH 27, 2018/ CAREY HOOD When I decided to go to The Band Steele show at MadLife Stage & Studios in Woodstock, Georgia, I didn’t know what to expect.  I spoke with their manager, before the show, and she told me how she had been in the music business for years but had stepped away from it for a…

MUSIC UPDATE CENTRAL Review: The Band Steele – Moon in a Mason Jar Album

March 14, 2018   |   By: Bradley Curry       The Band Steele “Moon in a Mason Jar” -Album   Lifelong friends Bo Steele and Ben Rubino released their first full-length album “Moon in a Mason Jar” back in October of 2017, and since it has received praise from country fans across America. The two do…

Essential 8+: The Band Steele – The Daily Country   The Band Steele – high school friends, Bo Steele and Ben Rubino – began playing music together at age 14 in Winston County, Alabama. In 2016, they released their debut EP, Tan Lines & Moonshine, which featured the tunes “Tan Lines,” and “Sit Awhile,” an anthemic tribute to the United States military and their families. In October 2017, the duo released their…
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Early Applause at Radio with THE BAND STEELE’s New Single “195”

“There’s been country music with a rock edge, but never with a rock voice. …Until now.” – Greg Almond/WGGC – Bowling Green, KY   “The Band Steele’s ‘195’ is a well-written, passionate song, performed with feeling and boasts great harmonies.”                               …

The Band Steele joins Rye Davis & Friends in Bowling Green, Kentucky

After meeting Rye Davisduring the ‘Goober 95.1 WGGC‘ radio interview & “Write a Song” contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Rye invited Bo & Ben to join him at The Spillway Bar & Grill the same night for his local show featuring him and a few local musicians for a night of live music with some friends.…
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Bo Steele presents the Hometown Hero Award to WWII Veteran

Another honor for The Band Steele as Bo Steele presents the Hometown Hero Award to William Provonsha, a 95 year old WWII Veteran during 3rd period of the Toledo Walleye Hockey game on Veterans Day. William Provonsha was a Staff Sergeant in the Army during World War II. William resided in Lucas County, Ohio before…

Bo Steele sings National Anthem at the Toledo Veterans Day Parade

In a nod to Veterans Day, a brief service in front of Promenade Park will begin this year’s parade at 10 a.m. Bo Steele, of the Alabama-based Band Steele, will perform the national anthem, and the Liberty Aviation Museum, in Port Clinton, will provide planes for a patriotic flyover.
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The Band Steele signs their own “Celebrity Bun” at Tony Packo’s

The Most Popular Buns in the Midwest In 1972, Burt Reynolds was starring in a production of “The Rainmaker” at a Toledo auditorium. At the suggestion of Tony’s daughter, Nancy, Reynolds stopped by the restaurant to enjoy a meal after one of his shows.  When asked for his autograph, Reynolds picked up a hot dog…

The Band Steele plays a Private Show for the local Todelo Veterans

Bo & Ben were honored to spend their night before Veterans Day preforming at the American Legion for the Veterans of Toledo, OH. The night was incredibly fun and filled with emotions as The Band Steele showed their respect by singing military songs such as John Michael Montgomery’s “Letters From Home”, Jamey Johnson’s “In Color”,…
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Focus TV Interview

The Band Steele from Focus TV on Vimeo.

Hunter Hayes, G Love, Steve Vai Perform at Malibu Guitar Festival- Billboard

Hunter Hayes, G Love, Steve Vai Perform at Malibu Guitar Festival 5/24/2017 by Selma Fonseca Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Verizon Hunter Hayes performs onstage during the go90 Live Concert Series Celebrating Super Bowl 50 at The Regency Ballroom on Feb. 4, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. Several leading country and rock musicians from Mick…
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The Band Steele is performing NASCAR, Drivin’ For Linemen 200 in ST. Louis, MO

NASCAR, LINEMEN & ST. LOUIS, MO….we are coming back!!!! So happy to officially announce that we will be performing at the NASCAR Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Race at Gateway Motorsports Park on June 17th, 2017 at 2:30PM!! Come join us for an amazing day of NASCAR and MUSIC!

2nd Annual (2017) Georgia Tiny House Festival

The Band Steele will be performing at the tiny house festival on March 4th. The 2nd Annual Georgia Tiny House Festival is coming back to Eatonton, Georgia in 2017! Returning are the multitude of tiny houses, converted school buses, vintage campers, yurts, micro homes, and many, more tiny structures unique to the tiny lifestyle. There…
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The Band Steele blends rock and roll, country genres – The Gadsden Times

By Benjamin NunnallyTimes Staff Writer The Band Steele comes to the Still Bar and Grille Friday night to bring a little rock and roll and a whole lot of country. This is the band’s first show in Gadsden, but the Alabama natives from Winston County have been playing music around the state for years after…
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Bo Steele in a major motion picture, starring John Travolta

Fire River Records secured Bo Steele a role in a motion picture, Life on the Line, starring John Travolta, Kate Bosworth and Sharon Stone. This fantastic opportunity allowed him to perform an original song from their new album in the movie, which was released on November 18, 2016. The band’s involvement in the movie Life…
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The Band STEELE to perform Friday and Saturday at NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Brought To You By Altec

Gateway Motorsports Park is proud to welcome The Band STEELE (,, @TheBandSteele) to its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Brought To You By Altec this weekend. STEELE will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday during the fanfest known as Party at the ‘Plex in the infield of the superspeedway. They also…