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Woodsongs Coffeehouse at Sullivan County Museum

Singer and songwriter Rick Nestler, along with other musicians, will perform at the Woodsongs Coffeehouse at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville, NY on January 5.
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January 2, 2013

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Singer/songwriter Rick Nestler, Van Manakas and the acoustic duo of Steve Schwartz and Antoine Magliano will play at the Woodsongs Coffeehouse at the Sullivan County Museum on Saturday, January 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Nestler’s reper-toire includes folk material, traditional songs, protest songs, love songs and country ballads. His “The River that Flows Both Ways” was recorded by Pete Seeger on his album “Pete Seeger’s Family Concert.” Visit Nestler’s website at

Guitar virtuoso/multi-instrumentalist Van Manakas is known as a top Nashville musician, who plays bluegrass, country, swing, jazz and pop music. His instruments include guitar, fiddle, dobro and mandolin. He recently released the CD “Leavin’ Tennessee,” featuring Butch Baldassari, Byron House, Stuart Duncan and Bobby Hicks. His website is

Guitarist Steve Schwartz of Steve’s Music in Rock Hill will perform an acoustic set with Antoine Magliano on vocals, guitar and dobro. Magliano is the host of the WJFF’s “Strings Attached,” which airs on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

The Sullivan County Americana band Little Sparrow will host the evening.

Suggested donation is $5. Visit or call 845/434-8044 or 845/671-9548.