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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Tickets

Authentically the genre “bluegrass” belongs to the broader realm of country music. But being traditional does not limit its appeal for the modern masses. It is bands like “The Steep Canyon Rangers” which have greatly added to the fans of the sub-genre that is bluegrass. And when the multi talented comedy actor Steve Martin plays with it, the entire deal goes up a notch! The combo is all set to charm crowds with their melodious performances once again and booking the Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets well in advance is indeed, a very good idea!

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About Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

 
The ‘Steep Canyon Rangers’ or SCR as they are sometimes called, comprise of five band members. The quintet came together while they were studying at the University of North Carolina during the late nineties. A shindig held weekly, at the Chapel Hill Mellow Mushroom restaurant, featuring bluegrass music inspired them to form a band. Following in the footsteps of greats like Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury and Jerry Douglas, the guys launched the band to propagate their love of bluegrass. They embarked on their musical journey with commitment and passion and their music has proved that it is possible to stay true to bluegrass roots and still incorporate bright innovations that sound brilliant. The fact that the actor Steve Martin has collaborated with the band in the release of their seventh album “Rare Bird Alert”, released in 2011, is proof that SCR can rope in the public as well as celebrities with their fantastic talents. The alliance between Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers has proved to be a very successful one indeed.
 
Steve Martin is not only a great comedian but a wonderful musician. His love for bluegrass goes way back to his adolescence. At seventeen he picked up the banjo for the very first time and learnt to play. He would occasionally crack jokes about his love for the instrument in his stand up comedy acts in the seventies. In 1981 he released his final comedy album by the name of The Steve Martin Brothers which included his performance on the banjo alongside a bluegrass band. 2001 saw him playing the banjo for the remake of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown” which went on to win the “Best Country Instrumental’ award at the following year’s Grammys. Martin released his first all-music record in 2009 titled The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo, featuring timeless music divas like Dolly Parton. His album picked up the Grammy for ‘Best Bluegrass Album’ the following year. Getting ready to dazzle bluegrass loyalists and those who simply appreciate melody mingled with a bit of comedy, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers are collectively putting their talent on display, live on tour.
 
Martin first performed with the Steep Canyon Rangers in 2009 on A Prairie Home Companion; a live radio variety show. Then onward he has been touring with them from time to time, bringing their combined musicality to stage. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers have been performing at exclusive music festivals such as the Jazzfest in New Orleans, the Wilkesboro, North Carolina Merlefest Bluegrass Festival and the Bonnaroo Music Festival, to name a few. Not only that, they have appeared on television on shows including “Late Night with David Letterman”, “Austin City Limits” and “The Colbert Report”, bringing their fantastic melodies and smart, sometimes funny, lyrics with them. Before the cheap Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets are grabbed by hungry fans, those who claim to appreciate music must get some for themselves.
 
Their collaborative record, the “Rare Bird Alert” from 2011, topped the Billboard’s Bluegrass Chart and ranked at number 43 on the Billboard Top 200. Live performances by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers prove to be crowd pullers and their concerts are melody mixed with humor that Martin cannot help interjecting throughout the show.
 
If not for the Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tickets, you’ll miss out on a great deal of fun that these guys promise to bring on stage!