$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:15pm / Doors 7pm
Musician and composer Nathaniel Braddock tours internationally and performs an array of musical styles in venues as disparate as underground arts spaces and Lincoln Center. Based for years in Chicago, Braddock relocated to Sydney, Australia, in 2014, and to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2016.
Nathaniel leads the acclaimed Central African soukous group the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, a collaboration between American, Ghanaian, Zambian, and Congolese musicians including the great Samba Mapangala and members of Ghana’s acclaimed Western Diamonds. Nathaniel also leads the classic Kinshasa style band Air Congo, the experimental African jazz group Tio Mokili w Junius Paul and Makaya McCraven, and the instrumental surf and Sun Ra project Plutonians! Nathaniel has performed and recorded with a number of American and Australian indie rock bands, including Tobin Summerfield’s gigantic band “Never Enough Hope”, The Zincs (Thrill Jockey), Ancientgreeks (Flameshovel), Edith Frost (Drag City), andSongs (Pop Frenzy). He played for years in the Butcher Shop Quartet, performing electric guitar arrangements of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and other 20th century classical works. Braddock leads an eight-piece electric guitar ensemble that plays his original compositions. He has twice been featured in Guitar Player Magazine.