Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff (performer), The Night Sweats (performer)

About Nathaniel Rateliff

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Nathaniel David Rateliff (born October 7, 1978) is an American singer and songwriter based in Denver, Colorado, whose influences are described as folk, Americana and vintage rhythm & blues. Rateliff has performed with a backing band called the Night Sweats for an R&B side project he formed in 2013. He has released three solo albums, two solo EPs, and one album as Nathaniel Rateliff & the Wheel.


Rateliff was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 7, 1978. He grew up in rural Missouri, learning to play the drums at age seven. As a teenager he taught himself guitar, began writing songs and, at eighteen, moved to Denver.

2002–2008: Born in the Flood

In 2002, Rateliff formed Born in the Flood, quickly garnering a large following in Denver and headlining local festivals li…Read more on Wikipedia