NAIL Rusty Nail is owned by Bill Davis & Associates, owners of Crop Bistro & Brewery in Stowe, VT.

Events Director – Ani Petrolito A long-time resident of Stowe, Vermont, Ms. Petrolito began her career in 2004 in the Mad River Valley as an Event Coordinator for Weddings, Tents & Events. For the next ten years, Ani worked in a number of project coordination and event roles, including project administration on Stowe Resort’s multi-million dollar construction project. In 2013, Ani joined Crop Bistro & Brewery as the Events Director, and in January 2014, she took on the additional role of Events Director of Rusty Nail.

Nectar’s Presents manages all aspects of talent buying for the Rusty Nail. They are a full-service promotion and production company serving Greater New England. The team collectively has over 50 years of experience in the industry. Their core group of professionals has been presenting live concerts, seven nights a week since 2003 at their flagship location in Burlington, Vermont.

Over the last 11 years Nectar’s Presents has expanded their reach to venues in Hartford, CT, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Saratoga Springs, NY and multiple Vermont ski resorts. Nectar’s Presents has also produced destination concerts in the Caribbean and curated multiple festivals.



1) Where can I purchase tickets?  

Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketfly.com.  They can also be purchased on site at The Rusty Nail.

Other ticket locations include:

Nectars, Burlington, VT - http://liveatnectars.com/

Lost Nation Brewing, Morrisville, VT - http://lostnationbrewing.com/

Craft Beer Cellar, Waterbury, VT - https://craftbeercellar.com/waterbury/

2) Is there an age restrictions for your shows?

Most shows at the Rusty Nail are 21+.  However, some shows are 18+.  Please see the specific show in the Calendar (hyperlink this) section for details. Lunch and dinner is always open to all ages.

3) Do you offer a full bar?

Yes, we offer a full bar of with liquor and wine selections, as well as, 24 taps of draft beer and a selection of domestic and imported bottled and canned beer.

4) What times do bands play?

Band start times are listed on the specific band page in the Calendar section.

5) Do you have any games?

Yes, we offer pool tables, dart boards and a rotating selection of video games.

6) Can I reserve a table or a seat?
The Rusty Nail is generally open admission.  Certain shows do have an option to reserve seats.  We do not take any reservations for food service.  If you are interested in reserving a side-stage booth or the VIP room, please go to the Events Booking page.

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