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Nidal

Rank #2 US Grand Rapids, MI Rock / Singer/Songwriter / Acoustic Rock

Members

  • Nidal Kanaan Vocals
  • Matt Gruppen Guitar
  • Brian Kops Drums
  • Jacob Meekhof Bass
  • James Cutts Bass
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About

Sounds Like: Ray Lamontagne, Joshua Radin, David Gray, Ryan Adams, Brett Dennen

Bio: Fascinated with music at an early age, Nidal started studying the violin with Tomio Anderson of the Kalamazoo Symphony at age 8. Two years later he began teaching himself the guitar by ear. Early influences included Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Roots, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 

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Nidal has a show on 04/04/2014 at 10:00 PM @ Grand Rapids Brew... in Grand Rapids, MI http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/271876406 #concert

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  • Sat

    Apr 19


    Grandville, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Grandville, MI, US
    Sat Apr 19 8:00pm

    Details

    Come out to Osgood Brewing to listen to the awesome sounds of Nidal! You're going to have a great time! The show starts at 8PM ... NEVER a cover charge. 18 and up. ------------------------------------- Fascinated with music at an early age, Nidal started studying the violin with Tomio Anderson of the Kalamazoo Symphony at age 8. Two years later he began teaching himself the guitar by ear. Early influences included Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Roots, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Nidal moved to Grand Rapids, MI in 2002 and started his solo career shortly after. He has played at numerous pubs in downtown Grand Rapids and cities along Lake Michigan. His debut EP, What I See was released in 2011. Nidal is currently working with producer Matt Gruppen and local talent on his debut LP, Sitting In The Shade. Nidal, a first generation Palestinian-American, has found inspiration in the olive tree, a symbol of strength, endurance, patience and beauty. Much of his music is inspired by his people living under military occupation and the hardships they experience daily.

  • Sat

    May 17


    Grandville, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Grandville, MI, US
    Sat May 17 8:00pm

    Details

    Come out to Osgood Brewing to listen to the awesome sounds of Nidal! You're going to have a great time! The show starts at 8PM ... NEVER a cover charge. 18 and up. ------------------------------------- Fascinated with music at an early age, Nidal started studying the violin with Tomio Anderson of the Kalamazoo Symphony at age 8. Two years later he began teaching himself the guitar by ear. Early influences included Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Roots, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Nidal moved to Grand Rapids, MI in 2002 and started his solo career shortly after. He has played at numerous pubs in downtown Grand Rapids and cities along Lake Michigan. His debut EP, What I See was released in 2011. Nidal is currently working with producer Matt Gruppen and local talent on his debut LP, Sitting In The Shade. Nidal, a first generation Palestinian-American, has found inspiration in the olive tree, a symbol of strength, endurance, patience and beauty. Much of his music is inspired by his people living under military occupation and the hardships they experience daily.

  • Fri

    May 23


    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 7:30pm
    Cascade Hills Country Club
    Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Fri May 23 7:30pm
  • Sat

    May 24


    Grandville, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Grandville, MI, US
    Sat May 24 8:00pm
  • Sat

    Jun 14


    Grandville, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Grandville, MI, US
    Sat Jun 14 8:00pm

    Details

    Come out to Osgood Brewing to listen to the awesome sounds of Nidal! You're going to have a great time! The show starts at 8PM ... NEVER a cover charge. 18 and up. ------------------------------------- Fascinated with music at an early age, Nidal started studying the violin with Tomio Anderson of the Kalamazoo Symphony at age 8. Two years later he began teaching himself the guitar by ear. Early influences included Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Roots, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Nidal moved to Grand Rapids, MI in 2002 and started his solo career shortly after. He has played at numerous pubs in downtown Grand Rapids and cities along Lake Michigan. His debut EP, What I See was released in 2011. Nidal is currently working with producer Matt Gruppen and local talent on his debut LP, Sitting In The Shade. Nidal, a first generation Palestinian-American, has found inspiration in the olive tree, a symbol of strength, endurance, patience and beauty. Much of his music is inspired by his people living under military occupation and the hardships they experience daily.

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  • R3dblossom (Artist) R3dblossom
    Great melody and harmony in your music!
  • Sheharyar Jah (Fan) Sheharyar Jah
    beautiful song.
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist) MikeWhitePresents
    Awesome work here bro.."..your break up made me wake up, got me caught up with your guard up.." really diggin that cyclic rhyming style you use on "waiting"..it's such a k...
  • Mike Vinson - Americana (Artist) Mike Vinson - Americana
    Enjoyed listening to all of your songs. "Your Song" and "February" were my favorites. Love your vocals and instrumentals. These songs should be on the radio. Best wishes to...
  • Trina (Fan) Trina
    I love "Your Song" very pretty song :)
  • J.O.A. (Artist) J.O.A.
    "February"...Excellent Song!! Great Talent!!
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Q: Do you write your own music and what is your favorite?
A: I do write my own, my good friend Matt helps me arrange and produce it. I have a lot of favorites, 'Waiting', 'Trapped' 'Sitting In The Shade' 'Opportunity' few others ;)

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