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Dale's Pale Ale Presents Steep Canyon Rangers

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Dale's Pale Ale Presents Steep Canyon Rangers

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

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 3 time 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.

Steep Canyon Rangers is:
Woody Platt – Guitar, Lead Vocals
Mike Guggino – Mandolin, Vocals
Charles Humphrey – Bass, Vocals
Graham Sharp – Banjo, Vocals
Nicky Sanders – Fiddle, Vocals
Michael Ashworth – Percussion

(Note: This performance does not include Steve Martin)

Part of The Sheldon Sessions series, presented in partnership with KDHX

Sponsored by Engelhardt Family Foundation

Ticket Prices

$40 front orchestra
$35 remaining orchestra
$30 balcony

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