Steep Canyon Ranger to Play Anne Springs Close Greenway
Kick off Labor Day weekend with a live music experience to remember! The Anne Springs Close Greenway nature park located just minutes south of Charlotte will host the award-winning Bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers in the shade of its tree-lined Comporium Amphitheater in collaboration with South Carolina Public Radio and South Carolina ETV. Gates will open at 4pm with David Childers taking the stage at 5pm followed by Jim Avett at 5:45pm. Steep Canyon Rangers will perform from 7-9pm.
Steep Canyon Rangers earned three Grammy nominations, “have released 14 studio albums, three collaborative albums with actor and banjoist Steve Martin, been inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, and appeared on some of music’s biggest stages,” according to the band’s website. “In 2013, Nobody Knows You won the GRAMMY Award for Best Bluegrass Album, while 2012’s Rare Bird and 2020’s North Carolina Songbook garnered nominations in the same category.”
Concert attendees may order food and beverages from the Greenway’s food truck and enjoy the fresh air and wide-open spaces of the park. Bring chairs and blankets for lawn-style seating. Concert goers should anticipate field parking and a short walk to the amphitheater. Purchase tickets online for $35 per person, $40 day of event. Children four and younger are free. Dogs on leash are welcome. No glass or outside alcohol allowed.
About Anne Springs Close Greenway
Since 1995, the Anne Springs Close Greenway has provided a place for the community to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. The 2,100-acre nature park located in Fort Mill, SC offers 40 miles of trails and eight event venues, along with three off-site venues maintained by sister properties. The Greenway is owned and operated by Leroy Springs & Company Inc., a 501(c)3 organization that receives no government funding for its ongoing operations and programs.