Steep Canyon Rangers

Due to a medical emergency within the band, the Steep Canyon Rangers performance scheduled for Saturday, July 20 at the Boulder Theater has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

    All existing tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.
    Refunds will be available for 30 days at the point of purchase once the new date is announced, for those unable to attend.

Get ready for an evening of soul-stirring bluegrass melodies as Boulder Theater proudly presents Steep Canyon Rangers with Head for the Hills on July 20, 2024, at 8:00 PM. Doors open at 7:00 PM for this not-to-be-missed event at Boulder Theater.

The Steep Canyon Rangers, celebrated torchbearers of bluegrass and Americana music, are set to bring their latest auditory masterpiece, "Morning Shift," to life at the iconic Boulder Theater on Saturday, July 20, 2024. This much-anticipated show promises to immerse fans in the deep musical heritage of the Carolinas, showcasing the band's evolution over more than two decades and their unwavering dedication to storytelling through music.

As the co-founder and former lead singer/frontman/guitarist with the Grammy-Award winning Steep Canyon Rangers, as well as a musical collaborator with comedian/actor/banjoist Steve Martin, Woody Platt is an artist who has helped to define the trajectory of bluegrass music in the 21st century.

With their new album Morning Shift, North Carolina’s favorite sons Steep Canyon Rangers have once again found a way to push the expanse of their sound, and skills, to the next level. Out today via Yep Roc Records, Morning Shift finds the GRAMMY-winning combo telling stories that both honor their roots and expand upon the living art of bluegrass music—all while solidifying their reputation as some of the most influential songwriters in today’s Americana scene.

Many a great tune has been inspired by a more long-form literary work—Zeppelin’s “Ramble On,” “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane, and Kate Bush’s “Wuthering Heights,” to name just a few. Now, North Carolina’s Steep Canyon Rangers are the latest to add their names to that list with “Recommend Me,” their latest single from an upcoming album entitled Morning Shift.

“I’m the guy that jumps in the deep end / Find out quick if I’m sinking or swimming,” sings the Steep Canyon Rangers’ newest member Aaron Burdett on their new single “Deep End.” The song, a toe-tapping romp featuring the Rangers’ signature bluegrass-forward sound, sounds like a good-time ode to being carefree, but its origins come from a very specific, real place.

“Apparently, my neighborhood is cursed,” says Graham Sharp, Steep Canyon Rangers’ banjoist and co-writer of their brand new single, “Hominy Valley.” A pulsating romp through the hills and valleys of which the Rangers sing, “Hominy Valley” dives into the backstory of Sharp’s cursed neighborhood: the story of General Rutherford’s campaign against the Cherokee during the Revolutionary war.

The South Carolina Waterfowl Association’s Wildlife Education Center is the new home of BirdFest, a beloved bluegrass music festival, held on May 5-6, 2023 in Pinewood, South Carolina. This year’s BirdFest is headlined by the well-known bluegrass ensemble Steep Canyon Rangers on Friday and Saturday nights. Other acts include Town Mountain, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, Seth Walker, and Henhouse Prowlers. Purchase tickets and learn more at

North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival will celebrate its 11th annual event at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville, NC on May 12-13, 2023.

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