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Steffey is "Here to Stay"

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 – Adam Steffey, a member of The Boxcars, said today he would release a new solo album next month.

"Here to Stay" drops Sept. 23 on Mountain Home. The 12-song disc from Steffey, who also was in Union Station and Mountain Heart, was recorded with Ron Stewart on fiddle, Jason Davis on banjo, Barry Bales on bass and Aaron Ramsey on guitar.

Songs include "Little Liza Jane," "The Space I'm In," written by Eric Gibson and the Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford-penned "The Town That Isn't There."

Steffey was a founding member and performer with the three-time IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year Award-Winning band The Boxcars. This is Steffey's fourth recording as a solo artist.

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Here to Stay CD review - Here to Stay
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Familiar With The Ground CD review - Familiar With The Ground
The Boxcars underwent their first major personnel change in the summer of 2014 when founding member John Bowman departed to devote more time to his expanding ministry. Over the course of the band's first three releases, Bowman's vocals, fiddle and guitar work had been a major cornerstone of their immediate success. For their fourth release, the four remaining founding members are still on hand - Adam Steffey on mandolin, Ron Stewart on banjo (though he is also a fine fiddler), Keith »»»
New Primitive CD review - New Primitive
To those who follow bluegrass and country music, go to the festivals and arena shows, and pay attention to things like liner notes, Adam Steffey is a well-known quantity of long standing. He's toured and recorded with the likes of Dolly Parton and Vince Gill, spent a few years in Alison Krauss' band Union Station, and currently gigs with The Boxcars, one of the hottest bands on the bluegrass circuit. Simply put, he's among the finest mandolin players around. What you might not know »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
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