In December 2017, The Steels family returns to The Fitzgerald Theater! A Christmas Celebration with The Steeles returns for two shows featuring the songs you know and love. So bring your family to spend Christmas with our family as we echo the sacred and secular sounds of the season!
About the Steeles The Steeles consist of five siblings; J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta, and Billy Steele whose singing style is an integral part of the Minnesota sound. They have recorded and performed with Prince, Donald Fagen, Morgan Freeman, George Clinton, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Mavis Staples, Johnny Lang, The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, the national radio broadcast A Prairie Home Companion and others throughout their long and storied career. The family has traveled around the world in the acclaimed musical The Gospel at Colonus including a Broadway run at the Lunt Fontanne theatre in1988. Their accomplishments span far and wide including corporate projects with Target, AMBEV, and Delta Airlines.
Their bold, heartfelt, melodic sounds have been experienced throughout the United States and around the world including Paris, London, Barcelona, Italy, Moscow, Brazil, and Scotland. The Steeles have also contributed to several soundtracks including the documentary Hoopdreams, and films; Graffiti Bridge, Blank Man, Corrina. Corrina and most recently, The Meantime on UpTV. The siblings continue to perform in world class productions including the 150th Anniversary celebration of the renowned Mayo Clinic in 2014.
To their credit are several Gold and Platinum albums as well as the recent Sally Award in Education. They have released seven CDs and is currently working on the eighth; The Colors of Gershwin featuring new arrangements of the beloved music of George and Ira Gershwin.