The Wilson Pickers play banjo, fiddle, harmonica and acoustic guitar-based songs that draw on bluegrass, folk, country among other styles and are scheduled to appear at this year’s Woodford Festival.
The band hail from the north and south and features, from Victoria, Sime Nugent on harmonica and vocals; and John Bedggood on fiddle, mandolin and vocals; and from Queensland, Danny Widdicombe on guitar and vocals; Ben Salter on banjo and vocals and Andrew Morris on guitar and vocals. All have successful music careers outside of the Pickers.
The Wilson Pickers’ debut album Land Of The Powerful Owl was nominated for an ARIA Award in the Best Blues & Roots Album category in 2009.
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