Quoted by Rock Chicago Magazine as - "Chicago's Hottest Up and Coming Guitar Player. PERIOD!"
Nick Bell is an up and coming Chicagoland Blues and Rock guitarist influenced by the likes of Robin Trower, Warren Haynes, Jimi Hendrix, Gary Moore, and countless others into a distinct fused Blues-Rock style. Nick and his band have performed at various venues and festivals across the country, including: the 75th Sturgis Bike Rally, Buddys Guy's Legends, The Arcada Theater, The Hard Rock Cafe, Chicago's Navy Pier, The Double Door Chicago, Chicago Blues Festival, The Annual DUKANE toy run and festival, The Mancow Show, New Life Radio Festival, The Harmonica Collective, and countless others venues and festivals.... See Nick in a venue near you!
Nick Bell has opened for, and jammed with the likes of: Roger Hogdson (SUPERTRAMP), Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Pat Travers, Popa Chubby, Loverboy, Here Come the Mummies, Tower of Power, Magic Dick (J. Geils Band), Gary Hoey, Jackyl, Jason Ricci (New Blood), Pablo Cruise, Guitar Shorty, James Armstrong, Tallan Latz (America's Got Talent), J.B. Ritchie (Chicago Blues Hall of Fame), Sam Cockrell (Chicago Blues Hall of Fame), Dean Zelinsky (Dean Guitars, DBZ Guitars), Dirty Dan Buck (Boyzz) Michael Tafoya (B'zz) Haley Reinhart (American Idol), Richard Sleigh, Pistol Pete, Paul Kappa (Amazing Kappa Band), Deak Harp, and James Conway among others.
"I have been going to concerts and enjoying music since the mid-sixties and it did my heart good to experience this young guitar prodigy, who is quite comparable to many of the great guitarists I have seen. I wish him nothing but continued success."
Peter Sakas-Rock Chicago Magazine