John Steele plays solo and as a member of the following bands    

Barclay and Steele

A collaboration with traditional singer Rebecca Barclay. Described by fRoots magazine as combining "strangely mesmorizing vocal" with "beautifully intricate and exuberant picking", the duo present compelling arangements of traditional songs and tunes from the British Isles, France and Canada.

Maximum Pastry!

Traditional ceilidh band based in the north-east of England, featuring Nichol Caisley (fiddle), Damian Caisley (banjo), Alan Nixon (accordian) and John Steele (guitar).


Ladies of the Rolling Pin

Border Morris side based in Wakefield, Rhode Island. John regularly plays fiddle for their dances.