"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

Feb20

Iva Lee's

Iva Lee's, San Clemente, Ca

w/ James Harman Bamboo Porch trio!

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Feb19

Beachfire Bar & Grill

Beachfire Bar & Grill, San Clemente, Ca


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Feb19

Beachfire Ladera Ranch

Beachfire Ladera Ranch, Ladera Ranch OC, Ca

solo gig!

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Feb13

Iva Lee's

Iva Lee's, San Clemente, Ca

w/ Olivia Pierson

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Feb12

The Java Jive

Claire De Lune Sunset Temple, San Diego

Grand opening for a new Thursday night swing dance venue! W/ the Fremonts, and Olivia Pierson $10 cover 9:30-12am
www.2plyswing.com/

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Feb10

Hensley’s Flying Elephant Pub & Grill

Hensley’s Flying Elephant Pub & Grill, Carlsbad, CA 92008

duo w/ Olivia Pierson 7:30-10pm

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Feb7

New Village Arts Theatre

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, Ca

After party for the premier of the play Bulrusher!  www.newvillagearts.org

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Feb6

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's

solo 8-11pm

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Jan30

Poorhouse House Bistro

Poorhouse House Bistro, San Jose

Duo w/ Marty Dodson

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Jan29

Beachfire Bar & Grill

Beachfire Bar & Grill, San Clemente, Ca


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Jan25

Coyote Bar & Grill

Coyote Bar & Grill, Carlsbad, Ca

W/ Troy Sandow 1:30-4pm

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Jan24

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

solo 8-11pm

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Jan23

NHRA museum

NHRA museum , Pomona

Private party w/ James Harman Band

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Jan17

Miramonte Winery

Miramonte Winery, Temecula, Ca

w/ Band and Olivia Pierson

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Jan16

Belly up Tavern

Belly up Tavern

w/ Billy Watson band opening for Marcia Ball!

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Jan13

Hensley’s Flying Elephant Pub & Grill

Hensley’s Flying Elephant Pub & Grill, Carlsbad, CA 92008

solo

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Jan12

Humphries Backstage Lounge

Humphries Backstage Lounge, San Diego

w/ Band 7:30-10:30pm

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Jan11

Belly up Tavern

Belly up Tavern

duo w/ Robin Henkel, opening for David Lindley!!

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Jan10

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

solo 8-11pm

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Jan9

Iva Lee's

Iva Lee's, San Clemente, Ca


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NEWS!

'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.