Nicholas Clay

  • Local
  • folk/indie
  • alt country
  • singer/songwriter

 Singer-songwriter Nicholas Clay has been writing and performing music from a young age—working with Grammy award winning artists and featuring in national commercial spots along the way. Nick’s expressive, genre-bending work is true storytelling in its most genuine form.



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Fifth & Vine LIVE Returns to Fountain Square 

Head on over to Fountain Square every Friday & Saturday from 7-11p for live music on the Square for Fifth & Vine LIVE!

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CincyMusic LIVE Tonight: Vaance & Nicholas Clay 

In order to help musicians in this tough time, we have created CincyMusic LIVE! Live concerts from the comfort of your home. Tips appreciated to each artist (links will be provided during each set).

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Indie Music Series Returns to Fountain Square 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mod Sun, Eric Nally (former front man of Foxy Shazam), Delta Rae, and Com Truise are among the headliners performing at Indie Vol 2017. Celebrating its ninth year in 2017, the free weekly concert series will return to the P&G Music Stage every Friday, 7p-11p, June...

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Nicholas & The Pessimistics: Album Review and Interview 

The Pessimistics are a Cincinnati band who have been together for a few years now, and are releasing their first album. They are comprised of Nick Baker (vocals/guitar), Shawn Steele (lead guitar), Alex Fraser (bass), and Donie Maness (drums). The record was recorded at Fat Tracks Studio located...

Nicholas & The Pessimistics Release LP at The Drinkery 

Nicholas & The Pessimistics are releasing their debut LP this Friday at The Drinkery with Willow Tree Carolers and The B-sides (Nashville)! Come celebrate with this soulful band! Members Nicholas Baker (vocals/guitar), Shawn Steele (lead guitar), and Donie Maness (drums) played as a trio for a...

1st Annual Queen City Survival: Bands, Beer, Food 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's first ever Queen City Survival is happening this Saturday at Columbia Community Center! A slew of Cincinnati's greatest musical talents are coming together for one simple mission: find a cure for blood cancer. Cancer has found its way into too many lives. Last...

Taste of Cincinnati :: This Weekend 

Taste of Cincinnati is this weekend. My favorite part of any street festival is grabbing a beer and watching some local bands. The full list of entertainment is below… Saturday, May 26 Chemed Stage:WIZ/MOJO 12:00 - 6:00Hott Stuff 7:00 - 11:00  Metromix Stage at P&G Gardens:Faux Frenchmen...

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