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Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers Cap Landmark Year in Bluegrass

Steve Martin and Steep Canyon RangersNashville, Tenn. – September 30, 2011 - Capping a landmark year that has included a busy touring schedule, national television appearances and the release of a new album, Rare Bird Alert on Rounder Records, Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers took home the Entertainer of the Year award at the 22nd International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, September 29 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers are IBMA's Entertainers of the Year

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon RangersNashville, TN -- On the strength of a busy touring schedule, a string of national television appearances and the release of a new album, Rare Bird Alert on Rounder Records, Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers took home the Entertainer of the Year award at the 22nd annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, September 29 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Martin, who always included banjo picking in his early stand-up comedy routines, has become more serious about recording and performing bluegrass music during the past two years, with the release of two albums of original music.

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