Award winning singer/songwriter Nic Nassuet has had a long history with music and the dynamic dramatics that truly pull a listener right to the speakers. Practically raised on-stage; he’s starred in challenging & pivotal roles in critically-acclaimed musicals like Sweeney Todd in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street,” Terry Connor in “Side Show,” and the original rock-musical “Doomsday Cabaret.” His stage presence and powerful voice echoed his passion & dedication to his craft.
Combining elements of traditional Celtic-music, blues, rock, grunge, folk, punk, and gothic rock; Nassuet continues to make music that is full of genuine emotion and darkly-sweet authenticity. His music has been featured in clubs in the US and Canada, on FM radio stations around the world, and on compilation albums. This has further led to Nic scoring supportive & favorable reviews and interviews in publications like Jampshere Music Magazine, which called his latest LP, Eleutherios, "[...] stunning, possibly among the finest pieces of modern American music.", and Scallywag Magazine which called him "The King of Gothic Folk". Positive reviews and interviews have appeared in other publications like New York Music Examiner, Indie Band Guru, NeuFutur Magazine, The Big Takeover Magazine, Skope Magazine, Vents Magazine, and many others.
Recently Nic signed with indie label, Dirtshack records, became a founding member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Musician's Flotilla, was accepted into the Recording Academy (Grammys academy), and won three Akademia Music Awards, one for Best Folk/Alternative Rock song, another for Best Americana/Alternative Rock song, and a third for Best Alternative Singer-Songwriter. He also won Best Vocal Folk, Best Vocal Rock, and Best Original Song in the Los Angeles Veterans Creative Arts Competition in addition to two nominations in the Indie Music Channel Awards; Best Male Folk Artist, and Best Folk Recording, and won the Indie Music Channel Award for Best Male Alternative Artist.
Today finds Nic more inspired and creative than ever before. Continually challenging himself to create new sonic textures and beautifully-dense musical-atmospheres, Nassuet uses acoustically based instruments of all kinds to make his signature, genre-defying music. His haunting & melodic sounds are created through his incredible use of mandolin, guitar, violin and the upright bass; Nassuet brings them all together in a breathtaking style that highlights his amazing gift to make music that forms an instant connection, memorable experience and a lasting impact with listeners far and wide.