Category Archives: Shows


I recently had a blast playing with Planetarium (Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister). We performed on the Colbert Late Show and in Prospect Park for Celebrate Brooklyn festival. SUPER fun music.

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Great shows & studio sessions with Lonnie Holley

Just came off an amazing couple of shows in Asheville and Savannah with Lonnie Holley (opening for St. Paul & The Broken Bones), followed by two days in the studio with Lonnie. It’s been real pleasure making music with him – his artistry is just so pure. Whether it’s singing, or creating wire sculptures, or […]

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May tour dates with Nelson Patton & Lonnie Holley

We’re excited to be joining Lonnie Holley for some shows this Spring, two of which are in support of the amazing St. Paul & The Broken Bones. Please come join us; we’d love to see you!

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SNL with Father John Misty

I had the great pleasure of playing with Father John Misty on Saturday Night Live, March 4 2017. Great band, great songs. I was part of a HUGE horn section that really wailed. So much fun. Band photo with Father John Misty on stage at SNL. Such a fun experience. Big shout out to @sirkellypratt […]

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great show with Lonnie Holley

We had an incredible time performing with Lonnie Holley the other night at National Sawdust as part of their Ferus Festival. We were all a little nervous about how it would go since this was our first ever live performance with Lonnie(!), but he was channeling a higher power and thankfully showed us the way. […]

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Nelson Patton at Ferus Festival

Nelson Patton is performing with special guest Lonnie Holley at next month’s Ferus Festival presented by National Sawdust. We are so honored to be included among such amazing musicians and composers. Here is a cool trailer for the festival featuring our track “Kerhonson”! We perform on Jan. 6 at 7pm. Don’t miss it!

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National Sawdust, Jan. 6

I’m thrilled to be performing at National Sawdust on January 6th with my duo Nelson Patton and special guest Lonnie Holley. Part of their Ferus Festival, we will share the bill with renowned violinist Rebecca Fischer (of the Chiara Quartet) performing excerpts from The Afield. About the Ferus Festival: Every January, VisionIntoArt presents FERUS, a […]

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Field + Supply

Having a blast this weekend performing solo sets at Field + Supply in Stone Ridge, NY. Field + Supply is a modern interpretation of a traditional arts and crafts fair. It consists of a carefully curated selection of makers highlighting goods, old and new, from a variety of studios and workshops representing a wide range […]

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Panorama NYC

Had an amazing time playing at NYC’s newest music festival, Panorama, with The National. My friend Conrad Doucette snapped this killer shot of me up on the jumbotron! d-nel! A photo posted by Conrad Doucette (@conraddoucette) on Jul 24, 2016 at 3:56pm PDT

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Great tour with The National!

I just wrapped up a great European tour with The National. What an honor to play with these great guys!

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