By David Carroll

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)- Entertainer Steve Martin will bring his bluegrass tour to Chattanooga's Memorial Auditorium on May 26.  The popular comedian, actor and author is touring with the Steep Canyon Rangers in support of his upcoming album, "Rare Bird Alert."  In 2009, he released "The Crow," a critical favorite of original and traditional bluegrass numbers.  Here is information on tickets:

Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

Thursday, May 26 at 8:00 pm (EDT)
An evening of bluegrass and banjo with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, touring in support of their new album "Rare Bird Alert." Presented by AC Entertainment. All seats reserved from $39.50 to $68.00 plus convenience fees. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 am online at and at the Auditorium box office. Call (423) 642-TIXS.

Also, singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will perform at the Tivoli Theater on Wednesday March 16.  Tickets for that show also go on sale Friday January 14.