January 12, 2019
The dynamic cello-guitar duo of Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt push the boundaries of folk music with creative, adventurous, and wildly enjoyable work. Their music fuses nostalgia, emotion and musical virtuosity, alongside songs that get stuck in your head in the best way. Most importantly, the music is authentic - sparse, brilliant and honest.
Michael, hails from Arizona and now lives in Cincinnati, where he is a sought-after cello teacher and mentor. He is also a member of the Ronstadt Brothers (formerly Ronstadt Generations) and Serenity Fisher & The Cardboard Hearts, and also works with Craig Bickhardt and David Trotta. Aaron lives with his family in greater Delaware County. He also performs solo and, along with Avi Wisnia, founded and leads the Philly Songwriters Circle, a song critique group. He has been a Kerrville New Folk finalist. Nathans & Ronstadt were named Best of Philly Folk Fest by Philly CityPaper in 2015.
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...