Rick Chelew

RnR, Country, Mixed Styles

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and bassist, Rick Chelew has been a familiar figure on Central Coast stages for twenty-five years. He has played bass with Peter Rowan, Joan Baez and Laurie Lewis. He currently plays with Mother Tongue, Andrea`s Fault, Heartstrings, and as a soloist. Former associations include The Cachagua Playboys, Nico Georis, Keith Greeninger, and The Hayboys. He is also a record producer, with credits including Dave Van Ronk (“Live in Monterey”), Pentangle’s "Open the Door" and Bert Jansch`s "Heartbreak," and on records of Peter Rowan, Richard Thompson and T Bone Burnett.