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Steve Bonafel & One Iota

Admission is $10 at the door, general admission seating. Come out for a great night of bluegrass music! Special guest appearance by Avery Bradshaw on banjo.

“From the Northern Kentucky-greater Cincinnati area .After being a side man in other bands Steve Bonafel launched the group ”One Iota”.He recruited some of the areas best grassers. In 2002 they released their first cd ”Never Grow Old” a bluegrass Gospel project that hit it’s mark with a new slant on some traditional songs featuring vocals by Steve B. and Lisa Shaffer .In 2004 Being influenced by Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs,and Merl Haggard ,Steve wrote and recorded an all original cd called ‘DREAM CATCHER” full of bluegrass ,stocked with adventure ballads & tender songs of life and love.
The band was selected to perform Sept. 2006 in Nashville Tn. at the prestigious IBMA Showcase and released the brand new cd ‘Feuds & Fridays” …once again filled with new original songs penned by Steve and produced by Andy Leftwich of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder.

On May 19, 2007 the CD ”Feuds and Fridays” made it into the top 25 radio chart. According to ROOTS MUSIC REPORT it placed #21 that week and the 2004 Cd ”Dream Catcher ”also placed at # 23 that same week.
In 2007 Steve was a part of the IBMA SONG WRITERS SHOWCASE Oct. 2007 in Nashville.
2009 Headlined festivals in Prince Edward Island Canada. 2010 Tour Ireland – 12 cities from Dublin to County Claire and many more.
Sept. 2011 Steve was selected for the IBMA songwriter showcase.

** Sept. 2013 Steve is once again in the IBMA SONGWRITER SHOWCASE.

Today the band consist of Steve on guitar & lead vocals, Nattily Cunningham on bass and Bob Bentle on fiddle.