A highly-respected wordsmith among East Nashville’s Americana scene”

American Songwriter

The songs are for grown-ups who appreciate unworn sentiments and a clear eye for the human condition.”


Nace with his velvety voice again proves what I have said before, that there is something special in the water up there in Canada.”

Dust of Daylight

Cut from a James McMurtry mold, this Canadian to NY to Nashville singer-songwriter has penetrating tales. What sets him apart is that he tells them with choice lyrics. ”

Americana Highways

Nick Nace looks like a nice guy. That was my first thought looking at the cover of his CD. As he played on, my thoughts were, he sounds rather nice too. Nice melodies, clever lyrics, with good stories to hang them on.”

Elmore Magazine

Nace is at the top of his class in East Nashville songwriting circles. ”

E2TG - Ear to the Ground

Singer-songwriter Nick Nace hearkens back in some ways to our favorite folk and roots singers. He tells stories that are both relatable and intriguing in a distinctively deep resonant voice.”

Glide Magazine

Nick Nace is comically honest about himself on Wrestling with the Mystery. He’s got a knack for one-liners...Think of early Hayes Carll.”

Goldmine Magazine

Overall, the album is a collection of sincerely-written and presented songs. The stories are at times touching and always personal.”


With a gentle vocal style that can subtly hide his serious lyrics, Nick Nace stakes a claim as the Guy Clark of this new generation. ”

Music City Mike

If there was a Nobel Prize for East Nashville songwriters, Nick Nace’s name would sho’ nuff be in the mix. His songs and characters are brilliantly-conceived.”