Fiddler, singer, composer, teacher


Nathan Smith's debut solo album "Let it Rest, Let It Rise" is out and available on all streaming platforms! For the highest-quality downloads, visit:

"Nathan Smith's blend of traditional folk songwriting and old-time chamber music is a refreshing pleasure to listen to, and was a true joy to record. The freedom of interplay between the incredible musicians has made a uniquely exciting and rich recording of beautiful acoustic music."


-Don Kerr, Rooster Studios, Toronto, ON (Producer, Engineer - "Let It Rest, Let It Rise")

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Smith & Stam - "Set Sail"
Vinta - Dinosaur Medley
Smith & Stam - The Jasper Set
The Barrel Boys - "The Lakeview Dance"
The Barrel Boys - "Mainline to the Heart"


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Nathan is a Toronto-based fiddle player and singer-songwriter, originally hailing from North Bay, ON. His upbeat and soulful original songs and fiddle tunes combine his bluegrass and old-time experience with his upbringing playing celtic and traditional Canadian fiddle music.He performs with a number of ensembles in the Toronto area, including bluegrass band The Barrel Boys, western swing outfit The Double Cuts, Métis fiddle trio The Red River Ramblers, and his dynamic, multi-instrumental duo with Emilyn Stam.

His debut solo album, "Let It Rest, Let It Rise" was released in February of 2020. It features an ensemble of veteran Toronto musicians and a full complement of his new original material. Nathan's evocative lyrics and melodies roll over hilltops, echo off mountainsides, and flow down freshwater streams to excite the ears and touch the souls of audiences across Canada.



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