Videos of the Week: Bluegrass & Celebrities
Just stumbled on a couple cool things we wanted to share. Mainly, that Ed Helms, Andy from The Office and Stu from The Hangover, has been guesting with Old Crow Medicine Show on banjo at some of their 2010 gigs!!
Sadly, no one’s got a great full video of this yet, but here’s some proof:
Ed Helms & O.C.M.S. at 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Yep, that’s Andy, right next to fiddlin’ Ketch Secor onstage. Need more proof? Here’s a shorter video that really shows it:
You can read about Ed Helms’ guest appearance here. And he’s evidently starting to play out more, as this article talks about. Why’s this important, some of you non-Office lovers might ask? Because Ed Helms has boldly snatched the comedy banjo torch (among other things) from Steve Martin’s legendary fingers, as this clip from the Office clearly shows:
And speaking of the great banjo-man Steve Martin, check out this sweet video of his brand-new bluegrass tribute to King Tut!
Steve Martin @ 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival