Fresh off playing NPR’s Tiny Desk, “one of North Carolina’s most significant bands” (NPR) adds more fall and winter dates to what is already their biggest tour yet. Earlier this summer, the duo, who “redefine roots music for a younger generation” (Washington Post), made their Grand Ole Opry debut and performed for Governor Roy Cooper as part of Come Hear NC.
The first “Homeward Bound” concert aims to raise awareness and funds for California’s homeless community. This one-night-only affair features special acoustic performances by Jason Mraz, Fitz and The Tantrums, Ingrid Michaelson, Scarypoolparty, The Doors’ Robby Krieger and John Densmore, and more. All proceeds will benefit the LA-based non-profit PATH (People Assisting The Homeless).
Steep Canyon Rangers are Asheville, North Carolina’s multi-GRAMMY winners, perennial Billboard chart-toppers, and frequent associates of the renowned banjoist (and occasional comedian) Steve Martin. Their international 2019 tour follows their collaboration with Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony on a complete overhaul of the Rangers’ 2007 song “Be Still Moses.”
The GRAMMY-winning, Billboard chart-topping five-piece performs nearly 100 shows a year with two dynamic sets of “electrifying” (Rolling Stone) originals and bluegrass-flavored covers of Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, and Daft Punk. Catch them on their ‘Future Is Now 2020 Tour’ ahead of the new record Live From Covington Kentucky, out November 15th.
The Billboard chart-topping champions of South Carolina’s Gullah music, and now GRAMMY nominees (Best Regional Roots Album), extend their Good Time tour into 2020. The band’s “soulful honey to the ears” (NPR) channels the spirit of their tight-knit, West African-rooted local community in the Sea Islands, also drawing inspiration from regional heroes like Bessie Jones and the field recordings of Alan Lomax. According to Garden & Gun, “If it doesn’t get you moving, you might want to check your heartbeat.”
Steep Canyon Rangers are Asheville, North Carolina’s multi-GRAMMY winners, perennial Billboard chart-toppers, and frequent associates of the renowned banjoist (and occasional comedian) Steve Martin. Their international 2020 tour coincides with their new collaboration album with the Asheville Symphony, Be Still Moses (March 6th via Yep Roc Records), which features a special guest appearance from Boyz II Men.