• Bright Star from Steve & Edie

    Steve Martin likes to joke when accused of being a Renaissance man that he would have to be 500 years old for that to be true. So that's out. And while the term dilettante used to be used to describe

  • Steve, Edie and The Steeps on Letterman

    Here's video of last night's performance of When You Get To Asheville on The Late Show by Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and members of the CBS Orchestra. The song is the opening track from Steve and Edie's

  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Team Up

    Back in the late 1950s and early 1960s, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme were household names and stars on television and in popular music. Now there’s a new Steve and Edie – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell -- teaming up

  • Steve & Edie ride again

    Not that Steve & Eydie... We're talking Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. It's a safe assumption that our readers are well familiar with Steve Martin, both from his star turns in comedy and film, and his new-found career as a performing/recording

  • Steve Martin and Mark Johnson at IBMA

    Just before we kicked off the Red Carpet interviews last Thursday at World of Bluegrass, Steve Martin stopped by with Mark Johnson, the 2012 recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. This new annual prize

  • Earl Scruggs tribute at IBMA

    Our friends at Music City Roots have posted a video from the first part of the Earl Scruggs tribute during last night's IBMA Awards show. Steve Martin introduced the segment, which served as the show's finale, complete with dozens of top

  • Banjos (plural) on Letterman

    This past Monday night, Steve Martin appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, along with Mark Johnson, winner of the 2012 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. Part of this annual award, which carries a

  • Mark Johnson on Letterman with Steve Martin

    As part of being awarded the 2012 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Florida clawhammerer Mark Johnson will appear on The Late Show with David Letterman September 24. As was the case with prior honorees Noam Pikelny and Sammy

  • Mark Johnson wins 2012 Steve Martin Prize

    Clawhammer banjo innovator Mark Johnson has been announced as the 2012 recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, the 3rd annual honoree. While a number of 3-finger banjo pickers have used a roll technique to play old