"Nelson is one of the finer slide guitar players on the circuit. He slowly stokes the musical fire over the course of a tune until an intensity is unleashed that sends a searing succession of notes across the room like a lasso that slowly but surely tightens its grip on the crowd until everyone's attention is directed at the stage."
"Drew Nelson delivers straight-ahead Chicago blues without glitz or glamour."
"Nelson, an Ottawa based guitarist, has opened for or played with the likes of Buddy Guy, James Cotton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. The Edmonton Journal dubbed Nelson and his four sidemen 'one of the hottest rhythm and blues bands in the country."
"One of Canada's premiere blues artists! "
"One of the hottest Blues Bands in the country"