Change of the guard
Not all cover bands are created equal. If you’re a fan of the Steely Dan, then you can appreciate just how difficult covering their songs would be. Your average busker wouldn’t know a “µ major chord” from a roulade, let alone who Cathy Berberian is. The folks in Steelin’ Dan have done more than simply accept this challenge; any major dude will tell you that this band can flawlessly re-create “The Dan’s” sound. The line-up has changed a bit, and Steelin’ Dan just underwent second name-change—they were No Static At All originally, then Steely Scam—but the level of musicianship and the authentic sound hasn’t suffered. Steelin’ Dan will perform two shows this weekend. They’ll be appearing tonight at 9 p.m. at the Powerhouse Pub, 614 Sutter Street in Folsom. Call the pub for full info: (916) 355-8586. On Saturday night at 8pm, Steelin’ Dan will play The Palms, 13 Main Street in Winters; $20 cover.