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The RED DESERT RAMBLERS play Bluegrass, Classic-Country and Swing music. Combining 165 years of experience, they blend harmonies with smoking instrumental breaks. The Salt Lake Tribune says, "When it comes to locally produced bluegrass bands, it’s hard to do better." They have been honored by the International Bluegrass Music Association by being the first Utah Band (and Sharon is the first hammered dulcimer player) to EVER be hired for an IBMA performance.
They are a regional band with national recognition and members hail from Salt Lake, Summit, and Cache counties representing the best of Utah. Prestigious REGIONAL/NATIONAL PERFORMANCES include: International Bluegrass Music Association FanFest in Nashville; Darington, Washington Bluegrass Festival; Pickin’; in the Pines (Arizona); Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival (Colorado);
Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Association Festival (Logandale); Bannock County Bluegrass Festival (Idaho); Intermountain Acoustic Music Association Local Concert Series; Red Rocks Bluegrass Festival (St. George); Windwalker Ranch Bluegrass Festival (Spring City); Holladay Arts Festival; Mountain Town Stages; KRCL radio; Heber Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Group members are:
STEVE HEWSON- (lead vocals, guitar, mandolin). Best known as the host of the Rockport Dam Jam, he hails from Huntington Beach, California proving that country twang can come from the land of sand and surf. After going electric with the country band "Desert Skies", Steve has now return