Actor/comedian/author/musician Steve Martin just announced a spring tour with his bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers. The banjo-wielding Martin has been performing with the five members of the Steep Canyon Rangers on four tours over the past three years.
This tour, starting in February, will be in support of their latest Grammy-nominated album Rare Bird Alert. The 13-track album, available via Rounder Records, includes all original songs from Martin and features guest vocals from Paul McCartney and the Dixie Chicks. Additionally, Martin co-wrote two songs with the Steep Canyon Rangers for Rare Bird Alert.
Check out the first batch of tour dates, including two special performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston, MA and a slot at Stagecoach Festival in Indo, CA, below. Tickets and additional information are available at Steve Martin’s website.
10- Reno, Nev. @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino—Grand Theatre
11- Porterville, Calif. @ Eagle Mountain Casino
28- Indio, Calif. @ Stagecoach Festival
29- Santa Barbara, Calif. @ The Granada
29- Boston, Mass. @ Symphony Hall
30- Boston, Mass. @ Symphony Hall
21- Kansas City, Mo. @ Midland Theatre