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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Press Release: Dwight And Nicole

For Immediate Release
Popular Music: soul/blues/rock/jazz
Media Contact for Dwight & Nicole:
Mary Curtin, 617-241-9664, 617-470-5867 (cell),
Band Contact for Dwight & Nicole:
Bonnie Ahl, Mix Management, 917-756-4138,
June 2010 [for July 10th concert]
[digital images and CDs available; for sound bytes go to]


Saturday, July 10th,
7:30 pm and 10:00 pm

 "A tour de force that demands much wider success...
poignant... hard driving... and heavenly."
- Steve Morse - Boston Globe

- Dr. Maya Angelou
(Cambridge, MA)  A perfect summer night not to be missed with emerging soul/blues/jazz artists Dwight & Nicole. Saturday July 10th, 7:30 pm and 10 pm. Tickets: $18.00. Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Cambridge. For tickets and information: 617-661-5000 or log onto

Fresh off their momentous CD-release concert at the historic Somerville Theater, Dwight & Nicole return to the area for an evening of joyous music at the Regattabar in Harvard Square. Expect a show stopping mix of fun-in-the-summertime classics by Smokey Robinson, Martha & The Vandellas, and the Drifters, as well as songs from the acclaimed new album !Signs.

Backed by an all-star band [to be announced by early July], and in such an intimate setting, this is definitely a show to catch.


Dwight & Nicole (Dwight Ritcher and Nicole Nelson) are a breath of gritty, soulful and rollicking fresh air. Having already performed all over the world with such a variety of legendary artists as Dr. John, Carly Simon, Buddy Guy, and Dr. Maya Angelou, they have the ability to bring a very big presence to any stage, big or small. Both were born with mountains of musical talent including golden pipes that have been honed to fill rock clubs like NYC's Mercury Lounge as well as pin-drop theatres like Boston's Symphony Hall. Dwight & Nicole are a raw and beautiful sight to be seen, as well as a sound to be heard. Ritcher, a multi-instrumentalist, tastefully plays a Gibson Flying V guitar at most shows, running bass lines and finger-picking. When the mood strikes he plays crushing solos, reminiscent of Albert King in their grit and strength. Often, if the music calls for it, he sits at a piano or even behind a drum kit, adding to the texture of their set. Occasionally, Nelson, who builds rhythm by stomping, clapping and playing tambourine, will strap on the guitar, or sit at a piano; further revealing their versatility. With a string of sold out shows, and multiple local awards and nominations under their belt, it is just a matter of time before the rest of the nation catches on to what we in the Northeast have been saying all along. Blending deep rooted blues, soul, folk, and rock, Dwight & Nicole conjure old souls with their brand new classic sound. For more information and to listen to the new album, visit

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