NERFA is pleased to officially announce both the Formal and Tricentric Showcase artists that will be performing at this year's NERFA conference at the Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel in Stamford, CT on November 10th - 13th.
We also want to thank the several hundred applicants that submitted an application and especially the two sets of judges that took on the herculian effort of evaluating all of the applications.
Here, in alphabetical order, is the list of artists that will be performing in Formal Showcases. If an artist is unable to perform, they will be replaced by the first alternate listed.
|Christine Tassan et les Imposteures||Michael Braunfeld|
|Durham County Poets||Rosie & the Riveters|
|Eric Schwartz||Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes|
|Irish Mythen||Silver City Bound|
|Jacob Johnson||The Levins|
|Lara Herscovitch||Tom Chapin|
|Man About a Horse||Uncle Bonsai|
- Tret Fure
- Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
- Dan Weber
The Formal Showcase is a series of 15-minute performances, seven acts per night with one intermission, set for Friday and Saturday evenings between 7:00 and 9:30. The Formal Showcase take place immediately after dinner. While the Formal Showcase is in session, nothing else is permitted to compete with it.
Here, in alphabetical order, is the list of artists that will be performing in the Tricentric Showcases. If an artist is unable to perform, they will be replaced by the first alternate listed.
|Bethel Steele||Manitoba Hal Brolund|
|Carolann Solebello||Monica Rizzio|
|Cliff Eberhardt||Noel Paul Stookey|
|Connor Garvey||Phil Henry Acoustic Trio|
|Cricket Blue||Putnam Smith with April Reed-Cox|
|Dan Weber||Red Tail Ring|
|Dave Gunning||Rupert Wates|
|Heather Mae||Suzie Vinnick|
|Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio||The Brother Brothers|
|Heather Styka||The Doll Sisters|
|Ian Foster||The Gaslight Tinkers|
|Kirsten Maxwell||Tish Hinojosa|
|Linda McRae||Tom Rush|
|Louise Mosrie||Tret Fure|
- The Boxcar Lilies
- Kipyn Martin
- Robinson Treacher
The Tricentric Showcases are a series of 15-minute performances set for Friday and Saturday evenings, between 9:45 and 11:30. The three Tricentric Showcases take place concurrently in nearby conference rooms equipped with professional sound and production services. Like the Formal Showcases that immediately precede them, nothing else is allowed to compete with the Tricentric Showcases during the conference.