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

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