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A finalist for 2023 Best Musical Act of Story County, STF is Central Iowa band that plays a broad range of classic rock, blues, and contemporary rock. From Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty to Tracy Chapman and The Head and the Heart, our music brings generations together at wineries, weddings, private parties, and your favorite watering hole.
Let us entertain you, and remember how to feel. 

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Based in Ames, IA
Founded in 2008
Genre: Classic Rock, Blues & Contemporary Rock 
WE ARE
Del Schmidt – Vocals & Guitar
James Webb - Bass & Vocals
Larry "Red" Stoltenberg -
                          Lead Guitar
Tony Stevens - Drums
Lisa Webb - Vocals & Sound Engineer
Bio
Del Schmidt plays acoustic guitar and shares lead vocals. He has been a regular in the Ames music scene since the 1980s and has another side project called CBD. James Webb plays bass guitar and provides harmonies and backing vocals. He has played and recorded with numerous artists from multiple states over the years and has an acoustic side project with his wife Lisa called Coffeeshop Romance. Lisa Webb shares lead vocals and runs sound for the band. She gives private vocal lessons, enjoys performing in local Broadway productions, and co-directs the musicals and drama at Roland-Story High School. Larry “Red” Stoltenberg, an Ames legend, plays lead guitar. Red’s side project is called Redz Band, but he also does solo work and sits in for numerous local artists. Tony Stevens, an award-winning percussion instructor, plays drums. His side project is called Ragdoll Incident, though he often fills in for others both on trap set and hand drums.
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Contact

For bookings, call or email:

515.450.9975

strangerthanfictionames@gmail.com

 

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