The Father of the Bride is now the leader of the band, and he is coming to Missoula this summer.
On Thursday, the Missoula Osprey announced that legendary comedian Steve Martin will bring his band, the Steep Canyon Rangers, to Missoula’s Ogren Park at Allegiance Field for a concert on July 20. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 30, at 10 a.m.
Best-known for his acting roles in such comedies as “The Jerk,” “Father of the Bride,” and “Roxanne,” Martin has seen his lifelong love for the banjo blossom into a late career. His band’s 2009 album, “The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo,” won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. The record featured guest performances by such stars as Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Earl Scruggs, and Tim O’Brien. [Read More...]