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Steve Martin goes for the dogs, calls for all videos

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 – Steve Martin wants fans to make a video for Wally On The Runwith their dogs. Martin penned the song, featured on his current CD "The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo CD," for his canine Wally.

Martin partnered with Dailymotion to create a site to view his video, download the track, upload your own video submissions and view videos from other entrants: http://www.dailymotion.com/group/WallyOnTheRun. The contest ends Dec. 1. Martin will pick the final first prize winner, who will receive $1,000. The runner up will receive $.99 as a refund for the purchase of the song.

Martin currently is touring with the Steep Canyon Rangers. Dates are:
Oct. 15 Toronto, Canada Roy Thomson Hall
Oct. 20 Troy, NY Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Oct. 22 Chicago Cadillac Palace Theatre
Oct. 24 Denver Paramount Theatre
Oct. 26 Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Arts Ctr.
Oct. 27 Dallas Meyerson Symphony Center
Oct. 28 Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
Oct. 30 Costa Mesa, CA Orange County PAC
Nov. 1 Eugene, OR Jaqua Concert Hall
Nov. 2 Spokane, WA Martin Woldson Theatre
Nov. 5 Napa, CA Napa Valley Opera House
Nov. 9 London, England Royal Festival Hall

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