Nate Foley

Real Name:
Nathan Foley
Profile:
Nate Foley is a soul guitarist who began playing guitar by ear at age seven, began formal lessons at age eight, and became his church’s guitarist at age twelve. He was voted 2011 "New Artist of the Year" by the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) and 2012 "Best Modern Rock Instrumentalist". Nate is the only person in the history of the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night competition to win eight consecutive 1st place victories culminating in the 2008 “Stars of Tomorrow” Championship in the children’s competition and the 2010 “Super Top Dog” Championship in the adult competition. In addition to the Apollo, he has performed at the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Strathmore Music Center, and numerous other venues.

He was selected as an Artist-in-Residence (2011-12) by the Strathmore where he performed a series of sold-out concerts, conducted a Funk Guitar workshop. and premiered a commissioned work. He was also selected by the GRAMMY Foundation to participate in its 2011 GRAMMY Camp in Los Angeles, is a two-time gold medal winner in the NAACP ACT-SO contemporary instrumental music competitions, and has performed with the Jazz Academy of Music Orchestra.

Nate composes music and performs with Studio Blu, a four-piece band. As an avid student of guitar technique, performance, and theory, he continues to expand his musical horizons and is pursuing a bachelor of music at Belmont University in Nashville. His debut CD “Introducing Nathan Foley” was nominated 2011 "Best Debut Recording" by WAMA and his second CD "Noon Time Moon Shine" with FLLD was nominated 2012 "Best Modern Rock Recording". Both are available on iTunes. He continues to write, produce, and release numerous albums available free at natefoley.bandcamp.com. Nate is endorsed by PRS Guitars.
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Nate Foley Discography Tracks

Albums

none Nate Foley - Spirits Abundant 3​:​7  album art Nate Foley Spirits Abundant 3​:​7 (10xFile, MP3, Album) Not On Label (Nate Foley Self-released) none US 2013
none Nate Foley - Open Our Eyes album art Nate Foley Open Our Eyes(26xFile, MP3, Album) Not On Label (Nate Foley Self-released) none US 2013

Singles & EPs

none Nate Foley - Introducing Nathan Foley album art Nate Foley Introducing Nathan Foley(5xFile, AAC, EP) Not On Label (Nate Foley Self-released) none US 2011
none Nate Foley - Leaving The Illusion album art Nate Foley Leaving The Illusion(5xFile, MP3, EP) Not On Label (Nate Foley Self-released) none US 2013
none Nate Foley - Neferutatu album art Nate Foley Neferutatu(5xFile, MP3, EP) Not On Label (Nate Foley Self-released) none US 2013

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