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Steve Leonard, Guitarist for Queen Tribute Almost Queen, Releases New Album “The Good Wheel” with Show at Garcia’s at The Cap
NEW YORK, NY (April 10, 2023) – Steve Leonard, renowned guitarist for the popular Queen tribute band Almost Queen, has released his brand-new album “The Good Wheel” featuring 12 original songs, now available on popular digital music stores and streaming platforms.
“The Good Wheel” showcases Leonard’s unique blend of rock and reflective songwriting, with musical contributions from notable musicians including Eric Slick (Dr. Dog) on drums, Dave Dreiwitz (Ween, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead) on bass, John Skehan (Railroad Earth) on mandolin, and more. The album cover features stunning hand-drawn psychedelic artwork by artist Josh Levy (Asheville Art Family), bringing Leonard’s vision to life.
Leonard, who has been touring and opening for Almost Queen at renowned venues such as The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY and Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, NJ, has been playing guitar and writing songs since his early days attending rock concerts in New Jersey. Drawing inspiration from the Indigo Girls to Frank Zappa, Leonard’s music flows with instinctive rock desires, balanced by reflective songwriting tendencies and an impulsive need to catch a groove.
In addition to the album release, Leonard has also released a video for the song “Trains are Runnin'” on YouTube, featuring collaborations with Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Dave Dreiwitz (Ween, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead), and John Skehan (Railroad Earth). The unique track combines rock and bluegrass elements in a charged number that highlights Leonard’s versatility as a musician.
To celebrate the release of “The Good Wheel,” the Steve Leonard Band will be performing at Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Saturday, April 29, as well as at The Vogel in Red Bank, NJ on Saturday, May 13, getting the music started as a pre-show for Almost Queen.
“The Good Wheel” is now available for purchase and streaming on popular digital music stores and platforms. For more information and updates on Steve Leonard and his music, please visit https://steveleonard.net/posts/new-album-the-good-wheel-available-now.
About Steve Leonard: Steve Leonard is a guitarist, songwriter, and performer known for his work as the guitarist of Almost Queen, a popular Queen tribute band. With his unique blend of rock and reflective songwriting, Leonard has gained a reputation as a versatile and talented musician. His new album “The Good Wheel” showcases his musical prowess and features collaborations with notable musicians. For more information, visit https://steveleonard.net.
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Trains Are Runnin’ Video
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