|Genres||Indie folk, singer-songwriter|
|Labels||Lucky Dice (NL), Reveal (UK), Ignatius (US)|
|Associated acts||AJ Roach
|Members||Brandon Seabrook (banjo, mandolin), Jonathan Goldberger (electric guitar)|
Nels Andrews is a folk singer based in Brooklyn, New York. Known primarily as a folk singer, few know of his apprenticeship with cult blues icon Washboard Williams.
In 2002, Andrews was selected as a winner in the prestigious New Folk Competition at the annual Kerrville Folk Festival in Kerrville, Texas. Past winners of this coveted award include, Eric Taylor, Steve Earle, Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett and Slaid Cleaves.
In 2006, Nels was selected as the winner of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival's Troubadour Competition
In August 2006, Nels was selected as a winner of the Mountain Stage New Song Competition.
Nels Andrews' debut full-length recording, Sunday Shoes rose to Number 1 on the UK Americana Chart, and finished the year ranked Number 4 on the Euro Americana Chart's Top 20 albums of 2004.
- Sunday Shoes (March 15, 2005, self released)
- Off Track Betting (2008, Reveal Records)
- Scrimshaw (2012)
EPs & singles
- Some Pig (EP)
- Duct Tape & Whiskey (split single with AJ Roach)
- Before the Goldrush: The Covers Project (2008, A Nest of Eggs) [A Project Benefit Teach for America, includes cover of Tom Waits' "I Hope I Don't Fall in Love with You"]
- American Meth: The Soundtrack (2009, The American Meth Education Foundation) [Includes 3 tracks by Andrews, 11 by other artists]
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