Steve Fister Band

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Yes it's true The "Trifecta" Blues Band is rocking the world famous Baked Potato on April 3. Come and witness a blues fusion throw-down with Ric Fierabracci, Ray Brinker, and myself!

More dates:
April 3 Baked Potato, Studio City CA.
May 17 Ice House, Pasadena CA.
June 7 Alvas Showroom, San Pedro CA.

Need, want guitar lessons and your not in the Los Angeles area? Click HERE to study with Steve via SKYPE! I have openings for 2 more Skype students. Mail for details.




Update JANUARY 2014

Happy New Year to all!

Lots of cool thing happening for the new year. The Tri-fecta Blues Band starts recording their debut
CD! We will be filming all the sessions for "the making of" documentary! The new songs are smoking!

Meanwhile we have a great way to start the new year!

The Tri-fecta Blues Band Live @ Alvas Showroom, Saturday Jan 11, 2014. 1417 W. Eight Street, San Pedro, CA 90732 800-403-3447.
Steve Fister, guitar, Tom Brechtlein, drums, Ric Fierabracci, bass

"A hard core blues throw down"..



Update October 2013

Two chances to see the "Tri-fecta" Blues Band this month!
Thursday October 17 @ the Baked Potato 3787 Cahuenga Blvd. Studio City
Friday Oct 18 @ Alvas Showroom, 1417 W 8th St, San Pedro 

Come and see the show!

One of my songs "JB meets JB" has been chosen for THE LONER - A Tribute To Jeff Beck. It will be released by esc records in Germany. www.esc-records. I Love Jeff Beck and I'm proud to be part of the CD release.


UPDATE: Update August 7th 2013

The "Tri-Fecta" Blues Band will be returning to the world famous Baked Potato on August 15! If your in the Los Angeles area don't miss this show!

June 2013

Need, want guitar lessons and your not in the Los Angeles area? Click HERE to study with Steve via SKYPE!

Show news!
The Steve Fister Band will be playing a free outdoor 4th of July show@
La Crescenta First Baptist Church
4441 La Crescenta Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 Then stay for the fireworks!!
Come join Sandro Feliciano, Philip Bynoe and myself for a rockin 4th!

In addition to the Steve Fister Band, I will be playing shows with "Tri-Fecta" a hard core progressive blues trio. The lineup: Ric Fierabracci on bass/vocals, (Chick Corea and a million others) and Tom Brechtlein on drums (Robben Ford and the Blue Line and a million more) and me on guitars and vocals! First show is Oct. 8, Alves Showroom, 1417 W. Eight Street, San Pedro, CA 90732

More dates on the way!!

Update: Feb 2013 Show info: The Steve Fister Band will be playing Saturday Feb 23, 9:30pm @ The Ice House Comedy Club - 24 N. Mentor Ave. - Pasadena, CA 91106

Joining Steve will be Philip Bynoe, on bass and Sandro Feliciano on drums.

Reservations/General Information 888.839.4825


NAMM News! Steve had a blast playing dobro at the Kala booth with the great Philip Bynoe. Be sure and check out


Update December 2012. Happy Holidays to all! Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The last few months have been good with song placements worldwide on NBC, ABC, Fox Sports, VH1, VH1 Classic, Spike TV and E.

Give the gift that keeps on giving! Keep those stockings full with a Steve Fister CD and T-shirt. Check the order page for info.

How about lessons? Steve's in person (Los Angeles area) and Skype lessons would make a great gift. Mail for rates and to book a time.

The Steve Fister Band will be preforming at the NAMM show for Carvin Guitars and amps. Time TBD.

Still writing for another CD to be released in spring of 2013. The band and I will be in full force in the new year with new songs and more shows.

Looking forward!

May 1, 2012 The New Album!!

Just finished the mixes for the new CD. The CD will be released in September on Pepper Cake ZYX in Europe and 2nd Degree Records for the rest of the world. Joining Steve is Philip Bynoe on bass and Sandro Feliciano on drums and co-production. Steve feels this is his best work to date.

A European tour will follow in October. Check the tour dates page for specific dates etc.

Press in Japan! Steve has article's in Japans "Young Guns" guitar Magazine for May, (with Slash on the cover) and a cool review in the music magazine, Muse On Muse.

If you can't make it to Los Angeles for a private lesson, Steve is offering worldwide guitar lessons via SKYPE! Email for more info and to book a time.

Also be sure and stop by Steve's Store to pick up a copy of the "When The Going Gets Tough" and a Steve Fister Band Shirt.

Check back for more info!

February 2012 - CD news: the first printing of "when the going gets tough" has sold out! AND the new shipment just arrived! Go to the order page and get your copy.

We had a great time playing for Carvin @ the NAMM Show this year.
Check this clip.
(Special thanks to Richard Cruz for the iPhone clip)

Show news: Steve Fister Band / concert / clinic @ LAMA, Los Angeles Music Academy, Pasadena CA. Feb. 22. 8:00 to 11:00 pm.

The band will play a full electric and acoustic show, and discuss song writing, equipment, recording, and the various elements that make up their "blues fusion" sound. We have a few passes available, so if your in the LA area and want to attend, contact: for info.

December, 2011
Happy holidays! Nothing says happy holidays like the gift of music and maybe a official Steve Fister Band tee shirt! Go to the store and check it out! Makes a great stocking stuffer...


Show News!
Start the holiday season off with the Steve Fister Band Holiday show Dec 14 at the world famous Baked Potato. 3787 Cahuenga Boulevard‎ CA‎ 91604 United States+1 (818) 980-1615 Joining Steve as usual will be Philip Bynoe (bass) and Sandro Feliciano (drums). We will be playing songs off "When the going gets tough" along with some suprises!

Be sure to check out Steve on Facebook - stop by and say hi!

Not in the Los Angeles area and want to study with Steve? No problem!
Steve is accepting new Students via Skype. Email for information and to book a time.

August, 2011
The new CD is here! The Steve Fister Band presents "When the going gets tough..."

Track listing: What Can I Do / Bright New Day / Bad Is As Good (as it gets) / Baker Street / 23 Pills - visit Steve's Store to order!

Merchandise news! Be the first on your block to wear the new Steve Fister Band shirt! Click here to check it out!!

CD release party!
Steve Fister Band live at the world famous Baked Potato.
August 31
3787 Cahuenga Blvd
Studio City, CA. 91604
818 980-1615
2 Shows 9:00 and 11:00

Steve Vai TV. is a site for all video things guitar. Steve Fister's video demo of the Carvin X100B amp was the #1 video at the site for 2 months running. Click here to see the video.

Now Available - private lessons with Steve via Skype! No matter where you are, you can receive personal instruction from Steve - click here for more details.

Update April 30, 2011
Two new songs added to the video game “Rock Band”. Steve’s songs “Zig Zag Talk” and “Dodgin Bullets”  added to the Rock Band network this week. Be sure to download and shred! For a preview of Zig Zag Talk click here - to download, click here. For a preview of Dodgin Bullets click here - to download click here.

Save the date! We will be playing a special show at the world famous "Baked Potato" June 15.

New CD news: The mixing is nearly completed. Almost ready for mastering. Stay tuned!

I also finished the videos for the great new Carvin V3M amp. Check it out by clicking here.


Feb. 23, 2011 - With the New Year in full swing, so is the new album! We have cut 12 new songs along with a cool cover tune. We are aiming for a late spring release.

I will be traveling to San Diego to film a video for the new Carvin V3M amp. It’s an all tube 50-watt amp with 3 channels, effects loop, reverb, that weighs 22 pounds! This cool amp will take the stress out of traveling and dealing with the airlines.

Don’t forget to give the gift of music! Support artists and order some CD’s.


December 1, 2010
Happy Holidays to everyone! To all our friends in LA, be sure to come to our big Holiday Show at the world famous Baked Potato December 7th.
As usual I will be joined by the fantastic "rhythm section from hell", Philip Bynoe: Bass and Sandro Feliciano: Drums.

  STUDIO CITY, CA. 91604
  2 Shows 9:00 and 11:00.

The gift that keeps on giving! Go to the "Order CDs" page and get your copies of Deeper Than The Blues, Live Bullets, Dodgin Bullets, Between a Rock and a Blues Place, and the Unspoken Vol 1 and 2. Makes a great stocking stuffer!

I recently played on and co-produced some cool holiday music for Center Productions. Check out these rockin Christmas tunes available at iTunes click here to check it out!

Update Oct. 20, 2010

I had a great time playing the Java Rockin Fest in Jakarta! We made lots of new friends and had a blast. The production staff and crew was top notch. We also landed on the front cover of the Jakarta Post Newspaper the morning after our show. To the 30,000 plus that attended, we thank you Jakarta! We are looking forward to our Far East tour in March.

Here's a picture from the show.


Rock Band Network News:
My song “Old Lady Trouble” is now available. Check this link!

Gig news:  The Steve Fister Band will be rockin the Baked Potato on December 7. Be sure to come to our last show for 2010.

Recording News: I am featured on a couple tracks on Carmine Appice’s Guitar Heroes CD along with Zakk Wylde, Brain May, Slash and many more.

Steve uses Carvin guitars, RotoSound Strings, Seymour Duncan Pickups:


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