photo Joe Parker / stylist Cyndie Boehm

  :: f r i e n d s  &  f a n s ::
  smiling faces from the audience, [click]

  :: a l b u m s ::
 Nest /original folk/  ZapStar /jazz/  Japanese Bathhouse /folk/
 Hummingbird /jazz/  Michelle Payne & Rebecca Zapen /traditional folk/  Songs of Bother and Woe /indie folk/

:: shows ::
{ Life is unpredictable; call before you drive  }
group date venue time info

Life on Venus:
Music of Bowie and Bjork
w. Florida Bjorkestra

March 19

253 5th Ave N
St Pete, FL


[tickets] $20 & $35
[Facebook event]
18-piece band The Florida Bjorkestra plays the music of Bowie and Bjork at the Palladium's Hough Hall. Box Office 727.822.3590

RZ Trio
& w. Rabbit Run

Apr 23

Sweetwater Organic Farm
Tampa, FL


RZ with Barb Ness (vocals) and Eve Alman (guitar, bass) @ 12:30pm, Rabbit Run @ 1:30pm
Farm Office 813.887.4066
Market Parking is located off of Hanley Rd and Comanche Ave in Tampa

w. Joe Milligan Project

May 18

Movies at the Park
Straub Park
St Pete, FL


RZ on violin, joins Joe Milligan Project, the musical guest before featured movie "Footloose". Info

Florida Folk Festival

May 26-28

Stephen Foster
White Springs, FL


Rebecca Zapen & Friends

St Pete ArtWorks

July 8

635 Central Ave
St Pete, FL


solo RZ

w. Grant Peeples
Our Kind of Folk House Concert

Sept 9

Seminole, FL


RZ & Grant Peeples celebrate their *anniversary* of sorts, about 8 years since the first time they played together at Our Kind of Folk house concert series. RZ on fiddle with touring leftneck songwriter Grant Peeples. To RSVP and get directions, visit or call 727.422.6583
$15 suggested donation

:: Past Performance venues and events include ::
Fiddler's Dream - Phoenix

Delta of Venus - Davis
Fox & Goose - Sacramento
Genghis Cohen - Los Angeles
House of Shields - San Francisco
Sugar Magnolia's Cafe - Lompoc
Valley Music - El Cajon
The Talking Stick, Third Street Promenade - Santa Monica

tHERe - Denver

Art Bar, The Brick, Centro Asturiano, Club Continental, Crawfish Festival, Crush, Cummer Museum, Disney's JazzCo, Don CeSar, Downtown Dazzle, European Street (Hacking Cat Listening Room), Fleming Island Summer Concert Series, Florida Folk Fesival, Florida Yacht Club, Freebird Live, Fuel, Gamble Rogers Folk Festival, The Globe, Hialeah Summer Festival Orchestra, Hideaway Café, Hollywood Philharmonic Orchestra, Imperial, The Independent, Jack Rabbits, Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville Zoo, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Club of Sarasota, Joe Prine Concert Series, Kevin's Grille, Lake County Folk Festival, Magnolia Country Club - Concert on the Green, Laugh 4 Life, Marsh Landing Country Club, Mockingbird Cafe, Mossfire Grill, Northeast Florida Jazz Association Concert Series, PLAY, Posh Java, The Ritz-Carlton, River Club, River Garden, Sacred Lands, Sacred Grounds, Sarasota Folk Festival, Serenata Beach Club, The Shamrock, Simon's Wine Bar, Skipper's Smokehouse, Starlite Café, Stella's Piano Bar, Sterling's, Stogies Blues & Jazz Club, Studio 10 WTSP, Studio 620, Suwannee Springfest, University Club, Vinoe Wine Bar, West Inn Cantina, The Winterborne, WMNF 88.5 FM Tampa, World Golf Village

Eddie's Attic / Decatur Book Fair - Decatur
Red Light Cafe - Atlanta
Sentient Bean, The Cloister, Historic Savannah Foundation - Savannah

Urban Cup Cafe - New Orleans

Schuba's, Katerina's, Chambers - Chicago

Crackers Comedy Club w/ Angel Burlesque, Sanctuary on Penn - Indianapolis
Ukulele Luau - Nashville
Adelino Ballroom w/ Minsky Kinks Burlesque - Lafayette
Noble Coffee & Tea Co. - Noblesville

New Hampshire
Black Cat - Laconia

New York
The Bitter End, The Living Room, Mo Pitkins, Love Brigade, Nuyorican Poet's Café - NYC

North Carolina
Hookah Joe's - Asheville
Town Pump - Black Mountain
305 South - Durham

McKenzie Theatre - La Grande
Valentine's - Portland
Wallowa Lake Chamber Music Festival, clinician
Indigo Gallery - Joseph

The Greenline Cafe - Philadelphia

3rd & Lindsley, Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville

Ruta Maya - Austin

DjangoFest NorthWest - Whidbey Island

Washington D.C.
DCAC - District of Columbia Arts Center

Atlantis Resort - Nassau, Bahamas
Les Temps Modernes - Vevey, Switzerland
Le Caveau des Oubliettes - Paris, France
Savoy Ball - London, England
Mulligan's - Cardiff, Wales
Paganini Auditorium - Parma, Italy