Nicholas Jamerson and the Morning Jays

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Nicholas Jamerson is a Eastern Kentucky native wordsmith, singer and top notch song craftsman. Jamerson’s songs are known for their attention to the natural world, warm hearted characters and the plight and triumphs of the modern day hillbilly. Mixed with word and indelible melody, Jamerson has put together a catalog that reaches across broad spectrums in both substance and style.

In the last ten years or so Nicholas Jamerson has put together a catalogue that reaches across broad spectrums in both substance and style. The eastern Kentucky native has endeared himself to fans in the region and beyond as a founding member of the duo, Sundy Best. In recent years Nicholas performed extensively solo and with his band The Morning Jays.

Both with band and on his own Nicholas has made his mark on the most hallowed stages and events in the region. From the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium to Americana and Master Musician Festivals. He is among an esteemed group of todays artists who have shaped , redefined, and expanded the notions of Appalachian and Southern music , and reminds people why they love it and enjoy its many splendors.

The Morning Jays are comprised of gentlemen from across the state lines of Kentucky and Tennessee. A blend of country, rock, folk, bluegrass, r&b, and 4 part harmony.

Jamerson’s debut solo album NJ, released January 18 , received glowing reviews from outlets like Rolling Stone and Still: The Journal.

He has shared the stage with the following acts : Steve Miller, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels, Clint Black, Randy Rogers Band, Chris Stapleton, Billy Strings, Tyler Childers, Cody Canada and The Departed, Joe Diffie, Elizabeth Cook, Brother Smith, Chelsea Nolan, Wayne Graham, Josh Nolan, Lilly Hiatt , Luna and The Mountain Jets, Laid Back Country Picker, Abby Hamilton