CENTER STAGE: Graham Sharp

 

Center Stage, a celebration of performing arts in Sonoma County, brought to you by the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University.

 

 

Having spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic, wedding it to elements of pop, country, and folk rock, the Steep Canyon Rangers remarkably unique catalog of original music links them to the past while also demonstrating their ambitious intent to bring string-based music into contemporary relevance.

 

Pat speaks with Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers about bluegrass music, his favorite part of each show, his collaboration with Steve Martin and his connection to Sonoma County:

 

The Steep Canyon Rangers will be performing at the Green Music Center on Sunday, July 21 at 2pm. Gates open at 12. Buy your tickets here.