Farmer Dave Scher

F.D. Sits In With Kurt Vile on “Girl Called Alex”, Live FYF Fest 8.25.13

it was the best of times…..


F.D. Steel Guitar w Jenny Lewis on TV

F.D. plays Steel Guitar w Jenny Lewis on TV… also features Johnathan Rice, Jonathan Wilson, Barbara Gruska

F.D. sits in with Vietnam (the band) on television

F.D. sits in with Vietnam (the band) on television (late 2000s)

FD Plays Organ with Elvis Costello:  “Go Away”

in the not to distant past, this happened….

Mollusk Big Sur Jamboree 2013

Big Sur, Redwoods…. Mollusk Big Sur Jamboree, presented by Folkyeah… September 27-28. Two days of music, camping, and ensuing fun in the redwoods along the banks of the Big Sur River at the Fernwood Resort. Featuring: Light Fantastic, Vetiver, Beachwood Sparks, McCombs Skiffle Players, Allah-Las, Sonny & the Sunsets, the Autumn Defense, Little Wings, Neal Casal, F.D. & the Wizards of the West All Stars, Sandys, The Mattson 2, range of light Wilderness, The Tyde, Tomorrow’s Tulips, Birds of America, Simone Rubi, Honeycrisp, plus special guests and secret late night jam sessions… Mollusk Big Sur Jamboree: has the details, man.

F.D. & the Hot Pacific Band:  “Dumb After All” Live 8/13

Farmer Dave Scher: solo steel guitar Spaceways Radio KPFK 5.19.13

Farmer Dave Scher: solo steel guitar Spaceways Radio KPFK 5.19.13

Beachwood Sparks:  Forget the Song (Lady Skate Version)

Beachwood Sparks music set to period skate footage…. very nice

Beachwood Sparks:  “Mollusk”  Live at New LA Folk Fest 8/4/12

Club Pacific July:  Heavy Euphoria Summer Vibe… Video by Bros.  Marshall

It was a beautiful night

Neil Halstead “Seasons” live at Mollusk Venice w/ Neil Halstead, Ben Knight, FD Scher 8.05.12

UFO 2012 @ The Integratron (Video from"The Nowness” Culture Site)

Check it out… feel the mystery

“You May Be Blue”... FD sits in w Andy Cabic, Eric Johnson, Steve Taylor Hipnic IV Big Sur 2011

F.D. on slide w
Andy Cabic (Vetiver)
Eric Johnson (Fruitbats)
Steve Taylor
+ Friends
Hipnic IV Big Sur CA 2011

Jackson Browne sings “These Days” at Mollusk 12.17.11

“This was a real treat… that’s Blake Mills playing guitar next to him, and Benmont Tench is hidden to the left playing an old Ace Tone organ.”  - F.D.

Club Pacific December Ad

FD jams w Guy Blakeslee + Leonard Nash

FD jams w Guy Blakeslee + Leonard Nash at Earthstar Creation Studio, Aug. 2011

Leonard Nash (Harp)
F.D. Scher (Piano, Thunder Machine)
Guy Blakeslee (shaker, drum)

Farmer D. Commercial Score for Tokyo Cyder

w Aska Matsumiya, Farmer D did the music for this commercial, which aired in Japan December, 2011

F.D. In An Elevator (Part 2 )

Farmer Dave Scher w Ben Knight performing “Upstairs / Downstairs” in an elevator at LACMA 9/10/11 .  Video 2 of 3

(by Lucas MacFadden)

F.D. In An Elevator (Part I )

Farmer Dave Scher w Ben Knight performing “Upstairs / Downstairs” in an elevator at LACMA 9/10/11 .  Video 1 of 3

(by Lucas MacFadden)

Big Search Performing “Middle Man” at Club Pacific October 2011

These guys were great

F.D. on steel w Elisa Randazzo plays “Circles” at Mother Hips Hipnic II Big Sur Spring 2010

it was fun

Farmer D. Ties a Tie (en Espanol)

Tie a tie ... FD, Corina, Connor O,. presiding Saludos y Amor a todo la Gente!

All Night radio “Sky Bicycle” Unoffical Video

All Night Radio “Sky Bicycle” very unofficial video

All Night Radio “Fall Down 7”

All Night Radio “Fall Down 7” Unofficial Video

Beachwood Sparks “Desert Skies” Live Spanish TV

BWS Desert Skies Live Spanish TV

Beachwood Sparks “Sister Rose” Live 1999

BWS “Sister Rose” Live SxSW 1999

Beachwood Sparks “Consusion is Nothing New”

BWS “Confusion is Nothing New” from “Once We Were Trees” w Photo Slideshow

Beachwood Sparks, “Canyon Ride” Acoustic

BWS Canyon Ride Acoustic

Beachwood Sparks Interview

BWS Interview from the golden years

Beachwood Sparks “By Your Side”

Beachwood Sparks “By Your Side” Sade cover, featured in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”

F.D. w/ Jenny Lewis live at Austin City Limits Festival:  “See Fernando” 9/26/08

FD plays w J. Lewis “See Fernando” live A.C.L. fest 2008

F.D. Sits in w/ Entrance Band 3.31.11

F.D. sits in on lap steel w/ Entrance Band on the song “Mexico” at the final night of their residency at the Satellite in Sivlerlake, CA

Johnathan Rice and Death Valley “We’re all stuck in the desert and we’re gonna die” Hyde Park!!!

F.D., with Neal Casal , are Death Valley, backing up Johnathan Rice at Hyde Park in front of 65,000 people….the concert was opening for R.E.M. and was one of the first major public events following the London Train Bombings of the week before….

F.D. sits in with She and Him “Change is Hard”

Elvis Costello’s show “Spectacle”, sits in with She and Him (Zooey Deschanel and Matt Ward), FD adds some steel flourishes

F.D.—“Straight to Hell” with Elvis Costello, Jakob Dylan, Pete + Tennessee Thomas, Davey Faragher

Farmer D plays bubbling steel sounds with Elvis Costello and Jacob Dylan playing “Straight to Hell” by the Clash… for Elvis’s show Spectacle, 2009

Emerald Triangle Tour, Farmer Dave “Surfout Sunset”

The Emerald Triangle Tour live at the Independent in San Francisco 11/09 ... F.D. sings “Surfout Sunset”
with band:

Andy Cabic of Vetiver (guitar, singing)
Johnathan Rice (Guitar , singing)
Jonathan Wilson (guitar, singing)
Colin LaRoque (drums)
Farmer D. (Keys, steel, vocals)

F.D. with Band, “You Pick Me Up”, Trocadero, Philadelphia 2009

FD with Band play “You Pick Me Up” at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Summer 2009

F.D. sits in with Jonathan Wilson, Jackson Browne, Dawes, Troubadour 2/11

F.D. sits in on lap steel with Jonathan Wilson, Jackson Browne, Dawes, playing Warren Zevon’s “Lawyers, Guns, and Money” at the Troubadour 2.11
Camera straightens out after first couple of seconds

Farmer Dave sings “Sea of Love” for FADER/LEVIS NYC

FD Sings “Sea of Love” for FADER and Levis, 2009