Nick Castro was raised in San Diego, CA. His musical training started early although much of his accomplishment was self-taught.
Nick Castro has had three periods now of his brand of acoustic-based musics. Firstly as a solo artist, then with recording ensemble The Poison Tree and currently with touring band The Young Elders. He has toured internationally and recorded with many of the young folk bands which have emerged in the last decades.
Castro has toured, played and collaborated with Feathers and many others.