Nathan Calhoun and Calhoun's Calling / Press

“Nathan Calhoun Genre: Rock, Pop, Folk Folly stalwart Nathan Calhoun is a favorite both as a solo singer-songwriter and leading his sax-driven, funky band, Calhoun’s Calling. nathancalhoun.com ”

“The leader of local quintet Calhoun's Calling, Nathan Calhoun also plays around town as a solo performer. He can switch from folk-pop and blues to contemporary party-rock and funk with ease. ”

T. Ballard - Charleston City Paper

“Echoing the lighthearted and spirited scene of Folly Beach, the ragtime sounds of local musician Nathan Calhoun have finally found their way into an album. As the energetic front man for Calhoun’s Calling, a cover act seamlessly rendering classic songs from the Foo Fighters to Jack Johnson, Nathan has embarked on a solo career and is awaiting the release of his debut E.P, Carolina Breeze. “It’s easy going and I really don’t have any expectations,” says Nathan of the aptly-named album. “It’s definitely a stepping stone.” Elements of swing, folk, and jazz are evident throughout the seven-track album, often featuring delicate acoustic melodies unfolding alongside the soothing sounds of a saxophone and the light pitter patter of drums. To check-out Nathan’s upcoming shows, view photos, or contact the down-to-earth musician, visit www.nathancalhoun.com ”

"Elements of folk, swing and jazz seep into Nathan’s style, creating a wholesome sound reminiscent of Steely Dan and Simon and Garfunkel, and gentle percussion fluttering alongside lush melodies often serve as a canvas for the musician’s earnest lyrics."

“ Staff Pick Singer/Songwriter Night When: Mon., Jan. 31 2011 Price: $2 Host Kevin Church presents an impressive roster of local songsmiths, including Phil Crew, David Boyd, Tim Hodson, Olivia Conner, Lauren Bevins, Harrison Ray, Kayla Kamaka, Nathan Calhoun, Jefferson Coker, Jamie Resch, and Reid Stone. ”

Charleston City Paper "Singer/Songwriter Series Village Tavern

“This year’s Taste of Folly festival will feature two popular local acts. Set for Sat. Jan. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Center Street, the sixth annual Taste of Folly is intended to highlight local restaurants and raise awareness for the Beach Management Patrol. Food-oriented events throughout the day include a chili cook-off, a hotdog eating contest, a “Server-Lympics” contest, and more. A date auction will put Folly Beach councilman and businessman DJ Rich (of Planet Follywood) and local news lady Natalie Caula (of ABC News 4) on the block. Funk/soul/rock combo the Louie D Project will share the main stage with local songwriter Nathan Calhoun.”

T. Ballard - Charleston City Paper "Taste of Folly" 2011