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South for Winter

With elements of folk, blues, classical, and rock, Nashville-based South for Winter's varying sound is united by storytelling lyrics, complex instrumentation, and earthy vocals. The trio, Dani and Nick Stone and Alex Stradal released their debut album Luxumbra, recorded in Nashville with GRAMMY-awarded producer Matt Leigh, in October 2020. Singles from the album been featured on sites such as American Songwriter, For the Love of Bands, Grateful Web, and DittyTV.

In 2018 they were nominated as a rising artist by Nashville’s Lightning 100 Radio Station. In 2019 they were chosen as a "Most Wanted" Emerging Artist at Falcon Ridge Festival. In 2019 recorded their debut full-length album Luxumbra in Nashville TN with GRAMMY-award winning producer Matt Leigh. The album Luxumbra, Latin for "light" and "shadow," came to life on October 22, 2020. They were an Official Showcase artist at Folk Alliance International in 2022.

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South for Winter sold out City Winery in Nashville this year, they appeared on stages at the Rocky Mountain Flower Festival and Mile of Music. Fall 2022 brings the trio out for a west coast tour and a winter visit and tour back to New Zealand for Dani and Nick.

"Eclectic in the best sense of the word" - VENTS Magazine
"In short, South for Winter has a new fan in me" -Tony Arata (songwriter of Garth Brooks' "The Dance")

"South for Winter will warm your soul with their earthy vocals and delectable harmonies...the group shimmers and shines through a blend of folk, gypsy, jazz, and blues music, creating carefully crafted stories that draw listeners into their glowing depths" ​- Musical Notes Global


South for Winter live in Nashville, TN - open to touring most parts of the US and Canada, Acoustic venues, Folk Series, Listening Rooms, wineries, breweries with dedicated music rooms, house concerts and Festivals.