50 years of Steeleye Span!

Over 2,000 gigs across 66 UK tours, 14 European tours, 12 US tours & 9 Australian tours. 24 Studio albums including 1 Gold & 4 Silver. 2 Hit Singles; 2 TV series; numerous Radio appearances; 4 Plays and nearly 100 festivals played! 

Review their entire history on this site in our centerpiece time-line history pages. 

The History

A comprehensive Time-Line history of the band. All known gigs; tours; set lists. links to videos and exclusive content  

The Band

Steeleye has enjoyed many different Line Ups. Review them all here with bio's of many key members.

The Music

Details of  all BBC Sessions and a look through all known unreleased and rare songs. With more content soon!

Latest News & Gigs

All planned tours in 2020 have now been cancelled and moved to May & Oct 2021. Most dates are now in for May 2021 tour and have started to appear for Oct 2021. For all details and all news/appearances etc as they become known can be found on the Latest News page

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Latest Studio Album. 'Est'd 1969' (2019)

Available to buy direct from Park Records and from Amazon. 

New Live DVD - 50th Anniversary Tour

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New Live DVD/CD 4 disk set including a short documentary about the history of the band. The DVD's cover a whole set from the April 2019 tour and selected tracks from Autumn 2018. Features both Jessie and Violeta on fiddle. The documentary has interviews with various ex band members/managers.
A very welcome and comprehensive overview of the current set list. Covers every song played across the Autumn '18 & Spring '19 tours apart from ' Copshawholme Fair'.

New Archive Live CD (1978)

Recorded for a radio broadcast from De Montfort Hall in Feb '78 and now available as a live CD. From the same line up as the 1978 'Live at Last' album, and a chance to hear the line up's rousing versions of 'Cam Ye O'er Frae France', The Boar's Head and set closer 'Seventeen Come Sunday', as well as live versions of Awake Awake and Galtee Farmer.


Click below for a sampler from the latest live DVD

This site aims to provide the most comprehensive performance and touring history of the Folk-Rock legends Steeleye Span, all set out in a time-line archive of the Band. It includes all known Gigs, Tours, Radio and TV appearances plus every known set list, details all band/management changes as and when they happened. If you want more detail about the actual album/Song etc then see Links for detailed discogs.

The website is always 'Work-in-Progress' as I am always adding information. If anyone has an concerns with ownership/use of any of the images used then please please do contact me and I will remove them immediately. Deciding when it is appropriate to use images in the public domain is tricky and I am genuinely only using them for historical interest to help bring to life the Steeleye story and not for commercial gain. I welcome any new information and/or corrections, which will of course be credited, please contact me using the form on the Contacts page.

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