Zia Diner is extremely excited about bringing The Free Range Ramblers to the stage starting this February. They will be playing Feb 7, 2013, March 7, 2013 and March 21, 2013
The Free Range Ramblers are a five-piece string band from Santa Fe. They play traditional fiddle tunes, bluegrass, folk, Americana, and their own original music. The five members of the group all come form different parts of the country, but joined together at The Santa Fe University of Art and Design (formerly the College of Santa Fe). They started playing music together in the Contemporary Music Program at the college back in 2007. They all have recently graduated and formed this group in the summer of 2011, where they started playing on train cars in the Railyard.
Band members include: Elise Southwick, (banjo, slide guitar, & vocals); Jake Bier, (guitar & vocals); Dave Badstubner, (upright bass); Greg Butera, (fiddle & vocals); Benito Plaza (mandolin & vocals)