The Night Travelers Acoustic Music Duo

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The Andy & Pierce 2018 Christmas Show

Join The Night Travelers for a very special Christmas show as we join Pierce Pettis (critically acclaimed singer-songwriter) and Andy Offutt Irwin (humorist, storyteller, and actor) at The Red Clay Theater for great music, laughter, and lots of warm Christmas joy to celebrate the season!


Information and tickets at Eddie Owen Presents

About Us

About the Band

The Night Travelers are a virtuosic, artistic and charismatic duo with the acoustic musical impact and harmonic depth to please any audience, 

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Niki Portmann

Born in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Niki Portmann’s family immigrated to the USA from Switzerland in 1963. She learned fluent German from her mother as a young child and absorbed a passion for engineering and science from her father who was a Mechanical Engineer.

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James McKinney

James McKinney is a true Master of the 5-string banjo. One of the most advanced players anywhere and a Scruggs and Reno style expert, James is also considered a leading expert in jazz and theory in the banjo world, having been mentored by renowned jazz educator, David Baker, and Mr. Henry Ferrel (teacher of Chet Atkins and Jethro Burns).

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