Steve Martin on PHC

Steve Martin performs with Steep Canyon Rangers at the Mountain Song Festival in 2008 - photo from Looking Glass EntertainmentSteve Martin will appear on the season finale of A Prairie Home Companion on Saturday, June 27. As has often been the case, he will be performing with Steep Canyon Rangers.

Hosted as usual by Garrison Keillor the program will be broadcast live from The Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Also appearing on the program are Martin Sheen, Stuart Duncan and the PHC house band.

Showtime is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. (EDT), but many affiliattes air the program at another time. Check the PHC station guide for air times across the country, or listen live online during the live broadcast Saturday at 6:00.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.