About IAN

Ian Taylor Sutton is a pedal steel guitarist and utility musician based in the San Francisco Bay Area. There, he has earned a reputation as the go-to steel guitarist in San Francisco's storied music scene. In addition to pedal steel guitar, Ian is also accomplished on guitar, Dobro, lap steel, mandolin, and vocals making him the consummate utility musician. 


Currently, Ian is on the road with Ameripolitan Award winner, Jesse Daniel, as well as Duluth, Minnesota's own Actual Wolf, while playing locally with several SF Bay Area bands including Moonshine Maybelline and Laura Benitez & the Heartache, among others.  


Ian is available for touring and live performances as well as remote and in-studio recording sessions.

“PS Ian Taylor Sutton? That dude makes the pedal steel sing! Seriously.

– No Depression
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Update 5/29/20

All Jesse Daniel dates are presently on hold while we navigate the current COVID-19 crisis. 
We are very much looking forward to getting back on the road as soon as possible, and cannot wait to see you at the next shows!
More information at: jessedanielmusic.com

Ian proudly uses Ernie Ball

strings and accessories.


San Francisco | Los Angeles | iantaylorsutton@gmail.com