BRANDON "TAZ" NIEDERAUER w/s/g Bad Mama Blues Band
with The Bad Mama's Blues Band
Fri January 24, 2020 8:30 pm (Doors: 8:00 pm )
Funk 'n Waffles
Ages 18 and Up
Brandon Taz Niederauer
Sixteen-year-oldBrandon Niederauer, nicknamed “Taz”for his ferocious guitar playing,is livingproof that dreams really do come true. Having performed in some of the most legendary venuesin America with many of the most prominent musicians of our time, the young guitarist, singer,and songwriter has alreadyearned himselfquite the reputation.It all started at eight years old, when Brandon watched the movieSchool of Rock. Already inspiredby his father’s record collection, Brandon instantly realized he was destined to play guitar. Fromthat moment on, his guitar rarely left his hands.Just four years later, Brandon was castintheprincipalrole of guitarist “Zack Mooneyham” in the Tony Award-nominatedAndrew LloydWebberBroadway production,School of Rock the Musical.Based in New York City, Brandonhashad the opportunity to play with many of his musical idols.In recent years, he’s shared the stage with multiple members of theAllman Brothers Band,includingGregg Allman,Derek Trucks,Warren Haynes,Butch Trucks, andOteil Burbridge, aswell as a variety of other notable musicians,includingBuddy Guy,Stevie Nicks,Lady Gaga,Slash,Jon Batiste,Dweezil Zappa,Eric Gales,George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic,Dr. John,GaryClark Jr.,Col. Bruce Hampton,Eric Krasno,George Porter Jr.,Robert Randolph,Karl Denson,Doug Wimbish, andJohn Popper. Hehasalso performed withTedeschi Trucks Band,The StringCheese Incident,Umphrey's McGee,The Revivalists,Dumpstaphunk,Blackberry Smoke,Galactic, and countless other bands.Sincemakinghis national televisiondebutonThe EllenDeGeneres Showat justten years old,Brandon has appeared onThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert,Good Morning America, andTheView.In 2018, Brandon reunited withAndrew Lloyd Webber, performing in January withSarahBrightmanatThe Phantom of the Opera’s30th Anniversary celebration, and in AprilalongsideSara Bareilles,Alice Cooper,andJohn Legendin NBC’s live broadcast production ofJesus ChristSuperstar. Brandon is currently featured inSpike Lee’sNetflix series,She’s Gotta Have It, andperforms concerts for audiences across the country and around the world.
The Bad Mama's Blues Band
Bringin it back to the roots, and getting down and dirty with the blues.