Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers Appear On ‘Colbert’


Actor/comedian/musician Steve Martin appeared on Wednesday’s episode The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Martin was interviewed by the program’s host Stephen Colbert and performed a song with Peter Asher and regular collaborators Steep Canyon Rangers.

Martin played banjo while backed by Steep Canyon Rangers on a rendition of their new single “California.” The two acts previously released the collaborative albums Rare Bird Alert in 2011 and The Long-Awaited Album in 2017.

Martin’s interview touched on a variety of topics including how he handles autograph seekers, his friendship with the members of Monty Python, his family’s love of Lil Nas X‘s hit “Old Town Road” and more. The show also featured a skit with Martin washing his banjo that was used to open the episode. Watch Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers on last night’s Late Show below:


Instrument Washing Skit


Interview Part One

Interview Part Two