In this June 8, 2017 file photo, Steve Martin, left, and Martin Short appear at the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Diane Keaton in Los Angeles. Longtime friends Steve Martin and Martin Short were hitting the road together in 2020, but the tour has been nixed due to coronavirus. 
Photo: Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. 
Photo: Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. 

The Steve Martin and Martin Short show at Chastain is canceled for September

The “Funniest Show In Town At The Moment” won’t be bringing any laughs to Atlanta.

Steve Martin and Martin Short were sharing the stage for the evening of music and comedy, which also featured bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers, Paul Shaffer, Jeff Babko, Alison Brown and Della Mae.

But the duo’s Sept. 19 performance at Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park has been canceled. Martin and Short’s tour was scheduled to kick off June 19 in Kentucky; they’ve rescheduled their shows at Wolf Trap in Virginia for 2021 and postponed others, but the Atlanta date is designed at canceled. Ticketholders can request a refund at point of purchase. 

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.  
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