February 21, 2015 - Reserve Seats
Drilling for oil in the Midwest, selling ice cream from a truck, running a bakery, and working as a handyman. These are all starting points for a few stories Nick Annis deftly weaves between and through song and performance banter. One man medicine show? Itinerant philosopher? Come to a show and find yourself on an unexpected and welcome journey.
Nick Annis is an award-winning songwriter, but he is also admired by folk fans for the storytelling talent that makes his performances so memorable. Audiences return to hear him deliver spoken word pieces in the style of brilliant songwriter / storytellers like Gamble Rogers, John McCutcheon, and Dave Carter. Drawing on his diverse background and Greek roots, Nick crafts "true" stories and timeless accounts of humanity. His wicked, and often very dry humor is an added bonus!
Simply put - it's live acoustic music in a private living room with an audience of friends, both new and old, and great food that everyone brings to share. The music is outstanding - these are very talented musicians. Most tour professionally, usually nationally, some even internationally. More...