Andrew Nolte is a multi instrumental, singer-songwriter residing in Austin, TX. His music is loosely based in rock and jazz, with some pop inflections and a balladeering direction. Andrew Nolte’s solo album debut, “Tied to a String” was released July 20th, 2018 amidst glowing reviews, and was listed as #4 on the Austin360 Top 10 Best Austin Albums of 2018. Nolte was also was named the Austin360 December Artist of the Month.
Andrew has worked in rock, jazz, folk, cabaret, R&B, soul, country, cumbia, afrobeat, and pop projects on the stage and in the studio since 1997. Back in 2005 he moved to Austin, TX to pursue a career in music full time. He’s also composed music for several local student film scores and podcast, in addition to his work in musical theater. He was a performer in the critically acclaimed Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre piece, “The Bowie Project”. Then in June of 2018 he composed the music and performed in her show, “Locked In”. In June 2019 he was again the composer & musical director for her next show, "Rally".
Nolte was a SxSW Official Showcase performer in 2015 with the band Soul Track Mind; and then again in 2016, 2017, & 2018 with the Afrobeat influenced band, Khali Haat. His bands have shared the stage with artists such as Lady Antebellum, Enrique Iglesias, Tower of Power, and he's worked on records with Grammy winning engineers and producers like Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell and engineer Chris Bell.
Nolte recently recorded a follow up solo EP, "Climbing Uphill", due for release in September 2019. The single, "My Avatar" was released in June 2019.
“If you keep true to why you’re doing something, then hopefully things will work out. And if nothing else, you can be proud of it at the end of the day. Even if you’re the only person who sees it, it’ll still be beautiful.”