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To ensure that the biggest share of your payment goes to the artist use the PayPal option for buying a physical CD (below left… yellow button),   or the cdBaby option for buying a digital copy or singles.   You can use a credit card with either PayPal or cdBaby.




 

If you want to go old school, mail a check, cash, or money order for $15 to:

Larry Nair
1373 Kittyhawk Ave.
Gardnerville NV 89410

Specify that you want to buy a copy of “Under the Plow” and be sure to include your mailing address.

 

VIDEOS


 

 

 

2018    SHOW CALENDAR

March 2 DST Coffee/1411 Hwy 395, Gardnerville 6:30-8pm
facebook.com/dstcoffee/

May 4 Reno Ukefest Peppermill Casino, Reno NV 11:30am
Reno UkeFest

June 9 Camp Connell General Store, Camp Connell CA TBA
Camp Connell on Yelp

June 10 Sorensen’s Resort, Hope Valley CA 1pm
Sorensensresort.com

June 30 Kirkwood Summer Fest, Kirkwood Village Plaza, Kirkwood CA 3-6pm
Kirkwood Village Plaza

July 1 Markleeville Library Music in the Park, Markleeville CA 6pm
Music in the Park

TBA Latta House Concert, Oakland CA

July 22 KPIG’s “Please Stand By” radio show hosted by Sleepy John Sandidge 10am- 12pm
KPIG – Sleepy John
Santa Cruz Sentinel article

July 22 Armitage Winery Tasting Room in Aptos Village 2pm
Armitage on yelp

July 26 East Fork Ranch, Sierra Chef Dinner & Music in the Barn, Gardnerville NV 6pm
EastForkRanch on facebook

July 27 June Lake Music Festival, Double Eagle Resort, June Lake CA 5pm
Double Eagle Resort

Sept 8 HermitFest, Hermit Valley CA 10am
Hermit Valley Campground

September 27 East Fork Ranch, Sierra Chef Dinner & Music in the Barn, Gardnerville NV 6pm
EastForkRanch on facebook

October 13 at the Gardner’s House, End of Summer Concert, by invitation, 11 Tall Pines, Zephyr Cove, NV 5-7 pm

October 14 Hope Valley Cafe, Hope Valley CA 2-5 pm
Hope Valley Cafe on Facebook

TBA Starlight Lodge, Woodfords CA
Starlight Lodge on Facebook

 
 
 
 

2017    SHOW CALENDAR

May 27th Tahoe Ale WorX/The Crossings, The wye in South Lake Tahoe 6pm
Tahoe Ale WorX

Jun 11th Artists Garden Party, Rising Sun Nursery, Burson CA 2pm
risingsunnursery.com

June 24, 3rd Annual Minden Beer Fest, 1pm
Minden Meat and Deli, Minden NV

Minden Meat & Deli on Facebook

July 8th Tamarack Live – Tamarack Lodge at Heavenly Village, S. Lake Tahoe CA 2pm
Tamarack Lodge at Heavenly Village

July 9th Starlight Lodge – Sunday Brunch, Woodfords CA 11am
Starlight Lodge

Aug 3rd Dangberg Home Ranch Concert Series, Minden NV 6:30pm
Dangberg Ranch on Facebook

Aug 5th Summer Concert Series, Cedar Center – Arnold CA 6:30pm
Come to Arnold.com

Sept 9th Hermitfest, Hermit Valley CA 10am or TBA
Hermitfest/Ebbets Pass Scenic Byway

Sept 16th Brice Station Vineyard, Murphys CA 7:00pm
bricestation.com/events

Sept 28th The Warming House, Minneapolis MN 7:00pm
thewarminghouse.net

Nov 10th Mountain Music Parlor, Reno NV 7:30pm
mountainmusicparlor.com
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April 21st Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City NV 1pm
Red Dog Saloon on Facebook

Mar 7th Stamp Social Club 5:00pm-8:pm Reno
Stamp on Facebook

Jan 22nd    Tiny House Concert  7:00pm – 9:00pm   Salt Lake City, Utah
Ten Dollar Pony & Mindy Dillard

mindydillard.com

Jan 21st  Flanagans     3:00pm-3:45pm   Park City , Utah
www.flanagansonmain.com/

Jan 20th  Park City Brewery  5:00pm-7:00pm   Park City, Utah
parkcitybrewery.com

Jan 17th   Powderbears Cabin Concerts Ten dollar Pony& Nandi Forrest
6:00pm-9:00pm  Bear Valley, Calif

concertwindow.com/powderbearspresents

2016    SHOW CALENDAR

Sept 24th    Genoa  Candy Dance Party  6:30pm – 9:00pm Genoa, Nevada

Sept 10th    Hermitfest  3:00-4:00pm   Hermit Valley, California

Sept 7th    Sorensens Resort       5:00pm-7:00pm   Markleeville, California

Sept 2nd    Living the Good Life   6:00pm-9:00pm    Carson City, Nevada

Aug.  28th     Dangberg Ranch     6:00pm-8:00pm      Minden, Nevada

Aug.  13th   House Concert      6:00-9:00pm       Longmont, Colorado

Aug 12th      Vindication Brewery    5:30pm-7:30pm      Boulder, Colorado

Aug 6th     Arnold Bandshell        5:00pm-7:30 pm       Arnold, California

Aug.  3rd      Caleveras Arts Center   5:30pm-7:30 pm      San Andreas, California

July 10th      House concert     Bill & Andi’s Ranch    Minden,  Nevada

July 2nd        Burning Girl Festival        Rancho Rico        Yerington, Nevada

June 12th    Sorensens Resort     2:00pm-5:00pm     Markleeville, California

April 1st   Studio on 4th        8:30pm-9:30 pm             Reno, Nevada

About Us

Ten Dollar Pony is Larry Nair and Liza Beth Oliveto.   They met in the usual way.   He asked her to sing, and people said they liked it.   So they just kept singing and playing and now look what’s happened…

They’ve just released their latest album as a duo, and they certainly have a signature sound.   Sure…  they’ve got banjo mandolin and dobro on this one… so you might be thinking “Bluegrass??”   But you’d be wrong.   For starters,  most of the songs on this CD are underlaid with strong rock drumming and bass, then there’s rock guitar and Reggae licks played on a banjitar, REM flavored mando, swamp soup dobro all mashed up into a country rock gumbo… maybe you better have a taste and you tell me what the genre is.

When Larry was in his 30’s someone told him he could sing.   He’s been writing songs and playing them all over northern Nevada and eastern California ever since.   He can claim writing or co-writing credit on four CD’s of original material recorded since 2001.    He’s been playing guitar since he was a kid,  developing excellent guitar chops from finger style acoustic to electric country blues.  He recently added dobro, banjitar, and mandolin to the mix.   Like Guy Clark,  he builds guitars and prefers to play one of his own on stage.   His strongest musical influences include Jackson Browne, John Hiatt, and Nancy Griffith.    His thinking is informed by Farley Mowat, Ray Bradbury, and Homer Simpson.

Liza Beth cut her performing teeth in community theater groups from Minneapolis to South Lake Tahoe, as well as gigging with other artists in the Minneapolis area.   Her delicate voicing of a lyric is a fan favorite and has brought many a smile or tear.   She jumped at the chance to sing in Larry’s band Playa Papaya,  and the pair have worked closely ever since,  her co-writing contributing an ethereal spookiness to their repertoire.    Her muses run from Brandi Carlile to the BoDeans and Casey Chambers.   

Ten Dollar Pony often performs as a four piece band with their two favorite sidemen,  who are featured on their most recent CD “Under the Plow”.    Drummer Don Piletic  formerly beat the skins for the Mutilators and currently plays with Moons of Venus.  Bassist Tom Patton was previously with Playa Papaya.    They really bring a strong groove to a live performance.   They’re f***ing awesome.

Larry and Liza Beth’s music is firmly based in a “vocal-centric” and melody driven aesthetic.   Their lively blend of original and cover tunes encompasses many styles…folk, pop, blues, and country rock to name a few.   Whether delivering intimate and heart wrenching ballads with warm harmonies, or raucous blues, their music ranges from sweet to wryly observant, to perversely funny, all served up with intelligence and wit.    They’ve spent a lot of time in the woodshed and on stage together… and it shows.

 

 

©2016 Ten Dollar Pony

CONTACT / BOOKING INFO.

Larry Nair   ph 775-443-0448

agentkoyote@aol.com

 

Liza Beth Oliveto   ph 612-232-3904

emeoliveto@netzero.net

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About Us

Ten Dollar Pony is Larry Nair and Liza Beth Oliveto.   They met in the usual way.   He asked her to sing, and people said they liked it.   So they just kept singing and playing and now look what’s happened…

They’ve just released their latest album as a duo, and they certainly have a signature sound.   Sure…  they’ve got banjo mandolin and dobro on this one… so you might be thinking “Bluegrass??”   But you’d be wrong.   For starters,  most of the songs on this CD are underlaid with strong rock drumming and bass, then there’s rock guitar and Reggae licks played on a banjitar, REM flavored mando, swamp soup dobro all mashed up into a country rock gumbo… maybe you better have a taste and you tell me what the genre is.

When Larry was in his 30’s someone told him he could sing.   He’s been writing songs and playing them all over northern Nevada and eastern California ever since.   He can claim writing or co-writing credit on four CD’s of original material recorded since 2001.    He’s been playing guitar since he was a kid,  developing excellent guitar chops from finger style acoustic to electric country blues.  He recently added dobro, banjitar, and mandolin to the mix.   Like Guy Clark,  he builds guitars and prefers to play one of his own on stage.   His strongest musical influences include Jackson Browne, John Hiatt, and Nancy Griffith.    His thinking is informed by Farley Mowat, Ray Bradbury, and Homer Simpson.

Liza Beth cut her performing teeth in community theater groups from Minneapolis to South Lake Tahoe, as well as gigging with other artists in the Minneapolis area.   Her delicate voicing of a lyric is a fan favorite and has brought many a smile or tear.   She jumped at the chance to sing in Larry’s band Playa Papaya,  and the pair have worked closely ever since,  her co-writing contributing an ethereal spookiness to their repertoire.    Her muses run from Brandi Carlile to the BoDeans and Casey Chambers.   

Ten Dollar Pony often performs as a four piece band with their two favorite sidemen,  who are featured on their most recent CD “Under the Plow”.    Drummer Don Piletic  formerly beat the skins for the Mutilators and currently plays with Moons of Venus.  Bassist Tom Patton was previously with Playa Papaya.    They really bring a strong groove to a live performance.   They’re f***ing awesome.

Larry and Liza Beth’s music is firmly based in a “vocal-centric” and melody driven aesthetic.   Their lively blend of original and cover tunes encompasses many styles…folk, pop, blues, and country rock to name a few.   Whether delivering intimate and heart wrenching ballads with warm harmonies, or raucous blues, their music ranges from sweet to wryly observant, to perversely funny, all served up with intelligence and wit.    They’ve spent a lot of time in the woodshed and on stage together… and it shows.

 

 

©2016 Ten Dollar Pony


What is a House Concert?
The basic idea is that you get friends together at your house for the experience of seeing an artist or band in an extremely intimate venue. By hosting, you are supporting the arts and keeping the troubadour tradition alive and well.

How Do I Host a House Concert?
It’s relatively easy! Just invite 20-40 friends, family, neighbors to a concert at your home. Gather chairs, patio furniture, or ask your guests to bring a camp chair with them. Arrange the seating in concert style. Cozy is good! For the most intimate atmosphere, arrange the seating inside, where we can play truly unplugged with no amplification whatsoever. Alternatively if there’s not enough room inside, we can play on the back porch or in the back yard with light amplification.

How Much Does It Cost?
Typically the host assigns someone to the door to collect $20/person or simply place a jar in a high traffic area with a sign that reads:

$ 20 Suggested Donation
All proceeds go to the musicians
Thanks!

It is important to let your guests know ahead of time that a donation is suggested. If you don’t
want to charge your friends, you can negotiate a flat fee with the artist. Also let your
friends know that CDs and download stickers will be available to remember the special evening.

How Long Does the Concert Last?
Normally, we play a 45 minute set. Then we take a break to enjoy refreshments or dinner if that’s

on the agenda and sell CDs. Then we’ll come back and play another 1/2 hour.

Other ideas for the concert include combining it with dinner, dessert or brunch instead of dinner, a pot luck if you don’t want to cook, wine tasting, or pot luck wine tasting. It’s really only limited by your imagination.

To book Ten Dollar Pony for a house concert:

Larry Nair
775-443-0448
Agentkoyote@aol.com

Liza Beth Oliveto
612-232-3904
emeoliveto@netzero.net