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Hometown North Hollywood, CA
Genres Rock, Indie Rock
Band Members Thomas Ian Nicholas - Vocals, Guitar; Thai Long Ly - ... » more
Achievements Grand_prize Channel-number_1 Channel-number_1 Channel-number_1 Best-of-100 Top-10 Top-10 » more
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
Jimmy Cantillon 310-734-6527
# Years Experience Performing Live: 16
# Live Perfomances Past Six-months: 59
Market Draw: Los Angeles, CA: 76-100; Chicago, IL: 51-75; Las Vegas, NV: 31-50; Phoenix, AZ: 51-75; New York, NY: 31-50; Orando, FL: 76-100; Tampa, FL: 76-100; San Diego, CA: 51-75; San Francisco, CA: 51-75; Oklahoma City, OK: 51-75; Bloomington/Normal, IL: 76-100; Valparaiso, IN: 201-250; Des Moines, IA: 0-30; Pittsburgh, PA: 76-100; Philadelphia, PA: 31-50; Albuquerque, NM: 31-50
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The Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
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Molly Malones - Los Angeles, CA
Opener Experience: Kenny Loggins; Ben Harper; Tom Morello; Eve6; Cracker; Blues Traveler; Jefferson Starship
Similar Artists: Switchfoot; FooFighters; John Mayer; Bruce Springsteen
Performing Rights Society: ASCAP
Discography: Heroes Are Human LP—2010; Without Warning Acoustic LP—2009; Without Warning LP—2008

Thomas Nicholas is best known for his role as Kevin in the American Pie movies, but has been performing his original music for over 16 years. His lyrics give you insight to who he is outside of his film characters. The energy that he brings to every...







Video Grand Prize Winner October 2009
"SUBWAY FRESH ARTISTS™" (CA) Winner, September 2010
Rock Winner, July 2010

PAPERMAG: Thomas Ian Nicholas Talks Please Give and Duct Taped In-N-Out Burger by
Thomas Ian Nicholas might have first caught our eye over 11 years ago in the film franchise American Pie, but this summer he reintroduced himself to a more cerebral crowd with the release of Nicole...



Technical Requirements

THOMAS NICHOLAS BAND TECH RIDER – 2/22/10 Stage size at least 20ft wide x 15ft deep Drum Riser (at least 8ft wide by 7ft deep)
Thank you in advance for selecting the Thomas Nicholas Band to perform. The following list of provisions are presented to you to ensure a smooth running show. Should you have any questions about any of the provisions, please call 818-535-4222. Thank you again for choosing the Thomas Nicholas Band.
MONITORING: 5 Stage Monitors, as per plot placement and input list
MICROPHONES: (or industry equivalent) 3x Shure 58 Mic for lead vocal and backing vocals, as per plot placement 3x Mic Stands with Boom arms 2x Shure SM57 (guitar amps) 1x Shure SM57 (snare) 2x Shure Beta 56a (2 toms) 1x Shure Beta 52a (kick) 1x Shure KSM 137 (hit hat) 2x Shure KSM 137 (overheads)
SPECIAL EQUIPTMENT: 4 Personal power fan WITH Adjustable-tilt fan head. (at least 10” diameter) 8 bottles of water on stage prior to performance
POWER: 5 A/C lines with power strips, as per stage plot
DI’s: 2 Mono DIs, as per stage plot
Guitar Amps
(1) VOX AC30CCH Custom Classic Amplifier Head (rhythm guitar) (1) VOX V212BNX Speaker Cab or (1) VOX AC30
(2) Orange AD30HTC Amplifier Heads (lead guitar) (2) Orange PPC212 Speaker Cabs
Bass Rig:
(1) Aguilar DB751 Amplifier Head (1) Aguilar DB412 Speaker Cab in Classic Black
(1) Ludwig Legacy 16" x 24" Bass Drum (1) Ludwig Legacy 9" x 12" Tom (1) Ludwig Legacy 16" x 16" Floor Tom (1) Black Beauty 6.5" x 14" Snare Drum (1) Istanbul Alchemy 14" Medium Hi-Hats (1) Istanbul Alchemy 16" Medium Crash (1) Istanbul Alchemy 18" Medium Ride (1) Istanbul Alchemy 20" Medium Ride
(3) AxisCymbalStands (1) Snare Stand (1) Tom Stand (NOT rack mount!) (1) Axis Hi-Hat Stand (1) Axis Longboard Single Pedal (1) Pearl D2000 Roadster SE Throne
I. Technical Requirements 2.Sound Reinforcement System with two main speakers adequate for a large room, with 15” woofers and 1” horns. a. Speaker stands are required unless there is a mid-range/high pack resting on top of a sub on each side. 3. A mixing console with a. At least 16 input channels b. At least 3 band EQ adjustable on each
channel c. Adjustable EQ on the main mix. d. Separate monitor mix i. Monitor level control per channel ii. Monitor master level control 4. Three (3) Shure SM 58 vocal microphones (or industry equivalent) with boom mic stands 5. Five (5) wedge style floor monitors with one (1) fifteen (15) inch sub and horn, with separate mix from the main mix (not just separate volumes) 6. Two (2) Direct Input boxes for Artists Bass amp and Acoustic guitar. 7. 20x15 foot stage area, Artists would like to perform on some sort of raised platform (unless the audience is raised like an amphitheater) where available 8. Lights – If there is no theatrical lighting available, to appropriately identify the artist’s performance area as being “spotlighted” or simply identify the “stage” as a point towards which attention should be drawn. If theatrical lights are available, a single spotlight will do, or mood lighting, depending on the venue’s capability. House and Stage lights should be operated separately when possible. 9. Volume levels will be set, depending on the size of the room, according to levels similar to industry listening rooms – if the artist tells stories during the set
– a speaking voice should be easily audible and understandable by the audience. 10. Venue should provide someone knowledgeable of operating the sound when available. 11. Please have the sound system ready in order to begin on time. 12. If artist is responsible for operating sound, no levels will be readjusted after completion of sound check.
II. Hospitality 1. Artist would like a room to serve as a dressing room that will be kept private and secured. Access to a separate bathroom should be available, and a mirror. If the venue is capable of having a path from this room to the stage that is primarily out of sight of the audience, this is ideal. 2. (1) case of water (24) 20 oz. bottles of water or equivalent 3. 4 Meals with arrangements to be made with the venue’s food service for 4 people, to be taken care of at event /or a $75 dollar food buyout. 4. At least 1 bottle of Makers Mark Whiskey and 24 Beers (Stella, Corona, Coors Light, Bud Light) will be provided for the band. Or at least 24 Drink tickets to be used at the events Bar.
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