• Jubilation Day video from Steve Martin

    Steve Martin has released a music video for the song Jubilation Day, one of several comic songs on his new album, Rare Bird Alert, produced as a collaborative project with Steep Canyon Rangers. It was shot during the early touring in

  • Steve Martin – Rare Bird Alert

    Steve Martin caught the music and media world unawares with his 2009 album, The Crow. It featured him on banjo, along with a bevy of country, folk and bluegrass icons on 15 new songs Martin had written. Martin also sang many

  • Steep Canyon Rangers celebrate 10 years

    Steep Canyon Rangers will mark their 10th Anniversary tomorrow evening (1/21) with a special concert at the Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club near their home in Asheville, NC. Joining them in celebrating this milestone will be artists from

  • Garden & Gun: Bluegrass Nation

    Garden & Gun magazine's newest edition, February/March 2011, is titled Bluegrass Nation: 25 Bands Giving Old-Time Music a Whole New Sound. The issue features Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers as the lead story. Other artists included in the issue

  • Free download from Steve Martin

    Last week we reported about the impending release of a new bluegrass CD by Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers. Martin has since made the title track available as a free download. The track is titled Rare Bird Alert. It's

  • Steve Martin: Rare Bird Alert

    Steve Martin seems to have been enjoying his musical collaboration with the Steep Canyon Rangers. Things have gone well thus far: the fans love the show, his first banjo CD The Crow was well received by the bluegrass community, and

  • Rangers run to Rounder

    Steep Canyon Rangers are expecting to close out 2010 by announcing an agreement with Rounder Records. As we understand it, the final contracts have not yet been signed, but should be executed by year's end. The guys have recently completed a

  • Great music on Austin City Limits

    This weekend's edition of Austin City Limits is packed with stellar bluegrass and acoustic music. Steve Martin is the headliner - along with his trusty band, Steep Canyon Rangers - and young acoustic songstress Sarah Jarosz is performing as well. Both

  • Rebecca Frazier – Bluegrass Mom

    Thanks to our pal Casey Henry for this photo of Bluegrass Mom, Rebecca Frazier (nee Hoggan) and her young son, Jack. Now 18 moths old, Jack was only 10 weeks when this shot was taken in June, 2009. Though pictured here