Randy Steele is an award winning banjo pickin' singer/songwriter from Chattanooga, Tennessee. His first solo album was released in early 2017 followed by an EP released in the summer of 2018. Both albums were met with critical acclaim and spotlights from dozens of music critics, including Relix Magazine, No Depression, and The Bluegrass Situation.  In 2018 Steele won an Independent Music Award for Bluegrass 'Song of the Year' for "Mobile Soon" and was also selected as a Finalist in the New Song LEAF Songwriting Competition.  Steele then spent 2019 hard on the road clocking in 90 shows in 17 states in 47 cities before being forced off the road by the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic.   2021 - 2023 Steele put together a bluegrass band of Southeastern Tennessee musicians called the High Cold Wind and began playing festivals and shows in Tennessee, Atlanta, Asheville, Charleston SC, and a few cities saw multiple repeat performances by either Randy Steele solo or Randy Steele & High Cold Wind.  In 2023 Steele was named s Semi Finalist in the American Songwriter ‘Song of the Year’  for 2022, then he was named a Finalist in the legendary ‘New Folk’ Songwriting Competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas.  Randy released ‘High Cold Wind’ in 2023 to acclaim from Bluegrass Today, Bluegrass Unlimited, Americana Highways and multiple other media sources.  Steele is currently touring around the South East and recording new material whenever possible.