Jess Nolan, a 23-year-old New Jersey native labeled as an old soul, has been compared to strong female songwriters like Joni Mitchell and Carole King.
She currently resides in Nashville where she shares her stories through her original soul-influenced pop music. Since moving to Tennessee a little over a year ago, Jess's career has been gaining quick momentum. She has performed all over town at renowned venues like The Bluebird Cafe, 3rd & Lindsley, Exit/In, and Mercy Lounge. Jess was a finalist for Lightning 100 and BMI's 2016 Road To Roo competition and the grand prize winner for their 2016 Music City Big Break competition.
Jess is a graduate from the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. She competed and placed in four Festival Miami Songwriter's Showcases and won first place for her song, "Burn", in 2014 earning her a slot opening for Jorma Kaukonen, founding member of Jefferson Airplane.
Jess's debut EP, "Strike A Match", is available on Spotify and iTunes.