Small Town Charm, Big City Heart
Scott Damn it!
Scott Miles is a singer, songwriter, and musician currently living and working as a full-time musician in the Oklahoma City Metro area. Scott Miles, was raised in Small Town America, Prague, OK. Scott has always been armed with the desire to use his voice to entertain. Scott became the lead singer of a local Prague band named Negative Zero at age 16 and really found a passion for performing. With the help of his bandmate, Nathan Hawkins, Scott taught himself guitar and began writing music, eventually finding his unmistakable vocal style.
Scott Miles moved to the OKC area in 2012 to try his hand at the traditional 9-5 work week, but soon discovered music was his greatest passion. He began singing at Open Mics and Jams around the city, landing his first weekly gig at The World-Famous Hideaway Lounge in early 2015. His next weekly gig came shortly after at Brewsky’s Bar and Grill. Over the past 3 years, Scott Miles has developed fans and a following hosting Open Jams, playing regular gigs and performing at popular Oklahoma venues such as Oklahoma City Limits, JJ’s Alley, Lumpy’s, Rock & Brews, Triple’s Bar and Grill, and has also performed at numerous house parties, events, and benefits.
Some of Scott’s Influences range from Johnny Cash to Clutch. Local inspirations include Patrick Cullen, Jimmy “the Hat” Hobbs, Debbie Henning, Johnny Black and Gentry Counce for their mentorship, unique styles, and ability to stay true to themselves.
With influences from a variety of decades and genres, Scott Miles has cultivated a multi-generational bluesy punk sound that is unique to Scott Damn It. Scott Miles’ intention is always to “Give You a Show”. From making up improvised songs; to personal birthday serenades. People always feel like they belong and are welcome. The energy and passion of Scott’s performances can be felt in the crowd as his “heart beats hard enough to make you move”. As Scott would say, “Applause doesn’t matter…I know I’m doing something right when the music moves through the people. Being able to do this (for a living) is amazing.”