Local guitar virtuoso Brandon “Taz” Niederauer will pay tribute to Jimi Hendrix’s iconic album, Electric Ladyland, with special guests at Garcia’s on Saturday, March 31.
Niederauer found his calling early in life, and his talent was so evident that in only a few short years, he was making appearances on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Good Morning America, and The View. Most recently, he completed a two-year role in the Tony Award- Nominated production of School of Rock on Broadway.
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer has appeared and performed at some of music’s most celebrated events including NAMM, Mountain Jam, and the New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival. Living in New York has afforded Niederauer the opportunity to receive invites to play at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center. He also recently won Fernando Jones’ “Blues Kid of The Year” competition in Chicago.
In addition to bursting on to the music scene, Niederauer is primed to further pursue his passion for acting. He played the role of Bartholomew in the 2016 independent film Here Comes Rusty and he currently plays Vergil Overstreet in the new Spike Lee Netflix original series, She’s Gotta Have It, which premiered this past Thanksgiving. His March 31 show at Garcia’s will provide a fantastic opportunity to see one of our future’s rising stars honor one of the legends that inspired him to pursue his dreams.
Tickets are $15 advance and $20 day of show and can be purchased by calling Ticketfly at (877) 987-6487, ordering online at thecapitoltheatre.com, or visiting The Capitol Theatre Box Office at 149 Westchester Avenue, Port Chester, New York, Monday through Thursday from 2:00PM-6:00PM or Friday and Saturday from 12:00PM-6:00PM.
About Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre:
In partnership with the family of Jerry Garcia, The Capitol Theatre christened its adjoining venue as Garcia’s in honor of the late Grateful Dead guitarist and singer, Jerry Garcia, who counted the Port Chester, NY rock palace among his favorite venues in the country. The exclusive club features craft beers, wine and spirits by local producers. With a focus on community and a taste for musical exploration, Garcia’s hosts local and national bands weekly.
About The Capitol Theatre:
Designed by celebrated architect Thomas Lamb in 1926 and listed in The National Register of Historic Places, the Capitol is located 30 miles from NYC, accessible by I-95 and only one block from the Port Chester Metro North train station. The 2,000- capacity theater, known as “the original rock palace,’ showcased rock legends such as Black Sabbath, Chuck Berry, David Bowie, Derek and the Dominos, Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd, and The Rolling Stones. Jerry Garcia once called it his favorite venue, claiming “See, there’s only two theaters, man… that are set up pretty groovy all around for music and for smooth stage changes, good lighting and all that – the Fillmore and The Capitol Theatre. And those are the only two in the whole country.”
In 2012, the Capitol Theatre underwent a transformative renovation under the guidance of entrepreneur Peter Shapiro (Brooklyn Bowl, Lockn' Festival, the "Fare Thee Well" Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary stadium shows, music magazine Relix, FANS). Since then, The Capitol has hosted many of music’s most prominent performers including Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh, Ringo Starr, Ryan Adams, Skrillex, Snoop Dogg, The Strokes, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, and many more. The Capitol has also welcomed comedians like Kevin Hart and Amy Schumer. The New York Times raves: “A rock theater that looks and sounds as good as the Capitol is something to celebrate." Billboard agrees: “The lavishly decorated theater -- filled with mirrors, chandeliers and painstakingly restored detail -- looks absolutely stunning, and sounds even better."