Most people know Steve Martin as the beloved comedian, actor and frequent host of SNL. Sure, he could play the banjo, but how many expected him to win an International Bluegrass Music Association award? Apparently his talents were not lost on the Steep Canyon Rangers, who have been touring with this talented artist through various venues worldwide.
This summer, the combination has launched a tour throughout the U.S. and Canada to promote their collaboration of 2011, “Rare Bird Alert,” and discount Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets are selling fast and furious.
A History of Discount Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Tickets
The Steep Canyon Rangers are a bluegrass band that got their start in Brevard, North Carolina. Is 2008, the band received notoriety with a nomination from the International Bluegrass Music Association for “Album and Gospel Performance of the Year.” The band consists of Woody Platt (guitar, lead vocals), Graham Sharp (banjo, harmony vocals), Mike Guggino (mandolin, harmony vocals), Charles R. Humphrey III (bass, harmony vocals) and Nicky Sanders (fiddle, harmony vocals).
In 2009, the band paired up with Steve Martin on banjo for a broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion.” That performance led to additional appearances by Martin on the band’s 2009 U.S. tour, as well as performances in New York, San Francisco and Seattle, where discount Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets became a hot commodity. The collaboration even made it as far as the U.K., where they performed on the music show, “Later with Jools Holland.” As the partnership continued to prosper, the band eventually paired up with Martin to record “Rare Bird Alert” in 2011. That same year, Martin and the band won the Entertainer of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association.
See the Rare Bird Alert This Summer
This year, the band is hitting the road once again, with Martin still strumming along on his banjo. With stops from coast to coast, as well as a couple of shows in Canada, this is not a summer show to miss. Get your cheap Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets to see this popular collaboration live.