"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


Nathan James solo

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Bunker House , Oceanside

concert on the patio of cool new wine lounge at Oceanside's oldest building.


Legendary Rhythm & Blues to the Cruise Eastern Caribbean

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Eastern Caribbean

Playing solo!


Nathan James w the Memphis Kings

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La Rinconada, Santa Ana

playing as a special guest with the Memphis Kings!


'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.