Steep Canyon Rangers

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Steep Canyon Rangers

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With OUT IN THE OPEN, Steep Canyon Rangers affirm their place as one of the most versatile bands in contemporary American music. The GRAMMY® Award-winning sextet has spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic, wedding it to elements of pop, country, and folk rock to create something original. OUT IN THE OPEN is the Rangers bravest excursion thus far, transcending bluegrass while also getting closest to the genre’s true form thanks to 3x GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Joe Henry’s traditional approach toward recording.

Since Steep Canyon Rangers came together in 2000, they have developed a remarkable catalogue of original music that links them to the past while also demonstrating their ambitious intent to bring string-based music into contemporary relevance.

In July 2017, Steep Canyon Rangers arrived at Fidelitorium Recordings, an intimate studio facility built, owned, and operated by legendary producer Mitch Easter. The band soon discovered that their producer – along with engineer/mixer Jason Richmond – intended to record all six members singing and playing in a room with no overdubs. The organic process allowed SCR to work fast, tracking a dozen songs in just three-and-a-half days. Steep Canyon Rangers are easily among the hardest working bands in any genre, pulling double duty on their own and as collaborators with Steve Martin. 

OUT IN THE OPEN is an undeniable milestone on the Rangers ongoing creative journey. As they approach their second decade, Steep Canyon Rangers are still moving forward, searching for new horizons and musical vistas.

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Video Premiere: Steep Canyon Rangers Perform At 2018 Blue Ox Music Festival
Steep Canyon Rangers to Perform on The Tonight Show
Steep Canyon Rangers “Out In The Open” Out Today!
First Listen: Steep Canyon Rangers, ‘Out In The Open’
The Steep Canyon Rangers Wish You the “Strangest Christmas Yet”
Steep Canyon Rangers Debut New Single “Going Midwest”
Steep Canyon Rangers to be Inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame
Stephen Colbert Joins Steep Canyon Rangers and Steve Martin on “Late Show”
Steep Canyon Rangers Perform A Tiny Desk Concert
Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers Recruit SNL Vets for “Caroline” Video

TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
Aug 23 Livermore, CA Wente Vineyards
Aug 24 Rancho Mirage, CA Agua Caliente Casino
Aug 25 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort and Casino
Aug 26 Tucson, AZ Tucson Convention Center Arena
Aug 30 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center
Aug 31 Canadaigua, NY Constellation Brands- Marvin
Sep 01 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Sep 02 Lenox, MA Tanglewood
Sep 14 Iowa City, IA The University of Iowa – Hancher Auditorium
Sep 15 North Adams, MA FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival
Sep 21 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
Sep 22 Bloomington, IN Indiana University Auditorium
Sep 23 Ames, IA Stephens Auditorium
Sep 28 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Sep 29 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre
Sep 30 Lawrence, KS Lied Center of Kansas
Oct 04 - Oct 05 Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
Oct 06 Thackerville, OK WinStar World Casino
Oct 07 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Center – Selena Auditorium
Oct 11 Irmo, SC Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College
Oct 12 Greensboro, NC Carolina Theatre of Greensboro
Oct 13 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Oct 14 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
Oct 14 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
Oct 19 London, ON Centennial Hall
Oct 20 Ottawa, ON TD Place
Oct 21 Montreal, QC Salle Wilfrid Pelletier
Oct 26 Wilmington, NC Greenfield Amphitheatre
Oct 27 Augusta, GA Bell Auditorium
Oct 28 Naples, FL Artis-Naples
Nov 02 Akron, OH Ej Thomas Performing Arts Hall
Nov 03 Windsor, ON Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
Nov 04 East Lansing, MI Wharton Center For The Performing Arts
Nov 09 Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Nov 10 Charlotte, NC Knight Theater
Nov 15 Ridgefield, CT The Ridgefield Playhouse
Nov 16 Newark, NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Nov 17 Washington, D.C. The Anthem
Nov 18 Brookville, NY Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
Jan 26 Hampton, VA The American Theatre
Feb 09 Irvine, CA Irvine Barclay Theater
Feb 22 - Feb 23 Bellevue, WA Wintergrass Music Festival
May 03 Athens, GA Hodgson Concert Hall – UGA PAC

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