On Saturday, September 16, the Titusville Presbyterian Church presents Rupert & Scheetz, featuring Vanessa Viscomi, for a two-hour coffeehouse-style musical concert from 6:30 – 8:30pm. This concert features Bruce Rupert on vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo, and mandolin; Tim Scheetz on vocals, guitar, bass, and tin whistle; and Vanessa Viscomi on vocals, ukulele, and percussion. The trio mixes original compositions, some covers, and a few traditional numbers in their performance.
Rupert & Scheetz is a songwriting team comprised of Bruce Rupert and Tim Scheetz. Singers and multi-instrumentalists, their original compositions reflect their love and appreciation of many musical genres with elements of Americana, folk, country, bluegrass, Rockabilly & Celtic sounds exhibited in their songs and instrumentals. Bruce and Tim have been a part of the local music scene for the past 20 years, playing with “Mountain Heritage”, “The Beth Coleman Band”, “StoneHearth” and “The Gray Wolves.” “Stories,” their last album of all original songs, recorded with bluegrass band “Mountain Heritage,” was released in 2020. Their newest album of original material, “Two Eagles,” featuring the wonderful vocals of Vanessa Viscomi, was released in 2021.
Vanessa Viscomi is a classically trained vocalist, whose styles range from jazz and blues to Rockabilly and classic country. She also plays ukulele, piano, and drums. Throughout the years Vanessa has enjoyed working with many talented musicians. She is very excited to collaborate with “Rupert & Scheetz” and sing their original songs!
The cost of the concert is $15 if pre-registered and $20 at the door. This event is a BYOB. Family pricing is available. For more information, please call the church office at (609) 737-1385 or visit www.titusvillechurch.org.
The First Presbyterian Church of Titusville, founded in 1838, is located at 48 River Drive along the banks of the Delaware River, one mile north of the Washington Crossing Bridge and six miles south of Lambertville.
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