Part 2 of Jim’s interview with Steven J. Athanas of Toledo OH. Steven J. talks about what makes for a successful wedding band, plus his solo albums and other side projects, including acoustic acts the Coosters and Chinese Purple. And as a visual artist, he made a mobile celebrating Captain Beefheart.
Jim travels to his hometown of Toledo OH and sits down with Steven J. Athanas, the city’s dean of local music. Steven J. talks about his career arc, from new wave bands The Best, Wet Shavers and Loved By Millions to the Toledo’s biggest cover band, the Homewreckers. It’s a musical journey that you could probably equate artists in just about any American city. Plus, you get to hear Jim’s high school homecoming story and Steven J.’s encounter with Jerry Lee Lewis.