BASED IN SOUTHWEST DETROIT

Nina Ledesma - Lead vocals,  acoustic guitar

Adam Enriquez - Lead guitar, back-up vocals

Mike Fritz- Keyboard

Ramiro Romero - Bass

Chris Kaszuba - Drums

BIOGRAPHY

“Catch them now before they go supernova. The band’s sound is bluesy and psychedelic while Nina Sofia’s powerhouse vocals are soon to be classified one of the seven wonders of the Midwestern world” (Metro Times).

“The passionate vocals of Nina Sofia which when accompanied...gave the crowd a musical stew that hinted at influences by The Grateful Dead, Tedeschi-Trucks Band, and Janis Joplin” (Chuck Marshall -National Rock Review).  

Since their formation in early 2013, “Nina and the Buffalo Riders have been steadily building a following in Detroit with music that aches with soul and burns with the heart of rock” (Chuck Marshall - National Rock Review) playing prime time slots at Detroit Winter Blast 2016 & 2017; Showcase D’Holidays 2015; Arts Beats and Eats Royal Oak 2015 & 2016; opening for Detroit’s own Sponge at the Allen Park City Art and Music Festival in 2013, 2014, and 2015; the Metro Times Blowout 2015, Hamtramck Music Festival 2016 & 2017; and the Ferndale City Pride Festival in 2014; headlining venues such as the Magic Stick Detroit; Short's Brewing Company Bellaire;  PJ's Lager House Corktown; Blind Pig Ann Arbor; Hopcat Detroit; as well as direct support for national acts such as The Steepwater Band Chicago, Mike Leslie of Candelbox,  and Detroit Classic Rock royalty Frijid Pink.

“In the sixties, they would have been referenced as a 'tribal' band because of their 'hippie' tendency.  Nowadays, they just play good music and don’t have to worry about labels” (PhilMaq- Radio Personality at 89.3 WHFR)

Nina and The Buffalo Riders debut EP is out now and can be purchased at iTunesAmazonBandcamp and CD Baby and streamed on both Spotify and Pandora.

After a magical recording experience at Studio Litho with producer Shawn Simmons at Studio Litho in Seatlle, NBR will be releasing their second CD on August 25, 2017!!