Steely O' James-EPK

Barley Priest (Steely O'James)

acoustic guitarist singer/songwriter

Barley Priest is Singer/Songwriter(Steely O' James)... A percussive Acoustic Guitarist/Singer that has performed 1000+ shows in 20 different states at festivals, concert venues, pubs, breweries, & wineries. Performing (Solo) or (Duo) with Bassist-Irish Lassie, Barley Priest sings many Original and Traditional drinking songs mixed with popular covers, making him a good fit for Breweries, Irish Pubs, Festivals, Wineries & St. Paddy's Day gigs. He plays keyboard & loop pedals with his feet, looping chord progressions & soloing tasty melodies providing a dynamic and entertaining evening. 

Steely O' James, is a favorite here at StarView. His playlist is on point and the crowd really enjoys listening to him. His personality and professionalism are top notch” - R. Morrison

— Starview Vineyards

Not many can command a stage on their own like Steely James. Hard to say which is more captivating... his voice or his talent on the guitar” - K. Korrol

— DéJà Vu Martini Lounge

Upcoming shows

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Pint of Guinness-Steely O' James 

Wild Rover-The Dubliners 

Somewhere Over The Rainbow-IZ 

Crazy-Gnarles Barkley 

Hello-Lionel Richie 

Streams of Whiskey - The Pogues 

Galway Girl-Steve Earl 

Dock Of The Bay-Otis Redding 

Hey Ya-OutKast 


Tullamore Dew-Steely O' James 

Drunken Sailor-Irish Rovers 

All Along the Watchtower-Bob Dylan 

No Woman No Cry-Bob Marley 

Back In Dublin-Steely O' James 

Brown Eyed Girl-Van Morrison 

Come Out Ye Black And Tans-The Wolfe Tones 

Jolly Banker-Woody Guthrie/Wilco 

Dirty Old Town - The Pogues 

Pub Krawl- Steely O’ James 

Stir It Up- Bob Marley 

Not Fade Away-Grateful Dead/Buddy Holly 

I've Just Seen A Face-Beatles 

El Paso-Marty Robbins 

Irish Drinking Song-Steely O' James 

The Merry Ploughboy -The Dubliners 


Sail Away With Me-David Gray   

Drink It Up Men-The Dubliners   

Irish Whiskey on the Rocks-Steely O’ James   

3 Little Birds-Bob Marley   

If I Ever Leave This World Alive-Flogging Molly