The Steep Canyon Rangers will be stopping in East Hartford CT on thursday night, the 22nd of January, to perform at the comfortable and very attractive East Hartford Community Cultural Center, show time 8pm. This band formed in college at Chapel Hill, NC and have been touring heavily ever since. In 2006 they were the IBMA's "Emerging Artists of the Year." They've produced four albums, with one, "Lovin Pretty Women" nominated for IBMA's 2008 Album of the Year. They perform mostly original material influenced by country, gospel and blues. You'll be treated to Woody Platt's rhythm guitar, tight harmonies, marvelous vocals and inspired instrumentation. Make an effort to see this group, you'll be glad you did.