“The Manor and Friends is a band that got its roots at West Virginia University back in 2014. What was once six friends jamming on their bassist's porch, has burgeoned into one of Morgantown's hottest live bands”
— Appalachian Jamwhich
The Manor and Friends
The Manor and Friends is a five piece jam band known for their high energy live performances and unpredictable dives into improvisation. Inspired by a vast array of genres, the band's original music focuses on a quirky mix of funk, soul, blues, reggae, and rock. Born out of West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, The Manor and Friends is Nate Morgan (Vocals), Nick Adams (Guitar), Ivan Gonzalez (Bass), JC White (Drums), and James Darragh (Guitar). After selling out their first hometown show at 123 Pleasant Street, the M&F have been featured on many regional festivals including Mountain Music Fest, Mad Tea Party Jam, Camp Barefoot, and Deep Roots Mountain Revival. In 2017, the band earned a spot on the lineup of Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe, IL. They have also opened for various national touring bands such as Twiddle, Big Something, The Kitchen Dwellers, and The Southern Belles. With their debut album on the horizon, The Manor and Friends will expand their reach and continue to pursue their passion.
A taste of The Manor