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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Recommendations from hosts (12)

February, 2022 - "Fabulous as always!"
(J. Eichenbaum)

January, 2020 - "Mare and Nomad put on an excellent show. They have great arrangements between Mare's singing and guitar and Nomad...

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. “I...

Trying to fill these important dates

TN/US: May, 2022 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.

TN/US: Jun, 2022 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.
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