Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The New Yorker recently gave Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new album, Love Has Come For You, a glowing review, saying "Martin's playing is lyrical and reserved, and it swings." Of Brickell's vocal style, Alec Wilkinson says "she manages to sing as if she were speaking intimately to another person, the way actors in Shakespeare manage, by means of breathing and pace, to deliver lines as if the thoughts they contain had just occurred to them."

Love Has Come For You, out April 23rd on Rounder Records, features 13 eloquently rootsy compositions that combine Martin's inventive five-string banjo work with Brickell's distinctive vocals and vivid, detail-rich lyrics.

Read the review and listen to the single "When You Get To Asheville" from the forthcoming album HERE.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell will perform songs from their album Love Has Come for You as well as songs from Rare Bird Alert and other new tunes. The new collaboration, Love Has Come for You, is set for release on April 23 on Rounder Records. The North American tour, which kicks off on May 22 in Ft. Meyers, FL, will showcase new material performed by Martin and Brickell, along with the unique hybrid of bluegrass and comedy that Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers have been delighting audiences with at their sold-out, critically acclaimed shows. Click here for tour dates and ticket information.

Love Has Come for You features 13 compositions that combine Steve Martin's inventive five-string banjo work with Edie Brickell’s distinctive vocals and vivid, detail-rich lyrics.  The album was produced by legendary producer Peter Asher (James Taylor, Elvis Costello, Linda Ronstadt) and features notable players including rising-star Esperanza Spalding on bass, veteran studio guitarist Waddy Wachtel and Nickel Creek alumni Sara and Sean Watkins.  The album also features the esteemed bluegrass combo the Steep Canyon Rangers with whom Steve Martin recorded his latest Grammy® nominated album Rare Bird Alert.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Announcing the announcement of the coming announcement of my new CD with Edie Brickell in April:

Visit for details.

Friday, November 09, 2012

The Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers concert dates for Nov 1 – 3 in Red Bank, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, and Easton, PA have been rescheduled.

The new dates are as follows:

3/14/2013  Red Bank, NJ        Count Basie Theatre    
3/15/2013  Atlantic City, NJ   Caesars Atlantic City - Circus Maximus    
4/28/2013  Easton, PA           State Theatre Center For the Arts

For more details, visit the tour page.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Steve Martin has announced that Mark Johnson is the third winner of his Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass.

More information about Mark Johnson and the prize can be found in the following article in the New York Times.

Steve Martin Honors Another Banjo Player
The New York Times
by Dave Itzkoff, September 20, 2012
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Boxset Released today is "Steve Martin: The Television Stuff," a DVD box set containing over six hours of rare stand-up, television specials, guest appearances and more.

For more information, check out the following articles:

"Steve Martin reflects on 'The Television Stuff'"
Los Angeles Times
By Robert Lloyd (September 16, 2012)
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"Steve Martin DVD unearthes wild and crazy hidden treasures -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO"
Entertainment Weekly
By Jeff Labrecque (September 18, 2012)
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Order the DVD Box Set from Amazon
Saturday, September 01, 2012

The reviews are in from Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers' recent performances in Temecula, CA and Las Vegas.


Las Vegas, NV - Reynolds Hall - The Smith Center for the Performing Arts (August 22, 2012)

Steve Martin’s comedy-bluegrass performance is steeped in good fun
Las Vegas Sun
by John Katsilometes, August 24, 2012
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Temecula, CA - Pechanga Resort and Casino (August 24, 2012)

Steve Martin, Steep Canyon Rangers thrill Pechanga crowd
Southwest Riverside News Network
by Chris Baptiste, August 25, 2012
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PECHANGA: Photos of Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

The Press-Enterprise
Photos by Melissa Jewel/Pechanga Resort and Casino
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers will play the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, CA tomorrow, Thursday August 30. Read The Modesto Bee coverage of the show...

Steve Martin brings bluegrass, banjo and a little comedy to Gallo Center
The Modesto Bee
by Lisa Millegan Renner, August 25, 2012
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers have been nominated in the category of "ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR" at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Awards. The 2012 IBMA Awards Show will be held at Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium on Thursday, September 27, 2012. For more information, visit
Monday, August 06, 2012

On August 4, Steve Martin attended The Starkey Hearing Foundation's annual awards gala at St. Paul's River Centre. The event raises money to help give hearing aids to people in underdeveloped countries. For more information about this event and the Starkey Hearing Foundation, check out the article below.

St. Paul Holds Star-Studded Starkey Foundation Gala
WCCO-CBS Minnesota
August 4, 2012
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