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Nick Sky
Lena, IL

Nick Sky began his musical career as a classically trained bassoonist. Over the years he’s taught himself how to play several instruments including the guitar, drums and ukulele. His sound has evolved over time, and he now focuses on creating melodic hard rock. 

Nick is ready to shake things up and make some noise on October 15 when he brings his one-of-a-kind sound and style to the stage at DEVIATE. You do not want to miss this performance. 

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october 15

Can you tell us some information about your music? How would you describe your style/sound? I describe my sound as melodic metalcore / melodic hard rock.

Where do you find the inspiration for your sets? I find inspiration for my sets in 2000s melodic hard-core bands (Norma Jean, Everytimeidie), metalcore bands (The Devil Wears Prada) and modern acts like Dayseeker.

Where can we find your work?  You can find my work on all streaming platforms, my music videos on Rumble, and general content on Tiktok.

What are your future goals for your work?  My future goals are to release a concept record series about my life along with accompanying music videos.

What are you most excited about for DEVIATE? I'm excited to see what DEVIATE can bring to downtown Beloit. This city needs a revival and maybe this can be the start of it.

Why should people come to DEVIATE? People should come to DEVIATE to experience what their community has to offer and help rebuild the community.

What do you want us to know about your music/style? My musical style varies depending on what I want to produce, but is generally centered around modern melodic metalcore.

What is your background? How did you get into music? Give us a little history! I am a classically trained bassoonist as my first instrument. I've taught myself guitar, bass, drums, ukulele, and other stringed instruments over the years and play all of them in the Nick Sky project. I'm an audio engineer by trade and use this to make Nick Sky sound as professional as I can.