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Nerissa and Katryna Nields (The Kennedy Center)

Nerissa and Katryna Nields

The Nields formed in the early ‘90s when Nerissa Nields, fresh out of Yale where she had founded the folk singing group, “Tangled Up in Blue,” teamed up with her sister Katryna and Katryna’s then-boyfriend, now-husband, David Nields to form an acoustic trio. By 1994 they had added the bass lines of David Chalfant, Nerissa’s husband, and drummer Dave Hower. As a band they have played Wolf Trap, the Newport Folk Festival, and folk and rock rooms across the United States and Canada. The band sold close to 100,000 records and became the darling of the Folk Festival Circuit. As an acoustic duo, Nerissa and Katryna Nields continue to handle opening slots for many high-profile artists such as Cry Cry Cry and Dar Williams.

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Target Family Night: The Nields 10/7/12: Target Family Night: The Nields

The folk-rock duo, sisters Nerissa and Katryna Nields, plays a program of kid-friendly tunes that offer a fun and creative way to make and listen to music as a family.

Target Family Night: The Nields

The folk-rock duo, sisters Nerissa and Katryna Nields, plays a program of kid-friendly tunes that offer a fun and creative way to make and listen to music as a family.
Nerissa and Katryna Nields 7/3/02: Nerissa and Katryna Nields

Nerissa & Katryna Nields the slinky singing sisters blend a disarming mix of clean folk harmonies and Generation-X angst.

Nerissa and Katryna Nields

Nerissa & Katryna Nields the slinky singing sisters blend a disarming mix of clean folk harmonies and Generation-X angst.
Nerissa and Katryna Nields 7/1/00: Nerissa and Katryna Nields

The popular folk-rock group The Nields infuses their unique sound with an infectious energy.

Nerissa and Katryna Nields

The popular folk-rock group The Nields infuses their unique sound with an infectious energy.
Nerissa and Katryna Nields 1/31/00: Nerissa and Katryna Nields

The Nields present an eclectic, electric meeting of harmony and melody.

Nerissa and Katryna Nields

The Nields present an eclectic, electric meeting of harmony and melody.

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