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Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers coming to Kirby

March 17. 2013 3:05AM
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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell announced their North American dates Tuesday for a tour that will wrap up with a visit to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on July 2 at 7:30 p.m.

The highly anticipated tour is the first for Martin and Brickell, who will perform songs from their album Love Has Come for You. The new collaboration is set for release on April 23 on Rounder Records.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the F.M. Kirby Center Box Office, online at or by phone at (570) 826-1100.

Love Has Come for You features 13 rootsy compositions that combine Martinā??s inventive five-string banjo work with Brickellā??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 Martin recorded his latest Grammy nominated album Rare Bird Alert.

To purchase tickets and for more information on Steve Martin, please visit and follow him on Twitter at

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