Modern troubadour Nate Maingard’s transcendent folk aesthetic encompasses irresistible hooks, uplifting enlightenment, and shamanistic energy.
The Cape Town, South Africa-based artist’s songs chronicle a boldly vulnerable introspective journey. Nate has garnered favorable comparisons to a bevy of classic and current songwriters, including John Lennon, Cat Stevens, Jack Johnson, Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, and Nick Drake. He’s earned prime media exposure across mediums; received his National Arts Festival’s prestigious Standard Bank Ovation Award; won the hearts of a highly engaged worldwide fanbase, affectionately dubbed “Nateives”; and toured internationally, performing in Germany, Mexico, Lithuania, and England. Previously, Nate has released two full-length albums and an EP. Currently, Nate is readying a new album, the artistic masterstroke, Always Wandering.