• Steve Martin with SCR

    Brance made mention last week of the Mountain Song Festival in NC, put on by Steep Canyon Rangers to benefit the local Boys & Girls Club. Graham Sharp from SCR tells us that the festival on 9/13 was a big

  • Steep Canyon Rangers offering free live tracks

    The Steep Canyon Rangers have decided that those who haven't seen them live, shouldn't be excluded from the experience. To that end, they've began posting live tracks from recent shows on their myspace page. Currently there are two tracks from

  • Steep Canyon Rangers on XM

    This morning (7/18), XM satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction will offer the debut airing of The Steep Canyon Rangers' visit to Studio Special. The guys will be on at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) performing live in the studio and chatting with host

  • Steep Canyon Rangers in BMP

    The latest (May/June) issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles is out, with a cover feature on Steep Canyon Rangers. The article features an interview with guitarist and primary vocalist Woody Platt, who discusses the band's humble beginnings, their first record deal (with

  • FarmFest at Farmington Dragway

    Our friend Cindy Baucom wrote in to tell us about a new festival she's a part of this year. The 1st Annual FarmFest will be held at the Farmington Dragway in Farmington, NC. The dates set for the festival are

  • Woody Platt: Steep Canyon Ranger and fly-fisherman

    Asheville, NC paper, the Asheville Citizen-Times, ran this story over the weekend about Woody Platt. The story, concerned with fishing as the main topic, appeared in the Outdoors section of the paper. Woody is best known to bluegrass fans as the

  • Songs From The Road – Vol II

    We heard from Charles Humphrey, bass player with Steep Canyon Rangers, to tell us that he has started work on a second CD with the Songs From The Road Band. The first release was a side project of Charles' to

  • Steep Canyon Rangers on WDVX

    Short notice on this one, I'm afraid... Steep Canyon Rangers will be performing live on WDVX Blue Plate Special today at noon (1/11). The show originates from Knoxville, TN and is broadcast in that market at 102.9 FM - and via live

  • McCoury New Years Eve video

    Del McCoury's web folks have posted a clever and humorous video to promote the now annual New Year's Eve Party at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Joining Del and the boys will be Ronnie Bowman, Drew Emmitt, Jon Fishman, Vince Herman

  • Steep Canyon Rangers on WSM tonight

    We just got a note from Graham Sharpe, banjo picker with The Steep Canyon Rangers, to let everyone know that they will be joining Eddie Stubbs tonight for an interview on WSM in Nashville. They'll be on in the 9:00