Nate Myers is an excellent musician, songwriter, and performer --- the consummate entertainer. The wide variety of styles, energy and sincerity in his music allows him to fit into nearly any musical genre. Blues festivals, rock shows, jam band camp outs, dance parties, hot rod and motorcycle shows, movie premieres, formal events....you name it, Nate Myers has performed and won over audiences everywhere!
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Nate Myers and the Aces has been established in Central PA for nearly 15 years. We are professional, flexible, and easy to work with. The band’s music covers a wide variety of styles and there is definitely something for everyone! Nate is an excellent entertainer and keeps audiences attention throughout the entire performance, beginning to end. The band can perform material appropriate for a family-friendly show, as well as a late night bar room crowd. Nate Myers and the Aces are able to perform a full night of all original music, cover songs, or a combination of both.
Nate Myers and the Aces have been established in Central PA for nearly 15 years. They are professional, flexible, and easy to work with. Lead by vocalist Nate Myers and his harmonica, the band creates a loose, casual atmosphere in which everyone can relax and have a good time! Whether the audience prefers to sit back and listen or get up and “shake that thang,” there is something for everyone. Nate Myers is an excellent musician, songwriter, and performer – the consummate entertainer who keeps the audience’s attention throughout the entire performance. The wide variety of styles, energy and sincerity in his music allows him to fit into nearly any musical genre. On a typical evening, audiences can hear influences from many forms of American music – blues, funk, hip hop, rockabilly, country and improvisation. Nate Myers & the Aces take all these styles they love and weave them into a tapestry of their own.
Nate Myers has been billed with and on occasion, shared the stage with many national and regional artists such as Cheap Trick, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Kim Simmons/Savoy Brown, Kansas, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, G Love & Special Sauce, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Big Jack Johnson, Jason Ricci, Steve Guyger, Dennis Gruenling, E.G. Kight, The Nighthawks, Charlie Sayles, Bruce Katz, Billy Price, Carey Bell, Ben Andrews, Robin Trower, Rod Piazza, Luther Allison, E.C. Scott, Chris Thomas King, Michael Burks, Paul Rishell & Little Annie and many others.
The band can perform material appropriate for a family-friendly show, as well as a late night bar room crowd. Nate Myers and the Aces are able to perform a full night of all original music, cover songs, or a combination of both.
2002 Rise Above It
2004 The Lonesome Plowboy (Produced by Jimbo Mathus; guest performances by Jimbo Mathus and W.C. Handy award winner Big Jack Johnson)
2006 Merc Ace 13 Music Co. (Live performances from (phone number hidden))
2010 Live On Derry Street (Digital only, free download through band website; live performances from 2009)
2013 It’s My Music
2006 In Our Backyard, Blues Society of Central Pa – A Blues Compilation (song “Porch Light”)
2007 Sit Back Relax (Acoustic; Nate Myers & Tom Rosencrans)
2014 Big City Blues Sampler #16 (song “Her Hand My Hand”)
** “Chuck Taylor” (The Lonesome Plowboy, 2004) was featured in the independent film, “The Electric Fire Hydrant” (Last Exit Films, 2006), winner of the Excellence In Cinema Award for short film in the 2006 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.
** 2006 – Represented Billtown Blues Association (Williamsport, PA) at the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
** “Porch Light” (In Our Backyard, Blues Society of Central Pa – A Blues Compilation, 2006) receiving airplay on XM Radio’s Bluesville show. “Buck’s Blues” (Persist, 2008) receiving airplay on the University of Pennsylvania’s NPR station, (link hidden) WXPN.
** The band was selected as a finalist in the Blues Festival Guide’s “Blues Artists on the Rise” and was featured in their e-newsletter (12/5/2008, Vol. 3, Issue 46).
** 2012 – Represented Blues Society of Central Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, PA) at the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
** “Sweet Romance” (Live performance by band) was featured in the independent film, “SoulMate: True Evil Never Dies” (HellFire Club Studio Pictures, 2014).
** “Her Hand My Hand” (It’s My Music, 2013) was a finalist for Big City Blues Magazine’s “Coolest Blues Song of 2014”.
** 2015 – Represented Billtown Blues Association (Williamsport, PA) at the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
Additional Booking Notes
Nate Myers and the Aces can provide sound and lighting, if needed. However, for larger audiences (such as festivals, concert halls, large outdoor events, etc), a sound system (with sound technician) and lighting provided by the venue is preferred. For outdoor events, we require a flat, level stage surface, adequate cover from the weather, and easy access to electricity from stage area. A Stage Plot is available upon request. Some performances may require a contract and/or non-refundable deposit.
A typical show consists of 80% original material and 20% covers. Artists covered include a wide range of styles, from Muddy Waters to Johnny Cash to Snoop Dogg! (Setlists vary by event and audience preference.)
Influences & Inspiration
Big Jack Johnson, G Love and Special Sauce, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and many, many others!
We can provide backline, if necessary
Stage Plot available upon request
We can provide sound/lighting, if necessary
Easy access to reliable electricity
flat, level stage surface
Adequate cover from weather
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