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Out of the Desert Bluegrass Band from Las Vegas, NV

Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 12 Reviews
  • 13 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2013
  • 1 Award or Badge
  • Starting at $500 per event

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Looking for an amazing bluegrass group? Look no further than Las Vegas favorites Out of the Desert. Bringing traditional bluegrass, gospel, celtic and newgrass material to a new level, this band is made up of talented players who truly love what they do. Performing over 100 shows a year, Out of the Desert is fun, polished and energetic. With 3 part vocals and award-winning instrumentalists, this group is simply one of the best in West. Members: Rick Seligman, Fiddle Rick started playing the fiddle in 1976 mostly in fiddle contests around Southern California for a few years with The Rank Strangers, Rock Springs and Mohave Country. Rick moved to Las Vegas in 1995 and performed with Ernie Cockran and the New South, Las Vegas Blues Kings and did 3 years with Finnegan's Wake playing Las Vegas and Atlantic City. In 2006 and 2007 Rick won the Nevada state fiddle championship. Mark Sanders, Banjo/Vocals Mark is from Manhattan Beach, CA and started playing banjo around 1971. His experience is mostly from playing on the streets for tips which was done regularly and successfully along the West Coast - Redondo Beach, CA, Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, BC. Along the way he played with two bands of note - The Dynamic Logs and The Skyline Drifters, both based in Seattle. Mark joined Out of the Desert in 2008. John Lundmark, Guitars/Vocals John was born in Las Vegas. He learned the guitar in junior high school and through the years he has performed in plays, musical theatre, and a few TV commercials. Around 1999 he was asked by friends to play guitar and do some three part vocals with them. That's when he met Rick Seligman, the fiddle player. They went on to form Out of the Desert in 2008. Brian Burns. Bass, Vocals Brian is a 25 year resident of Las Vegas who originally hails from Wellington, Ohio. Playing in bands since the age of 13, he plays the electric and upright basses, guitar, mandolin and sings lead and background vocals. Previously playing with Northwest bluegrass bands such as Bonneville Slide, the New Old Timers and Switchgrass, Brian has been performing with Out of the Desert since 2012.


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Review by Mary F.

Private PartyReviewed on May 6, 2019From Las Vegas, NV

Had this very talented band play at our Kentucky Derby Party. Really great guys, who were professinal, fun and beyond talented. I will definetly hire them again for my next years party!

Review by Cindy H.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on November 2, 2017From Las Vegas, NV

One of the best nights of our lives ! Everyone had a blast and made great memories with a great local band. Even the neighbors loved it! Thanks again!

Out of the Desert:

Thank you Cindy, we've never had a better time at a gig before and you made us all feel so welcome and included in your party with friends and family. We hope to play for you again soon!

Review by Whitney K.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on September 26, 2016From Las Vegas, NV

Brian and the guys were amazing! They were exactly what I was hoping to find. If I have another event anywhere in the area, I would love to use them again. If your looking for a GREAT bluegrass band, look no further, Out of the Desert is who you should use!

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  • Billy in the Lowground
  • Good Ol' Mountain Dew
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Rollin' in my Sweet Baby's Arms
  • Tragic Life
  • Hobo Song
  • Midnight Moolight
  • Freeborn Man
  • Soldier's Joy
  • Hiding Place
  • Where Jesus Went to Prepare
  • Bottle Let Me Down
  • Rabbit in a Log
  • Big Scioto
  • Road to Gloryland
  • On and On
  • Rank Stranger
  • Panama Red
  • The Boy Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn
  • John Henry
  • Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter Day
  • Wagon Wheel
  • Gone So Lone
  • Orange Blossom Special
  • Catfish John
  • Long Journey Home
  • Red Haired Boy
  • Bill Cheatum
  • Easy Chair
  • Star of the Muenster
  • Jerusalem Ridge
  • Hot Foot
  • Some Dark Holler
  • Jubilee Road
  • Man of Constant Sorrow
  • Santa Rosa
  • Shenandoah Breakdown
  • Angeline the Baker
  • Can't You Hear Me Callin'
  • Coal Minin' Man
  • Forked Deer
  • Give Us Rain
  • Halfway Home Cafe
  • Slewfoot
  • Soul of Man Never Dies
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • The One I Love is Gone
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia
  • Walk on the Mountainside
  • Back to Old Kentucky
  • Blackjack
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  • Shuckin' the Corn
  • How Mountain Girls Can Love
  • Old Home Place
  • Methodist Preacher
  • Road to Gloryland
  • Rocky Top
  • Sally Ann
  • Who's That Knockin' On My Door
  • Salty Dog
  • Black Mountain Rag
  • Dueling Banjos
  • Jerusalem Moan
  • Doolie
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • I Find Jesus
  • Sally Goodin
  • Salt Creek
  • Standing in the Need of Prayer
  • Those Memories
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  • Walls of Time
  • Katie Daly
  • Pig in a Pen
  • Crawdad Hole

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Past Events

May 4, 2019 • Private Party
Sat12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
October 28, 2017 • Birthday Party (Kids)
Sat4:30 PM - 9:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
September 17, 2016 • Corporate Function
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
September 3, 2016 • Wedding Reception
Sat6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Blue Diamond, NV
March 8, 2016 • Private Party
Tue8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Las Vegas, NV
January 19, 2015 • Corporate Function
Mon11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Las Vegas, NV
November 14, 2014 • Event
Fri6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Las Vegas, NV
July 4, 2014 • July 4th Party
Fri7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Lake Havasu City, AZ
May 10, 2014 • Wedding
Sat5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Las Vegas, NV
December 29, 2013 • Arts Factory Bar & Bistro
Sun12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
December 22, 2013 • Arts Factory Bar & Bistro
Sun12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
December 15, 2013 • Arts Factory Bar & Bistro
Sun12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Las Vegas, NV

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