May 20, 2012
The Scene Article 07014

I MISS MY TRUCK -- Steve Armstrong music makes the Stables "the place to be" on Wednesday night.
(MyBayCity Photos by O.J. Cunningham.)

You Can Feel It In The Air
Something Big Is Coming for the 'Beer Band'

May 20, 2012
By: O. J. Cunningham

There's a buzz in the air these days, when you're around Steve Armstrong and the 25 Cent Beer Band.

Oh sure . . . there's line dancers and beer.

There's songs to be sung and drinks to be enjoyed.

Steve sings, "Drink a little drink . . . Smoke a little smoke . . ." and everybody on the dance floor screams with delight.

But if you LOOK REAL, REAL, CLOSE . . . you'll see something else.

Performing Live at the Stables: (L/R) Bruce Rupp, Zach Bunett and Steve Hornak.
Photo by O. J. Cunningham

Steve sings, "I Miss My Truck." The crowd knows it's an original song. The girls squeal with delight . . . The boys raise their drinks in salute.

Cameras are popping pictures -- more than ever before. Random pretty girls -- with wide-eyed smiles -- are shooting personal video using their cell phones. Smiles are everywhere -- bar patrons and band members alike.

In just three weeks . . . Steve Armstrong and the 25 Cent Beer Band will release their new 10-track Country CD, produced in Nashville.

LINE DANCERS -- Steve (Far Right, White Hat) Sings while the Stables' bar crowd "moves & grooves" on the dance floor. Photo by O. J. Cunningham

The buzz is that this CD release might very well launch Steve Armstrong and the band into the national country music spotlight. And everyone . . . fans, family and music lovers . . . are holding their collective breaths . . . just waiting for the music explosion.

Stay tuned . . . It's gonna be a wild ride.

Steve Armstrong (Left) and Levi Goodman share a laugh on stage.
Photo by O. J. Cunningham

Jerome Ratell (Left) and Steve Armstrong keep line-dancers on the floor all night long.
Photo by O. J. Cunningham

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