Steel City Jug Slammers: Delta Blues and Old-Time Jug Music

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Jerrod Atkins: lead & backup vocals, guitar, harmonica, kazoo, jug, washtub

Nick Bate: lead & backup vocals, guitar, banjo mandolin, jug, kazoo

Steve Bate: lead and backup vocals, guitar, banjo mandolin, banjo, kazoo, jug

Jacob Matthews: lead and backup vocals, washtub, jug

Corey Medders: backup vocals, banjo

Zac Peoples: backup vocals, jug


Like juke-joint heroes of the early 1900s, Birmingham’s Steel City Jug Slammers perform Delta blues and old-time jug music. Their latest self-titled album is is a blend of traditional stringed instruments including guitar, mandolin and banjo, as well conventional jug band instruments such as the washtub bass, kazoo and the ever-present jug.



Michael Krall

Michael Krall

Program Director