Nicholas Barron (born in the U.S. Virgin Islands) is an American folk music and blues guitarist based in Chicago, Illinois. Beginning as a street performer, Barron progressed to sports radio and TV commercials and then to opening for musicians such as B.B. King, Al Green, Johnny Cash, and the Neville Brothers. His first album, Nicholas Barron and Waymon Davis, was released in 1989. In 2007, he was featured in the New York Times Emerging Artist Series.