Steep Canyon Rangers play Red, White & Bluegrass Festival

If you missed Steep Canyons Rangers’ CD released show at Pisgah Brewing last month, here’s the good news: The band has launched a rigorous tour schedule to support their album, Nobody Knows You.

And here’s the even better news: The play close to home at the end of this month. On Saturday, June 30, the locally-based bluegrass band (who were nominated for a Grammy this year for Rare Bird Alert with Steve Martin) plays the eighth annual Red, White and Bluegrass Festival.

The festival’s official dates are Sunday, July 1-Wednesday, July 4 at Morganton, N.C.‘s Catawba Meadow’s Park. Saturday, June 30 is Fan Appreciation Day — a free concert for those ticket holders who arrive early. The lineup includes ToneBlazers, Monroeville, Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad, US Navy Band and The Boxcars starting at 12:30 p.m. Steep Canyon Rangers headline at 8 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at 9 p.m.

Tickets are $25 per day or $70 for four days in advance, through Friday, June 29. Admission at the gate is $30 and $85.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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