Tanner Bingaman

writhing folk from the hills of appalachia

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Tanner Bingaman plays writhing folk from the hills of Appalachia via guitar, banjo, & harmonica. Tanner's songs are an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink gumbo, with explorations ranging from poignant punk melodies to rapturous and uncanny instrumental meditations, oftentimes finding himself perplexed by the task of coming down from yet another improvisational meandering. Tanner prefers barefoot walking and once saved the family dog from a rattlesnake.

Tanner has been happily featured on NPR stations throughout Pennsylvania, and he has shared stages with some of his favorite songwriters including Charlie Parr, Darrin Hacquard, and Sam Bailey. In 2021, Tanner was awarded Emerging Artist of the Year by the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, and in 2023, Tanner played his first international show with his New Zealand family of musicians (Jesse and Vince Pakipaki), raising funds for flood-relief efforts on the North Island. He is currently playing shows all over the Lower 48. Tanner is an active member of the bands Tanjo & Crow and Tanner Bingaman's Pretty Big Garden. The debut album, "Everything & Nothing" from Tanner Bingaman's Pretty Big Garden is due out this June 2024 on limited edition Vinyl, CD, cassette, and streaming everywhere.

I’m constantly drawn in by the honesty, humor, impressive musicianship, and disarmingly unique songwriting that runs through the core of a Tanner Bingaman performance.” - Peter Winter Lee, Executive Director of SFMS

— Susquehanna Folk Music Society


Indie release of Everything & Nothing by Tanner Bingaman's Pretty Big Garden

Available now on limited edition CD and vinyl, as well as streaming everywhere.

Featured artist on NPR's WITF Music (Tanner Bingaman's Pretty Big Garden, 2024) 

Enjoy the interview HERE. Watch and listen to the studio performances from the session HERE.

Featured artist on NPR's WITF Music (Tanjo & Crow, 2023) 

Enjoy the segments from the interview and watch the studio performances HERE.

Susquehanna Folk Music Society's Emerging Artist of the Year (Tanner Bingaman, 2021)

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Previous events

Tanjo & Crow at Harmonie Hall w/ Agrol Agra Hungarian Folk Quartet

Harmonie Hall, Manayunk (Philadelphia, PA)

Harmonie Hall is beautifully operated. You should come. Details below.

The event location is in Manayunk (Philadelphia, PA). Address provided after purchase.

Please note this is an upstairs venue

Ágról ágra is a program of traditional Hungarian folk music, and compositions by Béla Bartók for unaccompanied female voices. Ágról ágra features new arrangements of the traditional songs by Marisa Michelson, Sara Serpa, Guillermo Klein, and Jeon Song Yi. Kinga Cserjési leads this exploration into the music of her native country

Tanjo & Crow is a no-holds-barred exploration of roots music through eclectic songwriting, Appalachian arrangements, and seemingly fearless improvisation. The project draws upon the diverse musical backgrounds of Tanner Bingaman (guitar, banjo, vocals) and Allan Combs II (guitar, vocals).

Beer & Banjos at 401 Main

401 Main, Carrboro, NC

Tanner solo feature for Beer & Banjos after the All-star band at 401 Main in Carrboro, NC.

Tanjo & Crow at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, 51 South 3rd St., Lewisburg, PA

Sunday afternoon session from Tanjo & Crow at First Baptist Church in Lewisburg, PA