Noam Pikelny Manchicken live video

Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail - Noam PikelnyBanjo wizard Noam Pikelny has posted a video from his ongoing tour in support of his current album, Beat The Devil and Carry a Rail.

The video is for his original banjo tune, Manchicken, found on his 2004 CD, In The Maze.

Assisting are Luke Bulla on fiddle, Sam Grisman on bass, Chris Eldridge on guitar and Dominick Leslie on mandolin. Those four, along with vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, are with Noam on the road.


The video was shot by Tom Nowak at the Grass Valley Center for the Arts in California on May 25.

Noam & Friends will be in the northeastern US until mid-July, with one last show at RockyGrass on 7/27. Find full tour information online.

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