"One of the only guys in the world that can really play the traditional stuff right."
-Kim Wilson

"Of the 65 or so great guitar players I’ve had in my band, since the early 60’s, Nathan James is easily the A#1 hands-down stand-out!"
-James Harman

"Nobody else these days plays so many styles so well, be it old time country blues, low down Memphis or Chicago blues, or even uptown string bending blues."
-Rick Holmstrom

Previous events


CANCELLED!! Nathan James Italy, Switzerland, France Tour!!

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Italy, Switzerland, France!

Upon the doctors strong advice, I've had to cancel my 3 week European tour due to a badly herniated disc! :(


Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers

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Flying Pig , Vista, ca

Killer new music venue in downtown vista!


Augusti Blues Fest Estonia

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Haapsalu, Estonia

With the Jumping Cats from Russia


Amal Blues Fest

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Amal Sweden

Rhythm Scratchers play the Amal Blues fest on various stages Amal Sweden!


Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers

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Booze Bros.


'Sweet Little Woman' on HBO!! 10/08 

Nathan has recently had his song "Sweet Little Woman" from the album Carl Sonny Leyland Trio Meets Nathan James and Ben Hernandez" chosen to be on the soundtrack for an episode of Cathouse on HBO.  Supposed to air on Thu Oct 23.