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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Steve Martin brings his band to NW Iowa

Friday, March 23, 2012

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Tickets are now on sale for Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, June 22, at the Orpheum Theater in Sioux City.

Martin, one of the most diversified performers in the motion picture industry today, has been successful as a writer of and performer in some of the most popular movies of recent film history.

Martin released his second full length bluegrass album Rare Bird Alert in March 2011, joined by the Steep Canyon Rangers, who toured extensively with Martin over the last year. The album featured 13 new Martin-penned tracks, including a live version of "King Tut," and was produced by Tony Trishka. Paul McCartney and The Dixie Chicks make special guest vocal appearances on the album. Steve Martin's 2009 banjo album, The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo, won a Grammy in 2010 for Best Bluegrass Album.

Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are now available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. All profits will benefit the Saturday in the Park Festival.