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Nick Hensley's Love Songs For Angry Men

Indie Rock, Americana, Folk, Acoustic
1524 fans

$500 - $999

About Nick Hensley Presents: Love Songs For Angry Men

 

            Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. He created Love Songs For Angry Men shortly after The District called it quits in 2002.  Hensley's alias, stage name and alter ego, Love Songs For Angry Men, was born to get people curious, talking and through the doors. Now, ten years later, it's the title of his first solo  and also used as a general band name for the duo, trio  and even the 7 piece band.

            Hensley has released 2 studio albums to which have received rave reviews including a 4 stars from Paste Magazine, The City Pages and Alt Country.com.  Currently, both albums have songs on radio rotation locally and nationally.  His first effort, a live acoustic disc, has more than 150,000 copies discs circulating throughout the Midwest.  All three albums are available at all major retailers and online at CDBaby and iTunes.

            Nick Hensley' has maintained a full schedule since 1998, averaging more than 250 shows a year.  He has shared the stage with several National acts including:  The Hold Steady, The Why Store,

Alex Ligertwood of Santana, Widespread Panic, Fastball, Big Head Todd and The Monsters,

The Gear Daddies, The Samples, Trampled By Turtles and countless others.

            Hensley, who is also a booking agent, is an avid supporter of local, original MN music. 

In turn, he has created some of Minnesota's most popular Songwriter Showcases including MNaked and the

MN Songwriter Showcase which is held every Sunday in St. Paul. 

Info @ www.facebook.com/mnsongwritershowcase

            Nick resides in Saint Paul, MN with his (not so smart but adorable) Boxer, Wrigley Wigglesworth.

 

The Full Band and Acoustic Show (Rotates from this list of MN Musicians):

 

Nick Hensley: lead & backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica

Joe Carey: lead and rhythm acoustic and electric guitars

Jessica Carey: lead and backing vocals

Nick Salisbury: bass, upright bass, 6 string bass, rhythm and lead guitars 

Davis Wilder lead acoustic guitar

Jordan Carlson: drums, percussion, garbage can lid 

Luke Kramer: lead and rhythm electric guitars, and mandolin 

Jeff Ray: lead electric slide guitar, resonator guitar 

Kenny Wilson: pedal steel 

Toby Lee Marshal: Hammond C- 2 

Tom Bard: piano, Wurlitzer, Mellotron, vibraphone, accordion 

Blair Krevinek: lead and rhythm electric guitars 

 

For more info visit: 

www.facebook.com/lovesongsforangrymen

 

To purchase the new cd visit:

www.cdbaby.com/nickhensley

 

For booking contact Nicholas @:

angrymen@comcast.net

 

 

Tracks from Nick Hensley's Love Songs For Angry Men

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