Playing an eight-string guitar/bass hybrid, Nate Lopez has been making a name for himself for well over a decade. Lopez delivers a sound that goes far beyond standard solo impressions, with a style that is centered around a deep understanding of jazz and groove-oriented pop. His powerful solo playing captivates audiences at events and concerts throughout the world. Recently voted “Best Jazz musician or group of the North Bay” by the North Bay Bohemian in 2019, Lopez has previously won “Best Acoustic Musician of the North Bay” in 2017 and first place in the Arkansas Contemporary Fingerstyle Competition in 2015.
“You will note this 8-string guitarist uses every aspect of the guitar to play bass, rhythm and lead, making him a one man band.” – Positively Petaluma
“To Say Nate Lopez just plays guitar is an understatement.” Curtis Kim, KSRO radio