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THURSDAY APRIL 5 @ 7 & 9:30pm (2 shows) accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
"Love, Lust, Fear & Freedom: The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen.” Through stories and song, Ms. Fox examines the creative genius and conflicted desires of two of folk music’s most enduring artists. Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times.

THURSDAY APRIL 12 @ 8pm accompanying BOB MALONE
on the bill with PROFESSOR LOUIE & THE CROWMATIX
SELLERSVILLE THEATER

Sellersville, PA
Rollicking good times w. this piano-pounding tunesmith, who, when he isn't doing his original thing, is out touring with John Fogerty.

FRIDAY APRIL 13 @ 10pm accompanying BOB MALONE
RODEO BAR

375 Third Ave., NYC; no cover/min.
Rollicking good times w. this piano-pounding tunesmith, who, when he isn't doing his original thing, is out touring with John Fogerty.

TUESDAY APRIL 17 from 9:15 to 11:15pm in the house band for METROJAM
hosted by JENNA ESPOSITO
DON'T TELL MAMA
343 W. 46th St. (btwn. 8th & 9th Aves.), NYC
Check out the Facebook Group page

$20 ($10 if you perform) plus 2-drink min.
Singers, bring 2 copies of your clearly-notated charts in the key you sing them in and sit in for this fun freewheeling swinging night. With John DiPinto on keys and Bobby Sher on drums, as well as yours truly on bass.

MONDAY APRIL 23 • THE BISTRO AWARDS
GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB
208 W. 23rd St., NYC
I worked with 3 award-winning recipients this past year, and will be accompanying them here too, as well as a whole bunch of other folks, as I'll be the house bassist for the event; my buddy Rex Benincasa will be manning the percussion chair, with Lenny Babbish on the keys, leading up the house band.
LAUREN FOX - Debut
JON WEBER - Musical Director
& AMY BETH WILLIAMS - Vocalist

WEDNESDAY APRIL 25 @ 7pm
in the 2-person tour de force w. MARY LIZ McNAMARA
TAKE THAT! Tunes by McNamara & Henn

THE DUPLEX
61 Christopher St. @ 7th Ave. South, NYC
$15 ($10 for MAC, ASCAP, BMI, AFM, Cabaret Hotline & students) + 2 drink min.
Click here for reservations!
Mary Liz McNamara is my favorite co-writer, and we're back by popular demand, reprising our debut club act, featuring three brand new additions to our repertoire. Check out a bunch of videos from the show at this YouTube playlist, and read our first review, too.

MONDAY APRIL 30 @ 7:30pm accompanying AMY BETH WILLIAMS
w. musical director DARYL KOJAK
DON'T TELL MAMA
343 W. 46th St. (btwn. 8th & 9th Aves.), NYC

$20 plus 2-drink min.

Ms. Williams reprises her Bistro Award-winning show, "Once in Love with Amy"

SATURDAY MAY 12 @ 7pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
"Love, Lust, Fear & Freedom: The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen.” Through stories and song, Ms. Fox examines the creative genius and conflicted desires of two of folk music’s most enduring artists. Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times.

THURSDAY MAY 17 @ 7pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
"Love, Lust, Fear & Freedom: The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen.” Through stories and song, Ms. Fox examines the creative genius and conflicted desires of two of folk music’s most enduring artists. Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times.

TUESDAY MAY 22 @ 7pm
in the 2-person tour de force w. MARY LIZ McNAMARA
TAKE THAT! Tunes by McNamara & Henn

THE DUPLEX
61 Christopher St. @ 7th Ave. South, NYC
$15 ($10 for MAC, ASCAP, BMI, AFM, Cabaret Hotline & students) + 2 drink min.
Click here for reservations!
Mary Liz McNamara is my favorite co-writer, and we're back by popular demand, reprising our debut club act, featuring a brand new addition to our repertoire. Check out a bunch of videos from the show at this YouTube playlist, and read our first review, too.

SATURDAY JUNE 9 @ 7:30pm • 9th Annual SWEET CHARIOT SOUTH Music Festival
DEAN STEVENS' annual celebration w. a bevy of cool folk/Americana/acoustic acts, incl. moi
Theodore Parker UU Church
1859 Centre Stl, West Roxbury, MA 02132
$20 • Tickets available at the door
Performers include: Denny Williams, David Dodson, Dillon Bustin, Dean Stevens, Doug Day, Will Brown, Rachel and John Nicholas, Eric Kilburn & yours truly. The Sweet Chariot Music and Arts Festival is a nationwide gaggle of performers who gather every summer on Swans Island, Maine, for a week of concerts, and for eight years running, this Boston premiere folk (and more) event. Join us for another cavalcade of whoop dee doo, the rollicking Sweet Chariot Music Festival!!

THURSDAY JUNE 14 (FLAG DAY!) @ 7pm
in the 2-person tour de force w. MARY LIZ McNAMARA
TAKE THAT! Tunes by McNamara & Henn

THE DUPLEX
61 Christopher St. @ 7th Ave. South, NYC
$15 ($10 for MAC, ASCAP, BMI, AFM, Cabaret Hotline & students) + 2 drink min.
Click here for reservations!
Mary Liz McNamara is my favorite co-writer, and we're back by popular demand, reprising our debut club act, featuring a brand new addition to our repertoire. Check out a bunch of videos from the show at this YouTube playlist, and read our first review, too.

TUESDAY JULY 10 @ 7pm
in the 2-person tour de force w. MARY LIZ McNAMARA
TAKE THAT! Tunes by McNamara & Henn

THE DUPLEX
61 Christopher St. @ 7th Ave. South, NYC
$15 ($10 for MAC, ASCAP, BMI, AFM, Cabaret Hotline & students) + 2 drink min.
Click here for reservations!
Mary Liz McNamara is my favorite co-writer, and we're back by popular demand, reprising our debut club act, featuring a brand new addition to our repertoire. Check out a bunch of videos from the show at this YouTube playlist, and read our first review, too.

SUNDAY AUGUST 12 @ 6pm accompanying BOB MALONE
MUSIKFEST

Bethlehem, PA
Rollicking good times w. this piano-pounding tunesmith, who, when he isn't doing his original thing, is out touring with John Fogerty.

AUGUST 20-25 @ 8:30pm accompanying RAISSA KATONA BENNETT
FEINSTEIN'S at LOWES REGENCY
540 Park Avenue (at 61st St.), NYC; Reservations Required: (212) 339-4095
$40-60 or so
Celebrating the release of her new CD, on which I played.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9 @ 7pm accompanying GARY NEGBAUR
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
Diggin' the Beatles...A pianoman's soulful journey through the Beatles Songbook. Enjoy an intermingling of the nostalgic and the surprising with these new arrangements of the songs of the greatest rock band ever. With David Phelps (g) & Nat Seeley (d).

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16 @ 7pm accompanying GARY NEGBAUR
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
Diggin' the Beatles...A pianoman's soulful journey through the Beatles Songbook. Enjoy an intermingling of the nostalgic and the surprising with these new arrangements of the songs of the greatest rock band ever. With David Phelps (g) & Nat Seeley (d).

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23 @ 7pm accompanying GARY NEGBAUR
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
Diggin' the Beatles...A pianoman's soulful journey through the Beatles Songbook. Enjoy an intermingling of the nostalgic and the surprising with these new arrangements of the songs of the greatest rock band ever. With David Phelps (g) & Nat Seeley (d).

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30 @ 7pm accompanying GARY NEGBAUR
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
Diggin' the Beatles...A pianoman's soulful journey through the Beatles Songbook. Enjoy an intermingling of the nostalgic and the surprising with these new arrangements of the songs of the greatest rock band ever. With David Phelps (g) & Nat Seeley (d).

THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 @ 7pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
A brand new show celebrating that musical mecca, Laurel Canyon, tentatively entitled "Canyon Folkies." Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times of the last show.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 12 @ 9:30pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
A brand new show celebrating that musical mecca, Laurel Canyon, tentatively entitled "Canyon Folkies." Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times of the last show.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 14 @ 7pm accompanying JACKIE DRAPER
w. Gregory Toroian, m.d. & piano

LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE
407 W. 42nd St., NYC (just west of 9th Ave.), downstairs at the West Bank Cafe
Jackie regales w. song, dance, and tales of adventure. This time around, I do believe I will be playing the Captain to Ms. Draper's Tennille.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 @ 9:30pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
A brand new show celebrating that musical mecca, Laurel Canyon, tentatively entitled "Canyon Folkies." Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times of the last show.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 @ 7pm accompanying LAUREN FOX
w. JON WEBER (m.d./piano) & PETER CALO (gtr.)
THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
34 W. 22nd St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.), NYC; call 212-206-0440 for reservations
$20 plus 2-drink min.
A brand new show celebrating that musical mecca, Laurel Canyon, tentatively entitled "Canyon Folkies." Check out Stephen Holden's rave review in the NY Times of the last show.

(While life and gigs go on, I'm parenthetically producing the next album, a CD/DVD combo companion to Timber entitled All Kidding Aside.)

A.K.A. is a collection of the more "whimsical" cuts from the TIMBER sessions that have been put aside for this side project. There'll also be a few tunes recorded w. a jazz trio featuring BENNETT PASTER on acoustic piano and JEREMIAH JAY FREDERICK on drums, and for those I've put "The Dan" (see above) aside and returned to the trusty ol' upright. AND there might even be a companion DVD, featuring some of the finer bits from ManBassBoxTV...it's a veritable cornucopia, I tell ya!

Still to come...
Why, touring internationally to promote "TIMBER," of course!

In the works: RITTnREX hit the road in a Prius, playing across this great land of ours, while Ritt has his bathroom remodeled. Destination: Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. ("Hey, if we can play in Peoria...")

and as always...AT YOUR CONVENIENCE in
YOUR HOME

Host your very own thrillingly intimate house concert: a man, a bass & a roomful of love; I'm serious...e me, we'll talk (babe).

 

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