The band’s origins can be traced back to Lansing Legendary Instrument store; Elderly Instruments. Joe Wilson and Andy Wilson worked at Elderly Instruments before teaming up with the other band members to form Steppin In It. The wide variety of stringed instruments at Elderly Instruments helped the band define their unique sound.
Performances and touring
Steppin’ In It has been hosting Monday night electric gigs at the famous Green Door Bar and Grill in Lansing since 1999. The band has been touring seriously since 2009.
Steppin’ In It is also known as a world-class backing band having worked with famous acts like Ellis Paul, Greg Brown, Jeff Daniels and Peter Mulvey. Band members like Joe Wilson have toured and still tour with Jazz legends like Wayne Hancock. Dominic John Suchyta has played alongside Daniel Johnston and recorded songs with Jack White.
The band has had countless concerts in and outside the U.S.
Lead singer/guitarist Josh Davis left Steppin In It in 2014. He has been replaced by Elden Kelly who is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
The band’s albums are available on iTunes.