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News Updates

"Old Emerald Shore" airs on Ceolplay in Dublin Ireland

September 20th, 2023

Nina Ricci w/ John McEuen and The Circle Band
on "Song of the Mountains"
at The Lincoln Theatre,
Marion, VA

September 2nd, 2023

Nina Releases "Old Emerald Shore" to Radio

September 1st, 2023

"Old Emerald Shore" aired for the first time on Bob Ford's radio show "Folk & Roots" on Abbey FM in Sherborne, England. 

Woodstock Folk Fest Invitation

July 16th, 2023

Nina will appear in
Woodstock Folk Festival

 July 16th, 2023

Franklin Theatre June 18th, 2023

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Nina to be Special Guest for John McEuen
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" concert at Franklin Theater

June 18th, 2023

Nina opened for John McEuen in Fruitville, FL  in 2019, and after a chance meeting in Centennial Park in Nashville this spring, he asked to be a special guest in his show at Franklin Theatre on Sunday, June 18th, 2023. The show will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's album "Will the Circle Be Unbroken." Nina will represent "Mother Maybelle Carter," backed by John McEuen's Circle Band. 

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Introduction to Patreon

Selected to Showcase in "Your Roots Are Showing"
Folk Conference

Nov. 25th, 2022

Nina has been selected to perform in the inaugural "Your Roots Are Showing" folk music conference in Carrickmacross, Ireland. If you would like to support Nina as she rallies funds to make this big trip across the pond, she has a GoFundMe set up for donations.

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Selected to Showcase in "Your Roots Are Showing" Folk Conference

Nina Ricci returns to Dollywood for HarvestFest 2022

September 23rd-October 29th

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Nina Ricci will perform in Medora, North Dakota

August 7-13th, Town Square Patio 6:00-7:00

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Nina performing in Medora, ND

Nina Ricci added to the bill for 2022 Kansas City Folk Festival

May 22, 2022

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Nina Ricci performs at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO

Nina Ricci performs in Street Fest at Silver Dollar City on the Tom & Huck stage alongside fellow performer Hillary Klug from April 14th-May 1st, 2022. She has shows at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 4:30pm everyday the park is open.

Nina Ricci at Silver Dollar City

Nina Ricci to perform in Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales 4-day St. Patrick's Day Festival 

March 16th-19th

Gatlinburg hosts a 4-Day St. Patrick's Day Festival and Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is bringing the Irish and Celtic music! Nina Ricci will perform Irish folk songs at this fun festival. The fest happens 5-9pm during the 4 days of the fest.

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Old Song, New Rendition

May 30, 2021

In 2019, when Nina was on tour and simultaneously researching and learning songs for a recording project, she met a DJ, Mark Gilson from WRFG radio station in Atlanta. He had just interviewed Frank Hamilton, a folksinger, music educator, and founder of the Frank Hamilton School in Decatur, GA. At that time, he was tributing Pete Seeger on the anniversary of his birthday. Mr. Gilson recommended being in touch with Frank, and in the gracious spirit of the folk tradition, she was invited to visit the school and even to participate in a Hootenanny! In later conversation, Nina mentioned she had recorded a song called "Lowlands;" to which Frank responded, "I taught that song to Odetta in a stairwell at the Gate of Horn (Chicago)!"

Sertoma Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival

November 25 and 27th

Nina Ricci has been added to the 2019 Sertoma Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival in the mix with acts like Special Consensus, The Grascals, Midnight Run, Mile Twelve, etc.

Nina Ricci appears on The Blue Plate Special 

October 30th, 2021

Nina performed a set of songs for Knoxville's Blue Plate Special on WDVX. 

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Nina Ricci mentioned in Dollywood's "What's Happening" Newsletter

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Nina Ricci to perform in Dollywood's Harvest Fest

September 24th-October 30th, 2021

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!
 

August 1st, 2020

Nina has been hired to work as a performer at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Nina Ricci returns to Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

"Nina from Nashville"is back with Gatlinburg's Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales from June 1st-June 28th.

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Nina Ricci Wins New Directions in Folk song contest

Nina has been selected as a winner in the New Jersey Folk Festival's "New Direction's In Folk" contest and will appear on the Shore Stage at this year's New Jersey Folk Festival on April 25th, 2020.

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Nina Ricci and her mother, Teresa, to be featured on Prairie Public Radio

The Great American Folk Show is a little place on the radio where we commune with you to share stories, sing songs, and talk to some good people with great voices.

Sunday, March 7: In Episode 11, host Tom Brosseau is joined by musician Sarah Morrau; Musician Clinton Davis; Michael Patrick F. Smith, author of “The Good Hand;” Musicians Nina Ricci and Teresa Ricci; and singer-songwriter Quinn DeVeaux. Plus, Notes from the Badlands with Joe Wiegand.

The show is written, recorded, and hosted by folksinger and songwriter Tom Brosseau, announced by Joe Wiegand, produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting. Original instrumentation by Burkum Boys. Additional music by Sean Watkins. Special flyer design by DLT

How to Listen

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