Grammy Award-winning bluegrass outfit STEEP CANYON RANGERS are playing the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 7:30pm—and HPPR has two PRESALE TICKETS to give away on Wednesday morning during High Plains Morning. Tune in for information about how to win.
Even if you aren’t the lucky one, tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, October 25 at noon. They can be purchased by phone at 806.378.3096, online, and in person at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Box Office and participating United Supermarkets in Amarillo, Borger, Canyon, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa.
With their new album, 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.
For more information, contact Han Owens at (806)378-6149 or by email.
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