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Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars

Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars

Folk / Americana / Indie Houston, TX  US
Not Too Far From Here
This is not a song for the broken hearted
The New American Folk



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  • Aira Winterland (Artist)
    Aira Winterland
    Fantastic songs. Talent here!
  • Ecologyngle (Artist)
    🎼 The New American Folk 👏 bravo for your awesome style! Happy Holidays & luv * Patricia



Sounds Like: Chuck Ragan (Official), Billy Bragg, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Lucero, Cory Branan

Bio: "Gritty yet soulful, Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars offer up working class epics that are a bit punk, a bit folk and 100% awe-inspiring" JT Habersaat, Altercation Press

"Americana meets folky wanderer that has that Chuck Ragan kind of vibe, and they're known to put on a pretty great live...See Full Bio

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Jason Bancroft

Jason Bancroft

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica

Travis Smith

Travis Smith

Mandolin, Guitar

Matteo Garret


James Grant





"With a Woody Guthrie working-man’s mentality, Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars have carved a nice little place for themselves in the Texas folk scene the past few years. With the band’s new record “Home,” there’s less of the gruff-growl Chuck Ragan vocal styling, and a more of Bruce Springsteen sound from the mouth of Jason Bancroft."

— Mike Damante, Houston Chron.com

Recent Blogs

July 2014 tour
Jun 18, 2014

next month we take a little road trip...if you know people in these towns - send... [more]

Debut Album
Feb 20, 2014

It has been a long time coming and this April (2014) our debut album - This Mach... [more]


  • Song Plays 960
  • Video Plays 187
  • Total Fans 836
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