Double or Nothing / Bio

Double or Nothing consists of 5 members from South Ogden, UT and have been playing and recording together since July of 2004. Not only does Double or Nothing have over 7 years of playing experience together, but through the journey have become a close-knit group of friends. The lead singer, Nick Whitesides, has over 400 originally composed songs. Upon peforming an original song for One Republic, frontman Ryan Tedder compared Nick’s singing ability to that of Chris Carrabba from Dashboard Confessional stating that “you’ve got balls!”

Double or Nothing is a refreshing new take on alternative music that blends a warm, vocal tonality with acoustic and electric guitars complimented with bass, drums, and an electric violin. The way in which the electric violin is utilized is truly innovative. Not only can violinst Matt Wheelwright shred the fiddle, but when used in conjunction with delay, phaser, distortion, & live-looping, it’ll have you second guessing what you thought was possible during a live set.

The band is quickly gaining ground in the music world and has received many notable praises from artists including: One Republic, the Neon Trees, Johnny Lefler (Dashboard Confessional), Monty Powell, Quiet Drive, and Brooke White. The band is currently writing and recording songs for their next upcoming album.

Double or Nothing has the ability to adapt to any venue and has always had the highest priority of putting on a good show and leaving listeners with memorable experiences. Whether it be an intimate coffee-shop acoustic sing-along or a high energy rock concert, the band’s focus has always been and will always be to connect with others through music. Without a doubt, the music of Double or Nothing will leave you with a sense of excitement that is somehow familiar, yet refreshingly innovative.

If you would like to book Double or Nothing for a gig, wedding, dance, or DJ services, please contact us at doubleornothingfans@gmail.com.

General Info

Band Members
Nick Whitesides - guitar, vocals; Derek Crowell - bass; Matt Wheelwright - violin; David Batt - electric guitar, vocals; Nate Smeding - drums
Artist Name
Double or Nothing
Profile Page
Active Since
Alternative / Pop Punk / Acoustic

Contact Info

Ogden, UT

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