Northern California singer-songwriters Celia Ramsay and Dave Nachmanoff have teamed up for two shows and will perform together in Berkeley and Davis, California in early May. These will be acoustic duo shows, with Dave and Celia accompanying each other on their songs.
The first show will take place in Berkeley, CA on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 7:30 PM (music starts at 8:00 PM). $20 suggested donation, includes refreshments. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. For reservations and directions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, Celia and Dave will perform together in Davis, CA. Arrive at 7 PM (music starts at 7:30 PM). Suggested donation $20 (includes refreshments). Seating is limited - advance reservations are strongly suggested. For reservations and directions, please email email@example.com .
Celia and her husband, winemaker Kent Rasmussen, started their winery in 1986, when they became famous for making terrific Pinot Noir. One of their three labels sports Celia's last name.
Here is some information about Celia and Dave:
Celia Ramsay is fast becoming a popular name in the SF Bay Area music scene. She has performed at numerous house concerts, the San Francisco Free Folk Festival, the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, and The Palms Playhouse in Winters. Celia sings with a clear, clean style reminiscent of Keely Smith and has a taste for music that capture the perspective of what she sardonically calls a “woman of a certain age” – dark and honest, silly and bawdy, sultry and sublime. Celia has been singing since she was a little girl and grew up with a passion for the traditional ballads of Scotland and for American pop and jazz of the 1930s and 40s. Both traditions, she says, lean heavily on songs about love and its trials, tribulations, and triumphs. Please visit www.celiaramsay.com .
Dave Nachmanoff grew up in the '60s and '70s surrounded by the active folk scene of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, jamming with Elizabeth Cotten and Utah Phillips as a child. After completing his PHD at UC Davis, he released "Candy Shower" in 1997 and has been touring as a professional musician ever since. He's played at some of the top clubs in the U.S., Canada and Europe, both on his own and as the opening act, acoustic lead guitarist and verbal sparring partner for British folk artist Al Stewart. He has 9 CDs out, including a live CD, "Snapshots", which was recorded at The Palms when it was in Davis. His website is www.davenach.com .