• Stand and Deliver video from The Steeps

    Steep Canyon Rangers have released a new live music video, recorded at the CMT studio in Nashville when they visited earlier this year. It's for Stand And Deliver, a song written and sung by banjoist Graham Sharp, from their current Rounder

  • Graham Sharp and Ziggy Marley

    Graham Sharp shared a fun story about his close encounter last night with reggae superstar Ziggy Marley. He was performing with Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers at the Ottawa Jazz Festival, which runs for ten days with a wide variety

  • Levon Helm, friend of bluegrass, passes

    After having shared news earlier in the week that his health was rapidly failing, word comes this afternoon from his family that influential Americana artist Levon Helm has passed away today at 71 years of age. He had been fighting

  • Nobody Knows You available for download

    Though the official release date isn't until April 10, Rounder Records has released the latest Steep Canyon Rangers album, Nobody Knows You, for digital downloads today. Ranger's banjo man Graham Sharp says that as a special bonus for early adopters, pre-release

  • Steep Canyon Rangers live on iClips

    Tonight's (11/19) Steep Canyon Rangers concert in Boulder, CO will be simulcast online via iClips. The Rangers are appearing in support of Elephant Revival beginning at 9:30 p.m. (MST - 11:30 eastern). Access to the live video (and 6 weeks of

  • Steve and the Rangers do the White House

    This Wednesday, Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers will pay a visit to our nation's capital, where they are scheduled to perform at the White House. We heard this morning form Graham Sharp, who plays 'second banjo' on the Martin/Rangers show,

  • Mountain Song Festival nets $40,000

    We heard this morning from Graham Sharp, banjo picker and vocalist with Steep Canyon Rangers. He wanted to let us know how things turned out with the 2010 Mountain Song Festival, which the band hosts each year in North Carolina. The

  • Welcome Rosalie Cass Sharp

    This was a happy week for banjo pickers! We posted on Tuesday that Aaron McDaris and his wife celebrated the birth of their daughter, Katie Leann, on Monday. It turns out that Monday was also a special day for Graham Sharp and

  • North Carolina Banjo Clinic

    Cindy Baucom sent in a couple photos from the past weekend at the North Carolina Banjo Clinic in Burnsville, NC. The event was hosted by Rod Johnston of Village Productions. Instructors included Tom Adams, Graham Sharpe, Mike Scott and Terry Baucom.