Jim Gaudet, Nancy Walker Play Benefit for Riverlink Park Concert Series @ Crystal Ristorante, 2/26/11

February 25th, 2011, 11:00 am by Greg
Jim Gaudet and Nancy Walker

Jim Gaudet and Nancy Walker

Jim Gaudet (and perhaps the Railroad Boys’ trusty bassist Bob Ristau) and Nancy Walker team up for an evening of sparkling acoustic music to benefit the annual summer concert series at Amsterdam’s Riverlink Park. Two of the area’s finest singer-songwriters, Jim and Nancy have both graciously donated their services to help. The concert takes place at 7:30pm on Saturday at Crystal Ristorante in Amsterdam.

Beautifully situated along the Mohawk River, Riverlink Park has become one of the premier outdoor concert venues in Nippertown, beloved by audience members as well as the musicians who have graced the stage. It has been the scene of many diverse musical acts over the years. It has hosted national acts, such as Terry Adams, as well as such local favorites as Nippertown’s own Michael Eck (who performed with Ramblin Jug Stompers and Lost Radio Rounders, in addition to closing out last year’s series with a few friends in celebration of his latest solo album, “In My Shoes”). Other years have been highlighted by such diverse performers as Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra and Yarn.

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