The Wiyos

The Wiyos took to the stage of the Grand Social on the evening of Valentine's Day, 2012.

Making up the band are Michael Farkas, Teddy Weber, Sauerkraut Seth Travins, plus occasional guests/sometime band members Kenny Siegal, Brian Geltner and Adam Matta.

Plenty of diverse influences are evident, including John Hartford, Blind Willie McTell, Slim Gaillard & Slam Stewart,  Charlie Poole, The Beastie Boys, Willie Nelson, Frank Sinatra, The Kinks, The Louvin Brothers, The Washboard Rhythm Kings, Louis Armstrong, Big Sandy & His Fly-Right Boys and diverse instruments: marxophone, de-tuned autoharps, alto horn and muted xylophones.