Friday, December 31, 2010

Fw: Donna & Rick Nestler in Friendship January 23

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From: Friendship House Concerts <>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:06:59
To: altesj<>
Subject: Donna & Rick Nestler in Friendship January 23

Friendship House Concerts is proud to present

Donna & Rick Nestler

Sunday, January 23

4:00 pm

Rick's rich baritone voice truly brings the songs of the sailor (both
traditional and contemporary) to life. Rick learned the arts of the
chantyman working aboard large traditionally rigged vessels such as
the sloop Clearwater, the schooner Voyager, and the square rigged ship
HMAV Bounty. A Coast Guard licensed Master, with a 100 ton ticket, he
also is an actor, a singer, song writer, and a multi-instrumentalist.
He learned some of his most effective performance techniques playing
in low waterfront dives and in institutions of higher learning from
St. Thomas to Toronto, California to New York, and everywhere in

Pete Seeger calls him, "the Terror of the River, raffish Rick
Nestler." The New York Times says, "One of the prime troubadours of
Hudson River lore and legend is Rick Nestler." Rich Bala, Joe
Heukerott, and Pete Seeger have all recorded "The River That Flows
Both Ways."

"Rick has a songbag that would have made Alan Lomax green with envy .
. . you will discover a warm and endearing voice, a wry sense of
humor, a great collection of songs, and a style that is sorely needed
on the folk scene." Ron Olesko WFDU-FM

As a rare treat, Donna Nestler, a member of the Dirty Stay-Out
Skifflers Jug Band, will join Rick. A superb instrumentalist, she adds
ukulele, mandolin, banjolele, washboard, kazoo, soaring vocals and

Check them out at

Seating is limited. For information and/or an invitation, call or email:
LLouise & Jim Altes

Suggested donation: $15.00. All proceeds go to the performers.
After the concert, there will be a pot luck dinner. Please bring an
entree, an hors d'oeuvre, a salad, a side dish, or dessert to share.

Upcoming events of interest:

Jan 23, Donna & Rick Nestler at Jim and
Mar 20, Squid Jiggers at Jim and LLouise's
Mar 23, Molasses Creek at Rick and Cindy's
Mar 26, Val Mindel et al at Annie & Curt's
Apr 3, Brian Peters at
Rick and Cindy's
Apr 9, Les Gustafson-Zook at Rick and
Apr 10, Friction Farm at Jim and LLouise's
May 22, David Glaser & Brad Yoder at Jim and LLouise's
June 12, Magpie at Jim and LLouise's
Sept 25, Kim & Reggie Harris at Jim and
Oct 22, The Honey Dewdrops at Rick and
Oct 23, Nick Annis at Jim and LLouise's

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