One year after Ric's accident, he has made an amazing recovery (see our blog for more info), and we are now in full swing booking mode. We hope to see all of our friends and fans somewhere down the trail soon!

New Year's Day open house, 2015, Paradise Valley, MT

New Year's Day open house, 2015, Paradise Valley, MT

 "Music that captures the spirit of the West"
Open Range is the duo of Ric Steinke & Linda Hausler, from the wide open spaces of the Shields Valley in Montana. 

“Whatever it was that brought Ric & Linda together as a duo,no one can deny that it was absolutely meant to be.”  American Western Magazine - Taylor Fogarty

Awards and nominations:

2014 Top Nominee, Best Western Duo/Group, WMA
2013 Top Nominee, Best Western Duo/Group, WMA
2011 Top Nominee, Outstanding Instrumentalist, WMA
2010 Best of the Best Harmony Award, Western Music Association
2010 Top 5 Nominee, Best Western Duo, WMA
2009 Top 5 Nominee, Best Western Swing Group, WMA
2008 Marilyn Tuttle Harmony Award, WMA
2005 Best New Original Dance Tune, United Country Western Dance Council

Shields Valley Farmers Market Harvest Dinner

Wilsall Dance Hall, Wilsall, MT

Fabulous dinner catered by Crazy Mountain Catering, with foods sourced locally. Cash Bar, doors open at 5, Dinner at 5:45. Dancing after dinner. $30/person or $50/couple, $150/table of 6 also $8/person for dancing only at 7pm 406-686-4444 for tickets

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