DateSaturday, August 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
Hailing from Asheville, N.C., the Steep Canyon Rangers and Grammy winners, perennial Billboard chart-toppers, and frequent collaborators of the renowned banjoist Steve Martin. Recently, the band has teamed up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony to completely overhaul the Rangers’ original song, “Be Still Moses,” from their 2007 breakout album, Lovin’ Pretty Women. The group’s latest album is North Carolina Songbook, a recording of their live performance at MerleFest last year.
The Steep Canyon Rangers are Woody Platt on guitar and vocals, Graham Sharp on banjo and vocals, Mike Guggino on mandolin/mandola and vocals, Nicky Sanders on fiddle and vocals, Mike Ashworth on drums and vocals, and Barrett Smith on bass and vocals.
Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of show, $15 for children age 3-12. Season passes are also available.
Since 2013, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has supported musical programming at the Blue Ridge Music Center to help preserve the cultural heritage of the mountains.