FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
Show to Include Stand-Up, Clips, Musical Numbers, and Bluegrass Band The Steep Canyon Rangers
– Tickets On Sale Friday, February 17 at 10am at LiveNation.com –
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (FEB 13, 2017) – Legendary comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will be coming to Concord Pavilion on Friday, August 11 and bringing their hilarious show, An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, featuring stand-up, film clips, musical numbers, and conversations about their lives in show business. Joining the comedians on stage will be Grammy® Award-winning bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers, with whom Martin frequently performs.Tickets are $175.00, $129.50, $99.50, $89.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50 and $29.50 for reserved seats plus applicable charges.
Steve Martin began his journey into the spotlight after leaving college to write for TV, releasing four comedy albums between 1977 and 1981, winning him two Grammy Awards for Let’s Get Small and A Wild and Crazy Guy. Martin starred in his first full-length feature film, The Jerk, in 1979, starting his successful acting career with films such as Father of the Bride, The Jerk, All of Me, Little Shop of Horror, amongst many others. Most recently, Martin began to master other forms of entertainment, entering the music industry with the release of The Crow. The Crow, a collection of banjo compositions, went on to earn him the Grammy® Award for Bluegrass Album of the Year, and garnered two follow-up albums.
Martin Short has amused audiences both on stage and screen from the start of his career. Short began his comedy career touring with Toronto’s Second City comedy troupe before moving to New York City. Following his move to New York, he was cast on the iconic Emmy® Award winning comedy show, Saturday Night Live. Following his success with Saturday Night Live, Short has appeared in some of cinemas’ biggest comedy hits of the 1980s including Innerspace and Three Amigos. In more recent years, Short has shown his dramatic side, guest starring in crime drama Law & Order: SVU and joining the cast of the legal drama Damages in 2010.