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Drawing inspiration from the likes of Joe Strummer, Woody Guthrie and Billy Bragg – Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars are stuck somewhere between the folk, Americana and punk genres while creating their own modern folk tradition.
’The New American Folk Ep’ was released in 2012. Their debut album ‘This Machine’ will be released April 2014. Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars contributed a version of ‘The Man Comes Around’ to The Black Project: a Johnny Cash Tribute album. Their sophomore album is scheduled for release in the winter of 2014.
You can catch them playing regularly in Texas or you can catch them touring with the Celtic rock band, Murder The Stout in AZ, CA, OR, CO, KS and OK in July 2014.