Mare Wakefield and Nomad

Mare Wakefield and Nomad

Little bit old country, a lot contemporary folk a la Dar Williams or Patty Griffin. Lovely voice and even lovelier songs ~ New York Times

Musically sophisticated, weaving elements of jazz & bluegrass into their compositions. Don’t pass up the chance to see them perform ~ San Francisco Bay Guardian

You’ll be astounded ~ Maverick Magazine UK

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February, 2023 - "I had hesitation about this show as it was their first live performance since Mare broke both wrists! I was pleasantly surprised at how they adapted their show, and the audience (as always) loved the concert. Have hosted them before, would host th...

Mare Wakefield and Nomad

Mare Wakefield and Nomad

Member since: 2014-03-03
Home: Nashville, TN, US
Frequently Tours: lower 48
# of Members: 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, acoustic guitar
Other Instruments: piano
Genre: contemporary folk, americana, singer/songwriter
Style: rootsy folk + lovely piano
Content: story-songs & sing-alongs
Rating: G - PG


Mare Wakefield & Nomad were 2016 & 2015 finalists at the Kerrville Folk Festival's NewFolk songwriting competition, and "Emerging Artists" at the 2015 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.

“Daddy was a seeker,” says Mare Wakefield. “Eventually he became a Salvationist minister. Mama was some kind of gypsy, loving nothing more than a long, clear stretch of open highway.”

Mare was born with wanderlust embedded in her DNA, and lived in 8 different places by the time she was 10 years old. “It ...

Trying to fill these important dates

TN/US: Dec, 2023 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.

TN/US: Jan, 2024 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.
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