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    Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:15:59

    And the Winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo + Bluegrass Is... - ...Mark Johnson!

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    The winner of the third annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass is...drumroll please...Mark Johnson.

    Johnson was not only the recipient of a $50,000 cash prize but will also make his television debut on Monday, September 24 on The Late Show With David Letterman. What a sweet late night gig!

    Congrats, Mark. Tune in to see him on Letterman on Monday!

    In other Steve Martin musical news - and yes, it's the white-haired actor- his band, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, are also nominated for the IBMA Award for "Entertainer of the Year" which will be held in Nashville next Thursday, September 27.

    Check out more info on the winner at www.stevemartin.com.

    Will you tune in to see Mark Johnson on Letterman on Monday?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    09.21.12



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