Steve Martin Bluegrass Tour !!

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By The Highway Terror (James) on Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 02:11 am: Edit Post

The Steep Canyon Rangers have joined iconic comedian, Steve Martin on his sophomore album entitled Rare Bird Alert to be released today, March 15, 2011. Bringing bluegrass music to new audiences, SCR continue their meteoric rise as passionate ambassadors for the bluegrass music they love. With Martin, SCR played for more people than any other bluegrass band in 2010. This year will be even bigger, as the group prepares a nationwide tour with Martin to support their collaborative project. The Rare Bird Tour will kick off in New York City with three sold-out performances at the famed Joe’s Pub March 15-17 as well as a return appearances to the Late Show with David Letterman on March 16 and The View on March 17. The album also features guests appearances from Paul McCartney and The Dixie Chicks.

STEVE MARTIN AND STEEP CANYON RANGERS TOUR DATES
03/15/2011 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub
03/16/2011 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub
03/17/2011 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub
03/19/2011 - New York, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
04/29/2011 - Las Vegas, NV - The Mirage Resort & Casino
04/30/2011 - Las Vegas, NV - The Mirage Resort & Casino
05/18/2011 - Portland, ME - Merrill Auditorium
05/19/2011 - Englewood, NJ - Bergen Performing Arts Center
05/20/2011 - Charleston, WV - Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
05/21/2011 - Durham, NC - Durham Performing Arts Center
05/22/2011 - Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
05/24/2011 - Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Theater
05/26/2011 - Chattanooga, TN - Memorial Auditorium
05/27/2011 - Nashville, TN - The Woods at Fontanel
05/28/2011 - Memphis, TN - Orpheum Theater
05/29/2011 - Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Center
06/21/2011 - Lexington, KY - Lexington Opera House
06/22/2011 - Effingham, IL - Effingham Performance Center
06/23/2011 - Owensboro, KY - R.O.M.P. Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival
06/28/2011 - Morristown, NJ - Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
06/30/2011 - Torrington, CT - The Warner Theatre
07/01/2011 - Chautauqua, NY - Chautauqua Amphitheater


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dominic (Dominic) on Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 08:46 am: Edit Post

It's cool to see that Martin has kept his chops. I saw him on a stand-up comedy tour WAAY back in '78 or so. He played the banjo as part of it. He used to jam with The Dirt Band.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By The Highway Terror (James) on Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 04:39 pm: Edit Post

I've seen pictures of Martin jamming with Jerry at a bluegrass festie back in the Old and In the Way days


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