Nate Guthrie is a career musician, singer, songwriter, guitar picker, and mandolin extraordinaire. Currently based out of San Marcos, Texas and playing over 200 shows a year, there is no doubt that this man is the real deal. The vivid imagery in his extensive catalog of original songs is composed impeccably, performed intensely, and is a unique glance at the joys and disappointments of a life in progress.
As the founder and major contributor to The Shady Rest Band, his original material is featured heavily in all 3 of the band's very well received studio albums, 1 live album, and the 1,000's of shows in their very long and successful 9 year run.
In 2015, Nate released his debut solo album "Honest Inquiries Only", a concept album that speaks of the events of Friday December 14, 2014. Upon it's release he was so busy with the band that the songs and album took a back seat. Until recently.
Nate is currently booking studio sessions on mandolin, gigging heavily all over Texas, and polishing up a collection of new songs to be recorded for an album due out by the end of 2017. True Americana music. This man is saying something. If you listen you'll hear it. If you see it you'll respect it. If you don't like it, at the very least, you'll know you have experienced the passion of an artist.