Country, Blues, Southern Rock, and Bluegrass! We do it all!
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Keith Niehenke, Lead vocals, fiddle, lead guitar
Julie Layne Niehenke, Lead vocals
Greg Stephens, Lead guitar, vocals
Marena Stewart, Bass, Upright bass, vocals
Kevin Olsonberg, Drums
The Hankers are a group of professional musicians that have traveled all over the world performing at places such as Euro Disney, for our troops in Japan and South Korea, and performed at the Academy of Country Music awards. They have also opened for many big named artist including Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Waylon Jennings, Brooks and Dunn, Charlie Daniels, and many more. Within this amazing group of musicians, are a husband and wife team, Julie and Keith Niehenke, who have been building their musical relationship since they started playing violin together at 5 years old.
A high energy country band that incorporates southern rock, blues, and bluegrass into their music. The Hankers have an amazing female and male vocalist who have performed all over the country, a world renown fiddle player, 2 lead guitar players, and a rhythm section that lays down a groove, The Hankers have quickly become a premier band And are currently the Inland Northwest Country Music Association BAND OF THE YEAR!
Hankers Live from the Knitting Factory