Shawn San Nicolas started playing guitar at the age of fifteen. In 1995 he came to the Napa Valley from Guam. Since then Shawn has played a myriad of wineries, restaurants, parties, weddings, and festivals. Shawn's musical influences range from Rock, Reggae, The Funk, Hip Hop, R&B and World Music. His guitar playing is rhythmic and soothing providing a mellifluous base for any style. His smooth vocals dulcify and settle the nerves. His lyrics are light, playful, cheerful, and tranquil and inspiring yet the content’s always dense, flavorful and poignant. All around, he’s smooth like butter.