Due to expected stormy weather, this show has been moved to March 16, 2019.
In the meantime, check out this new video! Get Us Out Of Fearland trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8p_xKP_fDY
And this one: https://americanahighways.org/2018/09/21/video-premiere-banjo-nikaru-and-western-scooches-perform-a-hundred-miles/
Over the past two years, Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches has built a solid following in the Eastern U.S. with a half dozen tours while also playing such prestigious events such as Falcon Ridge Fest, Kansas City Folk Fest, Folk Alliance, NERFA, WFUV Sunday Supper, Blue Plate Special, WMOT Finally Friday, WNCW Studio B Sessions, Isis Music Hall and the Mid-Winter Folk Fest at Club Passim.
Band members have played with the likes of Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Julia Roberts, Wynton Marsalis, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, Jon Batiste and Russell Hall. Nick Russo has performed on ABC’s Good Morning America and has appeared in Sam Mendes’ Away We Go and PBS Masterpiece The Chaperone. Betina Hershey was a principle dancer in films such as Mona Lisa Smile and Disney’s Enchanted.
“…Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches are ridiculously fun.”— Rambles.
“A band that has to be seen to be believed.” — John Platt (WFUV)
“A heart as big as the sky…full of high energy and higher spirits” — Elmore Magazine.
“Americana music at its purest and most impressive.” — No Depression
“Unfailingly high-spirited.” — LONDON TIMES