Planting Fields Arboretum

Concert In The Park Planting Fields Arboretum

02 Sep 2017 Oyster Bay, NY Free


Time : 6pm
Venue : Planting Fields Arboretum
Address : 1395 Planting Fields Rd,
State : NY
Phone : 516-982-7496
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NYC based Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches is explosive! Perhaps the only band fusing world music with country, bluegrass, folk, roots, music of New Orleans, 1920s and originals.

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Rain (indoors) OR Shine (outdoors)

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great, country music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!   Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.
**Band members have played with the likes of Paul McCartney, George Benson, Jimmy McGriff as well as performed on ABC’s Good Morning America, WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, Kansas City Folk Festival main stage via Folk Alliance International, upcoming 2017 NERFA Semi-Formal, Blue Plate Special, Extended Play Sessions (The Alt. Root), Relix featured videos (I’m Gettin’ Married and Misfits’ Halloween), NPR Tiny Desk 2017 contest submission site, Horses Sing None Of It TV show, John Platt’s WFUV FM, On Your Radar (Rockwood Music Hall) and appeared in movies such as Mona Lisa Smile (with Julia Roberts), Away We Go, Disney’s Enchanted and PBS Masterpiece The Chaperone.

#5 Artist, #6 Album, #7 Song on International Folk DJ Chart Sept. 2016

“They go back to basics with songs that bask in a genuine roots regimen and a sense of timeless tradition.”
Elmore Magazine

“Americana music at its purest and most impressive.” No Depression

“Unfailingly high-spirited.” LONDON TIMES

“…Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches are ridiculously fun.” Rambles.

Oyster Bay, NY 11771 1395 Planting Fields R, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
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