“Nina Romanenko performs original and standard tunes with her own take on Old-Timey Jazz, Country Blues, Folk and Rockabilly.  Her shows and songs are great fun!  They’re filled with humor, connection, meaning and conscience.”


NINA ROMANENKO is a CT singer, songwriter, guitarist who loves working with and performing for people of all ages.  She performs original and standard tunes with her own take on old-timey jazz, blues, country blues, indie folk and rockabilly.  

She’s a former Therapeutic Recreation Director and Voice Major who provides Therapeutic Music Programs that bring comfort, peace and laughter.  She also performs at cultural events and has appeared in venues including Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Mark Twain House, Cheney Hall, Rockwell Theatre and Matt Malloy’s pub in Ireland. 

She was founding member of the bands East River Junction, The Quarry Cats and The Rumblin's and was part of Rick Nelson’s, No Soap Radio and John Beardsley’s Elvis Experience - which had opened for The Drifters and Danny & The Juniors.  She has also opened for Jeffrey Gaines and Tom Rush.

Nina and her husband, Mike Harrison travel cross country in an Airstream Camper during the winter, often performing along the way. They love sharing the adventure, varied music scenes and the beauty of nature and dark skies.  

During the pandemic she provided Virtual Therapeutic Music Programs for Residents in Healthcare Facilities and performed virtually for Willimantic, CT’s Breadbox concert series.  She also took part in Virtual Talent Showcases that were hosted by Willington, CT’s EC-CHAP - producing several music videos - in virtual collaboration with musicians, Kevin Gallagher and Tom Carraher. 

She currently performs solo and also collaborates on various music projects.