Cameran Nelson

Cheatham Street Warehouse Presents

Cameran Nelson

Nathan Bonnes

Fri · April 14, 2017

8:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 18 and over

Cameran Nelson
Cameran Nelson
Fuse Texas Country grit with down-home rock n' roll and you get Cameran Nelson, a true Texas Troubadour whose roots run deep across 1,815 miles of the Lone Star State from Haskell, Texas where he was born to living South of Kingsville, East of Rockwall, West of Lubbock and now settled in the hill country town of Blanco.

Nelson's knack for the neon lights and passion for the stage all started at the age of thirteen when he began playing bass in his dad's country band. At fifteen, he spent a few years selling merchandise for the late, great Gary Stewart, where he learned how the "King of Honky Tonk" entertained crowds. The calling for music took him to the West Texas plains to pursue an education in music. With a music scholarship in hand, Nelson attended the South Plains College in Levelland, Texas where he studied vocals and guitar.

After graduating, Nelson released his first full length album in 2013 entitled "Happy to Beer" and was nominated for three Texas Music Awards: Male Vocalist, Rising Star, and Record of the Year. Following the charted success with singles, "Thrown", "Happy to Beer", and "Reckless in Texas,"Nelson landed his first [multi-week] #1 on the Texas Regional Radio Report and the Texas Music Chart with "35 Runs Both Ways." His current project, "Good Thing Going", has earned him two more #1 hits with "SHOTGUN" and "You Can Still Wear White."

The esteemed singer-songwriter's charting success comes from his ability to pull inspiration from a deep well of life experiences. From his overwhelming love for his wife and three children to the tragic loss of his best friend and guitar player in a car accident at the age of 17, Nelson is able to tap into the emotional depths of his fans with songs that strike universal chords.

While songwriting is a craft and passion, getting on stage is what Nelson does best. Nelson has captivated fans across the nation with his high-energy show, performing with Country music mainstays Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Randy Rogers Band, Jack Ingram, Kevin Fowler, Aaron Watson and many more.

"Getting on stage and playing is just that! – Play! The work is over and we get to cut loose and have some fun," says Nelson about his live performances. "We like to throw in our influences here and there, which can get diverse and fun at times."

While on tour this fall, Nelson will release his highly anticipated sophomore album Good Thing Going after signing a distribution deal with Smith Music [of the Live at Billy Bob's fame]. The new project will include the title-track "Good Thing Going," along with chart-toppers "SHOTGUN" and "You Can Still Wear White," and collaborative work with Texas Country's cheeky crooner Kevin Fowler on "Beer Lease." Nelson will be hitting the road with the current sexy, feel-good single, "Nothing's Got Nothin' On You," that leaves nothing to the imagination for fans.
Nathan Bonnes
When Nathan Bonnes was in a high school band, he received a biting piece of advice on how to improve the sound of his band – let someone else do the singing. Looking back, he has to admit that this piece of advice was true...
Things have gotten drastically better for Nathan Bonnes since then. As he entered college and began to hone his songwriting skills, he grew into his baritone voice, and started being invited to sing into the microphone all over the great state of Texas. While other musically inclined college students were piddling around on their guitar in spare time between classes, Nathan was writing daily, performing around Houston at open mics and coffee shops, and taking off on weekends for recording sessions, gigs, and practices with his band. In four years of college he wrote and produced three EPs of original material and played over one hundred shows. As he individually improved, Nathan also made many talented friends, from the best folk pickers of Aggie land to classical musicians enrolled alongside him at Rice University, which has one of the best music programs in the country. This varied cast of musician friends gives his songs a unique flavor, with string quartet arrangements soaring right beside steel guitar and mandolin. His latest EP, To Love and Be Loved, displays Nathan's finest songwriting and most polished production work to date. Look for his single, Broken Again, on country radio now!
Venue Information:
Cheatham Street Warehouse
119 Cheatham Street
San Marcos, TX, 78666
http://www.cheathamstreet.com/