"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

Previous events

Sleigh Ride Dinner with Ric Steinke

Lone Mountain Ranch, 750 Lone Mountain Ranch Rd, Big Sky, MT

Ric will be one of your sleigh drivers and your entertainer every Sun, Mon, Tues. The sleigh ride dinner at Lone Mountain Ranch has become legendary. Popular to both locals and travelers from far and wide, it is a magical experience for the entire family. Guests load up in a horse drawn sleigh and are taken on an enjoyable ride to an oil-lantern-lit cabin for a family-style prime rib dinner. It will be a dinner experience your family will never forget. December through March.

Harvest Dinner-Fundraiser for the Shields Valley Farmers Market

Wilsall Dance Hall, Wilsall, MT

Dinner by Crazy Mountain Catering, reservations ahead of time $30/person $15/child 12 and under. Call Cathy if interested at 406-686-4084. Or come just for dancing at 8pm. Free will donation for dancing only.

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