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Brandon Niederauer

Brandon Niederauer is a 11-year-old guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Dix Hills, NY who plays as if he was born with the guitar in his hands. Brandon also has a very strong singing voice, proving that soul does not always come with age. Brandon has no fear and has already shared the stage with musical greats, Gregg Allman, Gary Clark Jr.,Umphrees Magee, Matt Schofield, Tab Benoit, Warren Haynes, Eric Krasno, Oteil Burbridge, Kofi Burbridge, Victor Wooten, Trombone Shorty, Jon Batiste, Robert Randolph, Lettuce, Soulive, Galactic, Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, Charles Neville, Billy Iuso, Anders Osborne, Steve Vai, Johnny Vidacovich, Chris Severin, Luther and Cody Dickinson, Billy Payne, George Porter Jr, Brian Stoltz, Colonel Bruce Hampton, Eric McFadden, Doug Wimbish, Roosevelt Collier and The Lee Boys, Benny Turner, Little Freddie King, The Revivalists, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Leftover Salmon, Dumpstaphunk, The Nth Power, The Main Squeeze, The New Master Sounds, Otis Taylor amongst others. He shows a particular maturity on his instrument that shines well beyond his years, leaving the audience in disbelief of the experienced sound they hear coming from his youthful presence. Brandon appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 12/4/2013. Brandon was named Blues Kid of the Year 2014 by Chicago blues great Fernando Jones. Brandon brought down the house at the International Blues Challenge—Youth Showcase in Memphis in January of 2014. He has played on Jam Cruise, at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Tampa Bay Blues Fest, Gathering of the Vibes, The Nantucket Music fest, Bear Creek Music fest, Great South Bay Music fest, The Big Blues Bender, and many more. Brandon was invited to jam with New Orleans blues great Little Freddie King Jr. at his home last July 2013 and it was filmed for television. He has played at many top name venues throughout the country.