05 Sep 2015 Nat Osborn (solo) Los Angeles Hotel Cafe Hotel Cafe Buy ticket - $10
07 Sep 2015 Nat Osborn (solo) Cutchogue, NY Corey Creek Vineyard Corey Creek Vineyard
13 Sep 2015 Nat (solo) New York City, New York Rockwood Music Hall Rockwood Music Hall Buy ticket
17 Oct 2015 Nat Osborn band New York City Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2

About the Band

The Nat Osborn Band melds, mashes, and stirs up styles like a chef mixing spices: a dash of funk here, a dollop of big band there, a sprinkling of reggae all around a solid base of smart, catchy songwriting.  The result: a unique and original sound all its own.

Formed at the end of 2011, the band quickly made a name for itself on the New York scene and the Northeast. After teaming up with producer Alex Bilowitz (Gavin Degraw, Jamie Lidell) and mixing/mastering team Scott Jacoby (John Legend, Vampire Weekend) and Emily Lazar (Foo Fighters, David Bowie), the band released its debut album The King and The Clown on March 28, 2013, at the famed NYC venue, Le Poisson Rouge. The King and The Clown earned glowing reviews and a place on some independent music critics’ lists of Best Albums of 2013.

The band has since played over 150 shows, including two European tours, two U.S. tours- headlining small festivals on both continents. N.O.B. has made its television debut in five countries, racked up over 40,000 views on YouTube content, all while forging a reputation through grassroots touring as an indelible live act.

Bandleader/songwriter Nat Osborn is a charismatic performer with a compelling voice that can croon low in a ballad, soar to falsetto heights or belt and wail like a soul legend.  He leads the band front and center behind his signature Nord keyboard.

Osborn’s long-time collaborator, guitarist Dustin Carlson, delivers gorgeous, rousing textures, diabolical driving solos, and inventive rhythms that are central to the band’s sound.

Bassist Mike Parker anchors the hard-driving rhythm section with a forceful command alongside drummer Thomas Hartman (in the U.S.) and Polish drummer Damian Niewinski (in Europe).

While the band sometimes tours as a quartet, the full ensemble is a seven-piece powerhouse with a three-piece horn section that propels every aspect of Osborn’s writing: compelling melodies, inventive harmony, powerful rhythms, and memorable hooks.

European Tour Update

Greetings from Krakow, Poland! This city continues to charm and inspire us. We ended the first leg of tour here with a big, blowout show at Alchemia – an amazing venue.

Here’s a clip from the show:

The first leg saw Nat, Mike Parker, Damian Niewinski, and two horn players – Slawek Prezda and Przemek Sokol take off for Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Poland, and for the first time Serbia.

Dustin Carlson has flown over to join us for the next leg of tour. We’re off to Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia on this run

The best way to keep up with the tour is on Facebook, where we’ll be posting photos, videos, and updates daily.

“Exorcism” Premiere, EP pre-order available

Yesterday the influential New York based blog, Pancakes and Whiskey, premiered the first song, “Exorcism”, off the new Nat Osborn Band EP. The three song EP is due out on Ropeadope records on April 7th, but we’ll be selling copies at Rough Trade NYC this coming Friday for our EP release show.
If you’re not in New York this Friday, March 20th, and still want a physical copy, grab one at https://natosbornband.bandcamp.com/

Here’s the first view of the album cover:


See you at Rough Trade on Friday!

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