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Steve Martin Brings The Steep Canyon Rangers To Wharton Center

Courtesy Photo/Steep Canyon Rangers

Actor-comedian Steve Martin also plays the banjo. He’ll play with the Steep Canyon Rangers Sunday night at MSU.

The Steep Canyon Rangers is the group playing with Steve Martin at the Wharton Center this weekend. Their concert is at 7 p.m. Sunday. The actor-comedian has long included banjo playing in his act.

The album they recorded together, Rare Bird Alert, was nominated for a Best Bluegrass Album Grammy this year.

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WKAR’s Scott Pohl talked with bassist Charles R. Humphrey III. He says they connected with Steve Martin through his wife, Anne Stringfield.

Scott Pohl has maintained an on-call schedule reporting for WKAR following his retirement after 36 years on the air at the station.
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