STEVE MARTIN AND THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS ANNOUNCE 2012 TOUR DATES
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers have announced tour dates in support of their #1 bluegrass album, Rare Bird Alert
(Rounder Records), which recently received a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will make stops at several venues and festivals including a performance at the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA, as well as multiple nights with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston, MA.
The tour comes on the heels of a banner year that saw Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers winning 'Entertainer of the Year' at the 2011 International Bluegrass Association Awards.
In this week's Culture Desk blog for the New Yorker, Martin penned a moving tribute to legendary banjo player Earl Scruggs highlighting his enormous impact on American music and also recounting his personal memories sitting on Scruggs' porch playing the banjo. To read the article, click here
The current list of 2012 Tour Dates is as follows with additional dates to be announced soon.Tour Dates
2.10.2012 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort & Casino- Grand Theatre
2.11.2012 Porterville, CA Eagle Mountain Casino
4.28.2012 Indio, CA Stagecoach Festival
4.29.2012 Santa Barbara, CA The Granada
5.29.2012 Boston, MA Symphony Hall
5.30.2012 Boston, MA Symphony Hall
6.21.2012 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre