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Quotes about Scott:
“Scott Nolan's songs and shows to me are legendary events I keep track of large chunks of time based on the last Scott Nolan show I went to see he is not to be missed.” Adam Carroll – Austin TX
“Nolan's a barroom prophet and a midnight revivalist, a bluesman with heart and an eye for detail. one of my favourite songwriters.” Hayes Carll – Nashville TN
“Scott Nolan is digging down deep in those songwriting mines. And he's coming up with some gems. He can pull a really good song out of a vein that the rest of us missed.” Gurf Morlix – Austin TX
“Scott’s a brilliant songwriter, an amazing player, and a damn good co-writer.” Mary Gauthier – Nashville TN
“A soulful, magical, mystical guy.” Stephen Fearing – Toronto ON
“I find Scott Nolan to be a master song writer, musician, and performer. His music is both uplifting and inspiring, a true Canadian treasure.” Big Dave McLean – Order of Canada recipient, Winnipeg
“I saw him play the first time at a small venue in the Prairies in the early 2000’s. His songwriting was captivating. I fell in love with the melodies on the songs immediately. I have been a fan ever since. A gracious jammer, a top-notch songwriter, and gifted performer. His albums never disappoint, and I always look forward to the next one. “Don’t you know… he’s famous in Texas.” ” Jamie Peever, Peever Productions Inc. – Saskatoon SK
“Scott Nolan has been a musician I’ve looked up to since I discovered the rich music scene in Winnipeg at a young age. His original, honest, storied writing has taken me to the far away places he’s been, yet somehow brings me closer to the corners of my own heart.” Jess Rae, Sweet Alibi – Winnipeg MB
“I love Scott's music. As someone who has hosted a radio show which showcases songwriting, I was almost immediately attracted to Scott's work. He writes authentic, self-reflective, songs that nevertheless resonate with a larger audience, and this is the key to good songwriting. His musical treatments deftly span the spectrum of musical genres, and I believe he is one of Canada's musical treasures.” Jamie Oppenheimer – Hunters Bay Radio
SHORT BIO (100 WORDS)
Scott Nolan is an acclaimed Folk/Roots songwriter, poet, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty One Territory. Releasing 7 albums since 2005, Scott will release a new album in December 2023.
Scott performs solo, duo, trio, or with full band. He is known for his spellbinding, intimate performances. He is adept at performative and instructional songwriting workshops.
His songs have been recorded by Hayes Carll, Mary Gauthier, Watermelon Slim, and Corin Raymond among others. He has toured with Hayes, Mary, James McMurtry, and Fred Eaglesmith. He has produced albums for William Prince, Lynne Hanson, Watermelon Slim, Stephen Fearing, and others.
MEDIUM BIO (150 words)
Scott Nolan is an acclaimed Folk/Roots songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and poet from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty One territory. Releasing 7 albums since 2005, Scott will release a new album this December. He is known for his intimate, engaging performances and often humourous ‘patter’ between songs.
Hayes Carll, Mary Gauthier, William Prince, and many others have recorded his songs. He has co-written with Hayes, Mary, William Prince, among others. He is perhaps best known for ‘Bad Liver and a Broken Heart’, which Hayes Carll made ‘famous’.
Scott has toured with Hayes, Mary, James McMurtry, Fred Eaglesmith and very recently with fellow singer-songwriter Joe Nolan. Over the past decade or so, he produced albums for William Prince, Lynne Hanson, Watermelon Slim, Stephen Fearing, and many others.
Scott performs solo, duo, trio, or with full band. He is adept at performative and instructional songwriting workshops.