WATCH: Steve Martin Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut In Front Of Sold-Out CrowdJohn McEuen, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Stuart Duncan and Tim O’Brien Join on Performance
Nashville, TN — May 30, 2009
Multi-talented Emmy Award-winning actor/comedian/writer Steve Martin made his Grand Ole Opry debut tonight in front of a sold-out crowd and was greeted with a standing ovation. He performed songs from his first music album, The Crow – New Songs for the Five-String Banjo. Life-long friend John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), who produced the album and assembled an all-star cast to record with Martin, appeared on the show along with Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Stuart Duncan, Tim O’Brien, and more. After playing the scheduled songs the group was called back out for an encore and Martin lead the group on “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” to the crowds delight.