Nick Smith

Nick Smith

BandPopAcoustic

Nick Smith combines a soothing, sometimes subtle, sometimes powerful voice with melodic acoustic-based tunes that you find yourself humming to at the end of the day.

Biography

Acoustic-pop songster and Oklahoma City native Nick Smith has made a name for himself by touring clubs and universities across the nation, building new fan bases city by city. After having toured with The Graham Colton Band and Adam Richman, as well as opening for many other acts such as Ari Hest, Ingram Hill, Michael Tolcher, Stephen Kellogg, Matt Wertz and David Mead, Nick has been able to create a sturdy group of listeners.

Heading out on his first tour in the spring of 2005 in support of his independently released EP, ‘Paradise,’ Nick played over 50 shows in as many cities. Tour stops included clubs such as Los Angeles’ Genghis Cohen, New York City’s Tribeca Rock Club, San Diego’s Twigg’s and Chicago’s Uncommon Grounds among many others. Other venues recently played include Gypsy Tea Room in Dallas, Stubb’s in Austin and Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa.

Nick has also played many universities across the country, including shows at schools such as Stanford University (CA), Elizabethtown University (PA), the University of New Mexico, the University of St. Thomas (MN), Texas Tech University, Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, Southern Illinois University and many more.

To date, the ‘Paradise’ EP has independently sold over 1,300 copies at shows and through Nick’s online distributor, AwareStore.com, as well as received stellar reviews from both local and out of state publications.

Nick has also been featured on AwareStore.com’s ‘Ear Snacks’ Vol. 7 compilation disc in which other acts featured have included artists such as Damien Rice, Citizen Cope, Jason Mraz, Liz Phair, Ari Hest and John Mayer. His music has also been featured on many college and commercial stations across the country and he has showcased at music festivals such as Diversafest and the North Texas New Music Festival.

This smooth singing road-dog will continue to tour clubs and universities nationwide, spreading his music to new and eager listeners alike.

Discography

'Paradise' EP-2004

*The title track from the EP charted at #25 at Oklahoma State's KXZY in the fall of 2005, making Nick the highest ranking independent act on the chart.

Set List

A typical Nick Smith set consists of one 60-90 minute set of original music, with possibly a couple covers thrown in.