Thu, June 14th

Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches: Get Us Out Of Fearland album release

folk Funk Indie TICKETS

Doors 6:15 PM
Show 7:00 PM
Advance Price $10
Door Price $15

Advanced online ticket sales stop at 5pm on day of show
If available, more tickets are available at door

Tue, June 12th

Fri, June 15th

Sat, June 16th

Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches: Get Us Out Of Fearland album release

 


“Unfailingly high-spirited.” 
London Times
 

 

"Americana music at its purest and most impressive"  -No Depression 

 


"This is a band that must be heard to be believed!” John Platt WFUV

 


New York City's Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches is explosive! Perhas the only band today infusing elements of Gullah-Geechee and world rhythms with global folk traditions, Americana, New Orleans and 1920s influences. Led by Betina Hershey and multi-instrumentalist Nick RussoBanjo Nickaru & Western Scooches: Get Us Out Of Fearland features standout work from musicians from New York, Suriname, Mexico, and Sapelo Island, who have performed live on NBC affiliate KSHB-TV, for the Extended Play Sessions (Alternate Root TV) and on nationally syndicated shows such as Woodsongs, and The Blue Plate Special plus stages such as Kansas City Folk Festival, Club Passim, Rockwood Music Hall, Isis Music Hall, WFUV, John Platt’s “On Your Radar” and Jalopy Theatre

Band members have performed with artists such as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Julia RobertsWillie Nelson, James Taylor, Jerry Garcia and Wynton Marsalis.

Plus they have made appearances in movies such as Disney’s “Enchanted,” “Mona Lisa Smile,” “Away We Go” and PBS Masterpiece, “The Chaperone.” The band had a 2017 NERFA semi-formal showcase and their debut album Very Next Thing was #6 Album (#5 Artist #7 Song) on the International Folk DJ Radio Chart 2016

 

Led by Betina Hershey and multi-instrumentalist Nick Russo, the album features standout work from musicians from New York, Suriname, Mexico, and Sapelo Island, who have performed live on NBC affiliate KSHB-TV, for the Extended Play Sessions (Alternate Root TV) and on nationally syndicated shows such as Woodsongs, and Blue Plate plus stages such as Kansas City Folk Festival, Club Passim, Rockwood Music Hall, Isis Music Hall, WFUVJohn Platt’s “On Your Radar” and Jalopy Theatre.

Band members have performed with artists such as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Julia RobertsWillie Nelson, James Taylor, Jerry Garcia and Wynton Marsalis.

Plus they have made appearances in movies such as Disney’s “Enchanted,” “Mona Lisa Smile,” “Away We Go” and PBS Masterpiece, “The Chaperone.” The band had a 2017 NERFA semi-formal showcase and their debut album Very Next Thing was #6 Album (#5 Artist #7 Song) on the International Folk DJ Radio Chart 2016
 






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