North Of Mason Dixon, aka NOMaD, made a tremendous splash on the Pittsburgh regional country scene in the mid -2000s after placing in a highly publicized, country showdown competition; Since then, this steadily climbing, beyond high energy act has garnered a great deal of success and shows no signs of slowing down.
Supporting hundreds of national acts like Brooks and Dunn, Toby Keith, and Rascal Flatts (to name a few), being solicited by several major tourist destinations such as Atlantic City, NJ, Ocean City, MD, Rehoboth Beach, DE, and the Poconos, having performed as a featured artist at some of their areas biggest events and venues (Dollar Bank Jamboree, First Niaga-ra Pavilion, and the Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse, Pittsburgh Light Up and First Night, Atlantic City New Year's Eve), successfully navigating the fair, festival, casino, and corporate circuits, and performing for such organizations as the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, this Pittsburgh based band delivers a refreshing and unique sound they call "Hard Rockin' Modern Country" that defies any other description.
After independently releasing their debut CD "Born and Raised" and having charted nationally with their first two singles (#78 and #82 respectively), NOMaD has been featured and performed on nationally syndicated radio shows and continues to receive local and regional airplay. Their newest., self titled release, has garnered an international charting single in "American Boy", as well as national and regional charting and placement in a national Supercuts radio ad campaign. In addition, the video for the song has won the national Mello Yello "One Track Find" competition, garnering them a sizeable monetary prize as well as being featured prominently in Mello Yello advertising and the prospects of a radio ad campaign. They continue to release from their newest release and are currently working on an acoustic EP as well.
This innovative band combines infectious lyrics and melodies with the energy, passion, and ambition that promise to carry them far beyond the Mason-Dixon line and solidify them a spot in the music industry of the future.
-North Of Mason-Dixon (NOMaD)'s song "American Boy" receives further accollades and is chosen after the year long 2012 "Rock The Cut" campaign from Supercuts to be among one of 12 acts featured in the 2013 radio ad campaign.
-2012 National Grand Prize Winners of the Mello Yello “One Track Find” Video competition for their song “American Boy"
-Selected to perform on a segment of Brad Paisley’s H20 2 tour in summer 2011
-Recently completed a 7 month run as the featured entertainment at the new venue “The Main Stage” at Bally’s Atlantic City, NJ—May 2010 through December 2010. (2 renewals)
-Selected to be the exclusive music content for the 2009 IAFE Convention.
-Selected as Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star 2008 at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh PA.
-Local, regional and international airplay and webplay including charting of all three singles off of “Born and Raised” as well as their first single “American Boy” off their 2nd self-titled release
-Has opened for or supported over 100 National artists including Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Leann Rimes, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Little Big Town and many, many more.
-Tours regularly throughout the year including regular trips to Nashville and popular tourist destinations such as Ocean City MD, Rehoboth Beach DE and Atlantic City NJ.
-Performances and strong relationships for and with many corporations, major sport organizations and fairs/festivals