The Unicorn, Saturday 18 November, 14:30
Tennessee-based singer and guitarist, rooted in blues and the music of the southern states, Nathan has reinvented himself as an extraordinarily hard hitting star of Americana. His recent album has won 5-star critical acclaim and he stole the show at Celtic Connections earlier this year.
Gruff and tender with a poet’s voice and a sincere sense of justice, counting Neil Young, Lightnin Hopkins, and Jack London as influences, his songs are stark reflections on the times we are living in, from the personal to the political.
“Gritty and authentic” – A Best of 2016 selection - The Telegraph
“He recalls River-era Springsteen” – R2 magazine
“Stand-out! Poetry is coursing through his veins” – Maverick magazine
“Really, really special” – Ricky Ross, BBC radio Scotland
“Tremendous” – American Roots UK
“An aural equivalent to Grapes Of Wrath, Sullivan’s Travels, or Michael Moore’s Roger & Me.” - Americana – UK magazine