June 2019

Musicians in Bathrooms: The Nice Guys

Author: Special to CH2 | Photographer: M.Kat Photography

Nicholas Myhre (guitar/vocals)
Kevin Myhre (vocals/bass)
Davis Lentz (saxophone/keyboards)
Andrew Mooney (drums and vocals)

The Nice Guys Band

What’s your sign?
Nicholas Myhre: Cancer
Davis Lentz: I have no idea.
Kevin Myhre: Cancer
Andrew Mooney: Male

Most underrated song that in your opinion should be a classic:
NM: “Ocean Avenue”
DL: Nothing by Cardi B
KM: I cannot think of any songs but the most underrated band to me is Lawrence.
AM: “Butterfly,” Crazy Town

Biggest compliment you’ve ever gotten from a fan?
NM: “I have never seen a band cover Waka Flocka; that was sick”
DL: “You’re saxy.”
KM: Angie Aparo happened to be at our show one night, and he stayed after and complimented my falsetto. That really meant a lot to me.
AM: “You look like Jaden Smith.”

What is your favorite song to perform?
NM: “Let’s Go Crazy,” Prince
DL: “September,” Earth, Wind and Fire
KM: Right now, it is “Carry on My Wayward Son,” Kansas
AM: “Wild Wild West,” Will Smith

Song you sing in the shower?
NM: “Hot in Herre,” Nelly
DL: I don’t really sing in the shower.
KM: “Stayin’ Alive,” the Bee Gees
AM: “Sandstorm,” Darude

Favorite cereal:
NM: Captain Crunch
DL: Cocoa Puffs
KM: Reese’s Puffs
AM: Fruity Pebbles (neon)

At what venue do you most like to perform?
NM: Big Bamboo, since day one
DL: Madison Square Garden, Staples Center, etc.
KM: I don’t choose favorites; I like all the places that we perform.
AM: Hilton Head Ice Cream

Most requested song at shows:
NM: “2112/Overture/The Temples of Syrinx” 
DL: “Free Bird”
KM: “Free Bird”
AM: “Free Bird”

First concert you attended?
NM: Boston
DL: Not too sure
KM: Boston
AM: Bluffton Noise Ordinance

Favorite artist:
NM: The Silver one in CornBreD
DL: Dave Matthews
KM: Either Claude Monet or Roy Lichtenstein
AM: Salvador Dali

Place you go to get away from it all:
NM: Java Burrito
DL: My desk with a PlayStation controller in my hand
KM: My bedroom
AM: Highway 278

Do you tweet, gram or book? What’s your handle?
NM: Instagram nick_myhre DL: Active on all platforms; follow bh.davis.
KM: Instagram theniceguysband; Facebook TheNiceGuys-HHI
AM: No. funk opz.

Finish this verse as if it were the hook of a song:
“Sally went down to the bayou…”
NM: “She ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed.”
DL: “And there was vomit on his sweater already,
Mom’s spaghetti.”
KM: “Gonna eat a lot of peaches.”
AM: “I’m good, lol.”

Who would star as you in the epic retelling of your life on film?
NM: I know Jack Black would do me justice.
DL: David Hasselhoff
KM: Michael Cera
AM: Will Smith or Stevie Wonder

First instrument you learned to play:
NM: Bass, but Kevin was better at it.
DL: Saxophone
KM: Does the guitar from Guitar Hero count?
AM: Playing sick beats with my pencils in lower school.

Song you were thrilled to finally master:
NM: “Through the Fire and Flames” on Expert level.
DL: “Carry on My Wayward Son,” Kansas
KM: “I Believe in a Thing Called Love,” by The Darkness. I have always loved the song, and I was stoked when we learned it as a band.
AM: “Carry on my Wayward Son,” Kansas

Who do you like to perform with?
NM: Kevin, Davis, and Andrew
DL: The Nice Guys, of course!
KM: Anyone that shares the love of music: The Nice Guys, my father’s band CornBreD, my acapella group…
AM: Will Smith

Do you have a side gig?
NM: Finance major at College of Charleston.
So, I guess the Nice Guys?
DL: Twitch streamer
KM: I sing in an acapella group for College of Charleston.
AM: Yeah, chillin’.

With what famous musician would you love to sing a duet?
NM: Jack Black
DL: Zachary Stevens
AM: Michael Jackson

What animal do you most identify with?
NM: Scooby-Doo
DL: I really don’t think I identify with an animal, but turtles are pretty cool.
KM: A bird; I love to travel.
AM: Male

Catch The Nice Guys around town this summer:
Mondays -The Big Bamboo Porch
Thursdays- Coligny Plaza Stage
Saturdays – Jamaica Joe’z Beach Bar
Sundays – Harbour Town Stage

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