• Steve and the Rangers live at the White House

    Tonight's (5/11) poetry celebration at the White House, which will include an appearance by Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, will be broadcast live online. Rangers' banjo man Graham Sharp told us that they were asked to perform an arrangement they

  • Steve and the Rangers do the White House

    This Wednesday, Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers will pay a visit to our nation's capital, where they are scheduled to perform at the White House. We heard this morning form Graham Sharp, who plays 'second banjo' on the Martin/Rangers show,

  • 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

  • Crowdsourcing success for The Banjo Project

    We've been bringing you news of The Banjo Project for some time now. Most recently we reported that the production was in need of funding to complete the editing process. Emmy winning producer Marc Fields took to the digital streets

  • Steve Martin gets rich off bluegrass

    Master funny man, and respected banjoist Steve Martin is getting rich off bluegrass music. If his film career has not provided for him, then surely his music career will. Specifically in view here is the obscene amount of money Martin