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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: Steve Martin/Sarah Jarosz

Courtesy of Scott Newton/KLRU-TV
Comedian Steve Martin picks up his banjo and the Steep Canyon Rangers for new tunes in the old tradition.

Airs Friday, November 4, 2011 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. Musical styles range from contemporary and traditional pop to rock, country, blues, bluegrass, Latin, folk, roots and more. All find a home on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage, and you can watch full AUSTIN CITY LIMITS episodes online. New episodes are available the day after their broadcast premiere.

In this episode, bluegrass is the order of the night with Steve Martin and Sarah Jarosz. Comedian Martin picks up his banjo with the Steep Canyon Rangers for new tunes in the old tradition. Young Texan Jarosz rewrites the bluegrass rules with her original songs and style.

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