Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Steep Canyon Rangers at the Opera House of Boothbay Harbor - Saturday August 6th, 2011.

Article and  Photographic images created by Conall O'Brien. 

This blazing hot bluegrass group , has been named Emerging Artists of the Year by The International Bluegrass Music Association. 
Hailing from Brevard, N.C.,(with frequent photo features at, Steep Canyon Rangers have appeared from Los Angeles to New York, performing at all the major bluegrass festivals in the US and abroad. They have recorded with Paul McCartney and recently earned fame as the backup band for comic-turned-outstanding-banjo-player Steve Martin. It was another classic Opera House performance and "as good as it gets in tradition-based modern bluegrass".

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The Steep Canyon Rangers play The Opera House of Boothbay Harbor.

Woody Platt (guitar/lead vocals)

Woody Platt - Steep Canyon Rangers

Graham Sharp, Charles Humphrey III

Charles Humphrey III (bass/vocals)

Woody Platt, Charles Humphrey III, Mike Guggino

Mike Guggino, Charles Humphrey III, Woody Platt

Excellent room acoustics lend to a fine A Capella rendition.

Nicky Sanders (fiddle/vocals)

Graham Sharp (banjo/vocals)

Graham Sharp, Charles Humphrey III

Mike Guggino - Steep Canyon Rangers 

Nicky Sanders

For Boothbay Harbor Opera House info 

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Photographs © 2011 Conall O'Brien All rights reserved.  

Interested in more outstanding images created of  The Steep Canyon Rangers? You need not fret , as they have been featured twice in photo articles by David Oppenheimer and Butch Worrell.

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers @ Bonnaroo 2010. Images created by David Oppenheimer

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers - Images created by Butch Worrell 

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