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July 14, 2018 was a beautiful Ohio morning. RSN played for the Canton Farmers Market. By 11am it was getting pretty warm but had to make the trek north to the annual folk music festival at Hale Farm where we enjoyed playing with lots of talented musicians. When the day was done we were all hot, tired and sore fingered! What fun it was. Looking forward to our bi-monthly appearance at Alliance's Jupiter Studios. Hope to see you there.​​​​​​​

July 7, 2018 was a very busy weekend for RSN. Friday 7/6 we played at Sonnets for Wadsworth's First Friday.We made lots of new fans playing to an enthusiastic crowd

Saturday 7/7 we at the Louisville Farmers Market. Arts n Stark sponsored the event and put us on the coolest retractable stage we've ever seen. Thanks to all who came out on this absolutely beautiful day.

Since we last talked we have had our second recording session, played at the Sandy Springs Brewery in beautiful downtown Minerva and played for a Veterans ward dinner at the Alliance Senior Center. It's been a busy year so far and we have 4 scheduled gigs in July. We will be at Sonnets in downtown Wadsworth for their First Friday celebration on the 6th. We will be on stage at the Louisville Farmers Market the next morning sponsored by Arts n Stark. On the 14th we will be at the Canton Farmers Market and the 27th will bring us back to our home away from home Jupiter Studios for our bi-monthly performance. 

May 26,2018- Great fun last night at Jupiter Studios for their traditional folk night. It was a pleasure to share the stage with Goslee Reed and Kerry Kean. It made the night very special with their set of original and cover songs. 

 We will be at Rodman Library Alliance,Ohio for an afternoon free concert. Then June 4th we are back in studio with David Mayfield to record more songs for CD #4

May 9,2018 RSN began the process for CD#4. We hope to have a 12 song CD by summers end. We chose engineer David Mayfield to produce this CD. David is well known nationally as a performer. He specializes in acoustic sound. The first night we got four tracks down for him to mix and master. We can't wait for the projects completion.

Look for us at Jupiter Studios Friday May 25. Keith will unfortunately miss this one as he and the family will be traveling. We have invited Kerry Kean from Kent. Kerry is a terrific guitar and fiddle player. Hope to see you there.

Great time at the Sandy Springs Brewery in Minerva last night, Saturday 4/28 . Really nice crowd and great hospitality. We will be back in June! Next up Canton's First Friday at the Art Museum for the Ceramic Guild's Empty Bowl benefit. 

Friday April 6,2018. Great fun last night at Sonnets in Wadsworth for their FIRST Friday! I 'm not sure why but every time we play their it seems to snow. Even in April! Thanks to Mike for going home to get his fiddle and playing along some. Also for playing during our break. Thanks to Sonnets for the great hospitality. 

Hi Friends,

Rock Salt and Nails will be playing the 10x3 at Jillys in Akron Wednesday March 21st.  Our time slot is 10:00.  Ten artists, three songs each.  We heard some wonderful musicians last time we went.

We'll be playing at Jupiter Studios on Friday March 23 at 7:30 or there abouts.  

We're trying out some new tunes and dusting off some older ones.  Cover $5. Excellent drink and food!

Looking ahead:

April 6th.  First Friday in Wadsworth at Sonnets.  7-9

April 13th. The Art Spot Gallery in Minerva 5-9.

April 21st. The Domestic Violence Fund Raiser in Alliance

April 28.  Sandy Spring Brewery in Minerva. 5-8

May 4th. Canton Museum of Art, Ceramics Exhibition and Sale.

Thanks for your support.  Hope to see you Friday at Jupiter!


We played at the 10x3 this past Wednesday 2/7 at Jilly's in Akron. What a cool event. Brent Kirby, a really cool singer songwriter from Cleveland, hosted this event. There were some really talented performers there. It was great to be a part of it. We hope to do it again.

January 27, 2018 Thanks to all who came out to catch our performance at Jupiter Studios last night. We sure appreciate all of you! We had a blast and met some new folks in the crowd which continues to grow!
See you down the pike! 
Keith, Priscilla and Jim

As we approach 2018 RSN will begin its 10th year. Wow!!! time goes by fast. Plans for 2018 include expanding our music catalog with more new RSN songs as well as learning more cover tunes to keep us fresh. Happy New Year to all our friends. 

January 2018 we will be playing at the Louisville Eagles Friday the 19th from 7-10pm and Jupiter Studios Friday the 26th for folk night. 

We will be at Minerva's Art Spot Friday December 8th from 5-9pm. This is always a nice place to visit and browse the wonderful art that is on display, enjoy some refreshments and of course great music.

On December 2nd we once again played to the Louisville YMCA Snowflake Auction. What a great crowd who showed up for a great cause. 
See you down the road.

RSN played our annual Thanksgiving show on Black Friday at Jupiter Studios. What a nice crowd. Special thanks to the Swope's and Roggenkamp's who were here from coast to coast. It was also great to see John Reed back in the audience. Thanks again to all that came out.


Keith, Priscilla and Jim

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