Nate Figlar |

Nate Figlar

Nate Figlar

Nate Figlar - Professional Drummer

Nate Figlar is one of the Pittsburgh’s up and coming drummers that has turned many heads. Playing a very eclectic mix of genres from rock, progressive, country, jazz, roots/americana, jamband, and experimental/avant garde. Nate has been described as a solid drummer in any style with just the right amount of complexity to make any music interesting.

Nate is currently the house drummer for Under the Garage productions studio and works with their house band “Truckster” that can be seen in Pittsburgh quiet regularly. He also plays for the Grateful Dead tribute “The Acoustic Company” That is the house band for WV premier music festival “The Back Home Festival” and has recorded with Grammy winning artist, the late Kofi Burbridge. He also plays for the acoustic grunge band “upbringing” from Clarksburg WV and most recently became the drummer for Pittsburgh’s newest Garage rock act “The Harry Von Zells” and The roots/folk band “Catfish Row” that features Rockabilly hall of famer Chuck Owston. Along with many independent gigs. Nate in a short time has become one of the busiest drummers in the Pittsburgh area.

Nate started as a child playing drums for his father Ray Figlar who was a top 40 saxophonist. He grew up playing jazz and progressive rock. As a teenager and young man he attended West Liberty University where he obtained a music degree with honors. He went on to run a drum department at a music store while performing with many acts making countless recordings throughout his career. He has even went on to tour with several independent acts over the years.

Nate is well known to have what has been described as an “encyclopedic knowledge” of drums and percussion. He loves playing vintage drum kits from the 1940’s up through the 1970’s. The vintage sound is what he grew up with while playing music with his father and has become known as his “signature sound” while utilizing today’s modern playing techniques to bring a blend of old and new.

Nate is currently looking to partner with artists and companies. He is looking to build a long and meaningful career in the music business. Nate has a very diverse background involving many different genres of music. Nate Figlar is an artist that will always be a value to any musical act.

My Soultone Set: 

19" Extreme Ride
12" Extreme Hi Hat Pair
16" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash
14" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash