"Marty is one of the best entertainers we’ve had at Lucky Joe’s in the 20 years we’ve been in business. There are a lot of talented musicians out there that don’t really have the gift of being able to lift the mood of an entire room, Marty does . . ."
-Joe Vader, Co-owner of Lucky Joe's
"A nationally-touring music veteran shaped by ten years on the road, Marty Nightengale has honed his performance skills and polished his one-man acoustic and vocals show. Drawing from the influence of countless musicians, his catchy pop/rock sound has a strong, soulful edge. Charming, outgoing, and always bringing the party, Nightengale plays a mix of well-known covers with a few traditional Irish songs. He exudes high energy and a contagious vibe, and he’s always a crowd pleaser"
-The Scene Magazine, Jan 2012
Available as a solo or duo
Having played 160 shows a year for the last twelve years, New York native Marty Nightengale is no stranger to the stage. Touring up and down the east coast from Boston to Key West over the years he honed his skills of performing and entertaining audiences. Presenting his music in a solo acoustic format with a powerhouse of vocals and guitar, he draws influences from countless musicians to create a catchy pop/rock sound with a strong soulful edge. His strength lies in his versatility to play any genre of music, at any type of venue, for any age group. Equally at home in a large crowded festival, high-energy college party bar, biker roadhouse, restaurant, or intimate coffee shop, he always plays to the crowd’s music tastes and the venue’s volume needs.
Now living in Colorado, Nightengale has vigorously kicked off his acoustic campaign with a great mix of hundreds of popular songs from the 50s to present, high-energy stage presence, and Irish charm; winning over fans in every venue, song after song, playing a variety of material and styles that appeal to anyone who enjoys music. And if there’s Guinness in the mix, there’s a good chance the crowd will get a lesson in Irish drinking songs!
"Marty made our wedding exactly what we wanted it to be: fun, smooth, lively. He went above and beyond to make sure there was never a dull moment! Marty acted as more than an amazing performer, he also filled the role of wedding planner and coordinator to make sure everything went smoothly the day of. He played all of our special songs that we requested to a “T.”"
-Nick & Danielle
"Craving a great acoustic singer-songwriter with a down-and-dirty blues vibe? Check out Marty Nightengale. He’s an extremely talented guitar player with a naturally bluesy voice that has a distinct quality about it – this is a voice you’ll remember. Don’t miss out!"
-The Scene Magazine, Nov 2010