Members: Michael King - vocals, guitar l Nicholas King - bass l Jonathan Barnes - drums
13TH STEP tracks have shown up on a slew of reality shows, The MTV Shows: Teen Cribs, Is She Really Going Out With Him, When I was Seventeen as well as the VH1 shows: Brooke Knows Best, Tough Love, and Denise Richards: It's Complicated, SyFy's WCG Ultimate Gamer, as well as E! Entertainment Televisions Daily News show and various specials: 101 Favorite Stars from Way back Then and Insanely Pampered Hollywood Dogs.
They have appeared at Klipsch Music Center, where they performed before the headliners Styx and Yes. They have performed at The Annual Classic Rock Festival in Warsaw Indiana twice; in 2011 they opened for Fog Hat, and in 2013 they opened for the Spin Doctors. They have appeared on the WISH-TV8 program "Indy Style", and recently performed at the historic Indiana Roof Ballroom as the sole entertainment for a large formal corporate event.
13TH STEP has already performed at many big festivals such as Rock Fest 3 years, 2 of them back to back in Wisconsin. They have shared the stage with artist such as Sevendust, Saving Abel, Another Lost Year, Wayland, 10 Years, Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm, Adelitas Way, Taking Dawn, 3 Doors Down, Seether, Avenged Sevenfold, Hinder, Skillet, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Stone Temple Pilots, and many more!!
When the band starts, you'll quickly understand why our clients like to say "these guys have more fun than any band I've ever seen". Our fun on stage translates into pure entertainment for your clientele. Our blend of authentic instrumentation for the genre translates into a "realistic" live performance of your favorite songs and our professionalism translates into the feel of a $10,000 show for just a fraction of that cost.
2015 Blues Blast Magazine Award Nominee for 'New Artist Debut Album'
2015 Nashville Independent Music Award (NIMA) winners for 'Best Live Blues Performers' and 'Best Blues Artist'
2014 Nashville Independent Music Award (NIMA) winners for 'Best Live Blues Performers'
SHRED THE SOUTH TOUR SUMMER 2016
8/25 - PADUCAH, KY @ PADUCAH BEER WERKS
8/26 - ATLANTA, GA @ 529
8/27 - HUNTSVILLE, AL @ THE COPPERTOP
8/28 - MEMPHIS, TN @ MURPHY'S
8/30 - TULSA, OK @ DOWNTOWN LOUNGE
8/31 - DALLAS, TX @ RENO'S
9/1 - AUSTIN, TX @ THE LOST WELL
9/3 - SAN ANTONIO, TX @ THE KOROVA
9/4 - EL PASO, TX @ THE SANDBOX
9/5 - TUCSON, AZ @ THE RAT TRAP
9/7 - ALBUQUERQUE, NM @ BLU PHOENIX
9/8 - WICHITA, KS @ THE LIZARD'S LOUNGE