2126 S.W. Halsey St. / Troutdale, OR, 97060
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Edgefield - Edgefield Amphitheater
5 p.m. doors, 6:30 p.m. show
$89 general advanced, $95 general advance, $225 reserved advance, $228 reserved day of show
All ages welcome
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5 p.m. doors, 6:30 p.m. show$89 general advanced, $95 general advance, $225 reserved advance, $228 reserved day of showAll ages welcome
All tickets available through EdgefieldConcerts.com, in person at the Crystal Ballroom box office, Edgefield Gift Shop and charge by phone at 1-800-514-3849. Ticketing services provided by Etix.com. (Subject to service charge and/or user fee.)
Edgefield proudly hosts Concerts on the Lawn, an outdoor music series that has become a summer tradition for fans throughout the Pacific Northwest.
For complete information about the acts, the venue, rules, policies and much more, please visit edgefieldconcerts.com. Check out photos from past shows at Edgefield, as well!
- Low-profile lawn chairs and blankets only
- No picnics or outside food or beverages
- No re-entry
- No pets
- No camping
- No RVs
- No unauthorized vendors
As an actor, comedian, author,
playwright, screenwriter, producer and musician-Steve Martin is one of
the most diversified performers and acclaimed artists of his generation.
has been successful as a writer of and performer in some of the most
popular movies of recent film history-appearing in more than 50 films
over the course of his career. With titles such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Parenthood, Father of the Bride and Cheaper by the Dozen franchises, Baby Mama and It's Complicated,
Martin's films are the kind that are viewed again and again. Martin
wrote the screenplays for some of his most celebrated films including The Jerk, Roxanne, Bowfinger, L.A. Story and Shopgirl.
Martin's first film was a seven-minute short he wrote and starred in, The Absent-Minded Waiter. The film was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Short Film, Live Action in 1977.
work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®,
the Mark Twain Award, an AFI Lifetime Achievement Award and the Kennedy
Center Honors. He has also hosted the Academy Awards® three times.
Martin began his career as a writer on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, for which he earned his first Emmy Award® for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety, or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin shone as a stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, made appearances on HBO's On Location and NBC's Saturday Night Live, and became the first comedian to sell out an arena performance.
As one of the most celebrated comedians, Martin's comedy album Let's Get Small (1978) went platinum in the United States and won a Grammy® for Best Comedy Album. His second album, Wild and Crazy Guy,
was a comedy album that featured his first music single "King Tut."
This album reached double platinum status in the U.S and earned Martin
his second Grammy® Award for Best Comedy Album. Martin's third comedy album, Comedy is Not Pretty, was nominated for a Grammy® Award for Best Comedy Album in 1979.
Ever evolving his body of work Martin is also a Grammy®
Award winning musician who found his love for the banjo at the age of
17. Martin originally used his passion for the banjo as part of his
standup comedy routine, but in 2010, he released his first album, The Crow: New Songs for the 5-Strong Banjo.
Since then, Martin has played many prestigious stages including
Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, and the Capitol Building
in Washington D.C. Martin released his second full length bluegrass
album Rare Bird Alert in 2011. The album featured 13
Martin-penned tracks as well as special guest vocal appearances by Paul
McCartney and The Dixie Chicks. Additionally, Martin co-wrote two of the
CD's songs with the Grammy®-winning bluegrass band, Steep
Canyon Rangers. That year, Martin won the International Bluegrass Music
Association's Entertainer of the Year Award. Martin also created the
Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass for those who
exemplify outstanding bluegrass performance.
In 2013, Steve Martin released his third full-length album called Love Has Come For You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come For You, won a Grammy® for "Best American Roots Song" for the title track and inspired the Broadway musical Bright Star. Bright Star received
five Tony Award nominations and also received Outstanding New Broadway
Musical and Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.
Martin and Brickell's second album together, So Familiar, was
released on Rounder Records and featured 12 remarkable songs that bought
the acclaimed duo's musical collaboration into fresh creative
territory. Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers recently released
their newest collaboration The Long-Awaited Album.
As an author, Martin's work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Born Standing Up. His latest play, Meteor Shower
is currently on Broadway in a production starring Emmy Award-winner Amy
Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti; and
Jeremy Shamos, and directed by four-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Zaks.
in Waco, TX, in 1945, Steve Martin was raised in Southern California
and began working as a comedian and magician at area amusement parks,
including The Magic Shop at Disneyland. Martin went on to Santa Ana
College, and then earned his Theater Arts degree from UCLA.
Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in
television, film and theater since his breakout season on "Saturday
Night Live" over 30 years ago.
Short won his first Emmy in 1982
while working on Canada's SCTV Comedy Network, which brought him to the
attention of the producers of "SNL." He became an "SNL" fan-favorite for
his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and
"legendary songwriter" Irving Cohen.
His popularity and exposure
on "SNL" led Short to cross over quickly into feature films. He made his
debut in "Three Amigos" and followed with "Innerspace," "Three
Fugitives," "Clifford," "Pure Luck" and "Tim Burton's Mars Attacks." One
of Short's most memorable roles was in the remake of "Father of the
Bride" as Franck the wedding planner, a role he reprised a few years
later in "Father of the Bride Part II." Short lent his voice to the
animated film "Madagascar 3" and Tim Burton's Oscar-nominated
An accomplished stage actor, Short won a Tony,
Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for his role in
the revival of "Little Me." He was also nominated for a Tony and took
home an Outer Critics Circle Award for the musical version of Neil
Simon's "The Goodbye Girl." Short co-wrote and starred in "Fame Becomes
Me," prompting The New York Times to describe Short as "a natural for
live musicals, a limber singer and dancer who exudes a fiery energy that
makes you want to reach for your sunglasses." Short most recently
appeared on Broadway in Terrence McNally's "It's Only a Play."
two-time primetime Emmy winner and multi-nominated for both primetime
and daytime Emmys, Short returned to television in 1998 for the
miniseries "Merlin" and host of "The Martin Short Show." In 2001, he
launched the popular comedy "Primetime Glick and in 2010 received
critical acclaim for his role in FX's drama series "Damages."Short has
also returned to "SNL" as host three times, and performed in the series'
landmark 40th anniversary special in February 2015. Other
recent television credits include "Hairspray Live!" "Maya & Marty,"
"Mulaney," "How I Met Your Mother" and the critically acclaimed PBS
series "Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That."
Short's New York Times bestselling memoir, "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend," was published in 2014.
1994, Short was awarded the Order of Canada - the Canadian equivalent
to British knighthood. He was also inducted into the Canadian Walk of
Fame in June 2000. This year he received a Lifetime Artistic Achievement
Award from the Governor-general of Canada.
Currently, Short is on
a national tour with his good friend Steve Martin in their comedy show
titled "An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life".
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