DetailsTime : 10 pm
Venue : Schmiggity's Live Music Dance Bar
Pandas & People, a folk alternative band from Northern Colorado, has been attracting diehard fans from across the world. Founding members Joshua Scheer (vocals/bass) and Johnny Day (guitar), use the combination of traditional folk and hook laden alternative rock to entice audiences from all over with their unique sound. Beginning as just a side project, Panda’s & People, through the encouragement of family and friends, left the basement for the center stage. They recorded their first single “On My Way” in November of 2013, which hit the top 100 in the Shazam Colorado charts and continues to receive airplay from iHeart Radio stations in both Colorado and New Jersey.
Panda’s & People have received media attention from several other radio stations, including Denver’s famed alternative station Channel 93.3 KTCL. Captivated by their sound, KTCL selected them to open for Big Gig 2015 in front of thousands of fans. The band has also opened for several other top names including; Twenty One Pilots, The Oh Hellos, The Doobie Brothers, Collective Soul, and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Panda’s & People have been voted for several awards including, “Best New Artist” by The Colorado Sound, and “Best Folk Band in Colorado” by Westword Magazine two years in a row.
Since then, the live band is now accompanied by Grayson Erhard on Mandolin, Adam Haag on Percussion and Conrad Marshall on Guitar. The band continues to thrive not only in the Colorado music scene, but all over the country. With the overall undeniable talent of Panda’s and People, and unique fusion of folk with an underlying hint of alternative rock, this band has the ability to grasp their audience from the moment you hit play.