"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


Mountain Sky Guest Ranch-Private



Jack & Wendy's wedding!


Livingston Mural Dedication

American Bank parking lot, Main St, Livingston, MT 59047

As part of the 2016 National Park Service Centennial Celebration on August 25th in Livingston, we are playing for the mural dedication in the American Bank parking lot. There will be tables and chairs set, and lots of room for dancing! Also, there will be a FLASH MOB to Home on the Range! Contact us for more info if you want to be part of the flash mob, or just show up.






Livingston Depot Roundhouse Roundup

Livingston Depot, Park St, Livingston, MT

Open Range with Ric Steinke, Linda Hausler, Dean Anderson, and Wes Horton plus an appearance by award-winning trick roper Kowboy Kal, and artists Tandy Miles Riddle and Sheila Hrasky reappearing for plein air paintings. Tickets $45 in advance or $50 at the door. The Depot will be open for guests too.

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