"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

Jan6

New Village Arts Theatre

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, Ca

Together after both having several gigs cancelled in the New Year due to the economy, I got together with Jazz vocalist Susanna Kurner to put together a weeknight show in Carlsbad.  This is a suggested donation event w/ wine and snacks available! Come check out this hip intimate theatre.  W/ Susanna Kurner opening, then my band and special guest Billy Watson!!

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Jan1

Beachfire Bar & Grill

Beachfire Bar & Grill, San Clemente, Ca

New Years Party!!

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Dec31

1st Night Escondido

1st Night Escondido

w/ Billy Watson band New Years Eve fun! 8-11pm

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Dec29

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

duo w/ Olivia Pierson

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Dec28

Coyote Bar & Grill

Coyote Bar & Grill, Carlsbad, Ca

w/ Billy Watson band for 7 and 1/2 hours!! 1:30-9pm!

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Dec23

Pattricks II

Pattricks II, San Diego

playing bass with Blue Largo

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Dec22

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego


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Dec20

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

w/ Band

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Dec19

Iva Lee's

Iva Lee's, San Clemente, Ca

duo w/ Olivia Pierson

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Dec18

Beachfire Bar & Grill

Beachfire Bar & Grill, San Clemente, Ca


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Dec17

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

solo

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Dec16

Hensley’s Flying Elephant Pub & Grill

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

duo w/ Olivia Pierson

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Dec13

Miramonte Winery

Miramonte Winery, Temecula, Ca

w/ Olivia Pierson band 6:30-9:30pm

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Dec12

Lestats Coffee

Lestats Coffee

show w/ Jane Lui and others

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Dec11

Beachfire Bar & Grill

Beachfire Bar & Grill, San Clemente, Ca


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Dec10

Coyote Bar & Grill

Coyote Bar & Grill, Carlsbad, Ca

w/ Olivia Pierson band

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Dec8

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's

duo w/ Olivia Pierson

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Dec7

Myrtle Creek Nursery

Myrtle Creek Nursery

Christmas country howdown fair! Craft fair, hay and tractor rides, and homemade apple cider!  Come get your fresh cut x-mas tree!! 1-4pm

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Dec6

Bing Crosby's

Bing Crosby's, San Diego

w/ band

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Dec5

Iva Lee's

Iva Lee's, San Clemente, Ca

duo w/ James Harman

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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.