NINA ROMANENKO performs fun Old timey jazz, country blues, folk and rockabilly with renditions of her own tunes along with those of artists like Patsy Cline, Bessie Smith, Blind Blake and Mississippi John Hurt.  She mixes both the fun and whimsical along with songs of meaning, conscience and history.  Performances may be solo, duo or with one of her bands, "The Quarry Cats" or "The Rumblin's.  Shows are spirited, rockin' and great fun for all age groups!


Photo by Nat Kennedy


NINA ROMANENKO is a Connecticut singer, guitarist and songwriter who loves working with and performing for people of all ages. She's a former therapeutic recreation director and voice major with training in music as therapy - and has been a part of bands such as John Beardsly's "Elvis Experience", "No Soap Radio" and was the founding member of "The Quarry Cats" and "East River Junction".  She's appeared in venues including the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Groton Sub Base, Cheney Hall and the Essex Eagle Festival - and has opened either solo or as a band member - for "Danny and the Juniors", "The Drifters", "Tom Rush" and "Jeffrey Gaines".  She currently performs solo, duo or with her bands "The Quarry Cats" or "The Rumblin's" or in various collaborations with other artists. Nina enjoys providing uplifting therapeutic music programs at Healthcare Facilities and also donates her services to causes such as women's issues, cancer research and Connecticut Veterans.