Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater | Vail, Colorado
Give Steve Martin and Martin Short your undivided attention because on Saturday, June 15, “The Dukes of Funnytown” tour will erupt into a ferociously funny finale at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre! The show concludes the six-date national series this summer, featuring special guests Jeff Babko and the Steep Canyon Rangers. Experience the side-splitting antics and verbal throwdowns between our two Martins, underlining a comedic mastery honed through decades of friendship. Steve Martin is a Grammy Award-winning musician and an Honorary Academy Award recipient, while Martin Short is a Tony Award-winning theater actor and Canada Walk of Famer. Both began their decades-spanning stint as a comedy duo in the 1986 Western, “Three Amigos,” with their latest leading roles cast in the hit whodunnit series, “Only Murders in the Building.” The two best friends have been touring together since 2015, and they promise another astoundingly hilarious presentation in Colorado’s gorgeously backdropped outdoor venue, the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre. Click the button above and get your tickets now!
The only murder in the building here is our main acts SLAYING their fans in a historically hysterical night of “roasts” and bluegrass jam sessions! Steve Martin and Martin Short (AKA The Dukes of Funnytown) are taking off on their nationwide summer tour, featuring special guests Jeff Babko and the Steep Canyon Rangers. The limited engagement will only run for six shows, concluding at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre on the 15th of June!
“They are both so funny, so creative, and they look like they actually are enjoying what they are doing - and each other! It was a night of absolute joy and laughter.”
Steve Martin and Martin Short are gonna rip each other a new one in a way only besties can! The duo’s iconic shtick features friendly trash talk and banter, expertly paced with surprise punchlines that’ll pull the rug off your feet.
Our tag team comedians share similarly prolific careers with forays in film, television, music, and theater. Steve Martin is a Honorary Academy Award recipient and a five-time Grammy Award winner, with a Kennedy Center Honor and Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Martin Short, on the other hand, is a critically acclaimed theater actor with one Tony and two Outer Critics Circle Awards, not to mention two Emmys and a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. The two’s comical relationship dates back to 1986, starring in the classic Western comedy, “ ¡Three Amigos!” They’ve been touring together since 2015, followed up by the Primetime Emmy-nominated Netflix special, "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” three years later. Most recently, Steve and Martin play leading roles as amateur crime solvers alongside Selena Gomez in the multi-awarded mystery series, “Only Murders in the Building.”
As for our guests, Jeff Babko is the long-time musical director for Martin Short’s tours as well as the house keyboardist in ABC’s late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Steep Canyon Rangers, meanwhile, are a Grammy Award-winning bluegrass group best known for their Nobody Knows You solo album, which features the irresistibly catchy hit, "Easy To Love."
Breathe in the delicious outdoor air of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre and laugh it out loud at Steve Martin and Martin Short’s Saturday special on the 15th of June. This entertainment hotspot presents a picturesque view of garden and mountain vistas, with great seats, sound coverage, and concessions to make a truly first-class finale for The Dukes of Funnytown. Tickets are selling out - get yours now!