Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers Announce North American Tour
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell announced their North American dates today for a tour which kicks off on May 22 in Ft. Meyers, Florida. The highly anticipated tour is the first for Martin and Brickell, who will perform songs from their album Love Has Come for You. The remarkable new collaboration isset for release on April 23 on Rounder Records.
Love Has Come for You features 13 eloquently rootsy compositions that combine Martin's inventive five-string banjo work with Brickell's distinctive vocals and vivid, detail-rich lyrics. The album was produced by legendary producer Peter Asher (James Taylor, Elvis Costello, Linda Ronstadt) and features notable players including rising-star Esperanza Spalding on bass, veteran studio guitarist Waddy Wachtel and Nickel Creek alumni Sara and Sean Watkins. The album also features the esteemed bluegrass combo the Steep Canyon Rangers with whom Martin recorded his latest Grammy nominated album Rare Bird Alert.
In a genre that prizes musicianship above all else, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers have risen to national prominence with their dynamic stage show. The tour will showcase new material performed by Martin and Brickell, along with the unique hybrid of bluegrass and comedy that Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers have been delighting audiences with at their sold-out, critically acclaimed shows.
To purchase tickets please visit: http://stevemartin.com/stevemartin/tour.html
STEVE MARTIN AND THE Steep Canyon Rangers
FEATURING EDIE BRICKELL CONCERT DATES:
Wed-May-22-13 Fort Meyers, FL Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Thu-May-23-13 St Petersburg, FL Mahaffey Theater
Fri-May-24-13 West Palm Beach, FL Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Sat-May-25-13 Tallahassee, FL Florida State University-Ruby Diamond Auditorium
Sun-May-26-13 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
Mon-May-27-13 N. Charleston, SC N. Charleston Performing Arts Center
Wed-May-29-13 Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Fri-May-31-13 Greensboro, NC War Memorial Auditorium
Fri-Jun-21-13 Stamford, CT Palace Theatre
Sat-Jun-22-13 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center
Sun-Jun-23-13 Kingston, NY Ulster Performing Arts Center
Tue-Jun-25-13 New York, NY Town Hall Theatre
Thu-Jun-27-13 Philadelphia, PA Kimmel Center - Verizon Center
Fri-Jun-28-13 Chautauqua, NY Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater
Mon-Jul-01-13 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Hall
Tue-Jul-02-13 Wilkes-Barre, PA Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
*Additional dates to be announced