107.1 the Peak’s 14th Birthday Show

w/ Special Guests: Mainland & Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

Wednesday, May 16th
Capitol Theatre in Port Chester

107.1 the Peak’s 14th Birthday Show:
Moon Taxi
w/ Special Guests:
Mainland
&
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

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Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
DOORS: 7PM | MUSIC: 8PM
The Capitol Theatre
149 Westchester Ave in Port Chester, NY
Tickets Starting at $35*

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More About Moon Taxi: 
The five- piece band hailing from Nashville has released three albums: Cabaret (2012), Mountains Beaches Cities (2013) and Daybreaker (2015). They have appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers and Conan. Their music has also been featured in multiple commercial and TV placements, including BMW, Nashville, MLB, NFL and HBO Sports to name a few. A festival favorite, the band has performed at Bonnaroo, Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Hangout Festival, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Outside Lands and more. Daybreaker was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville and produced by Jacquire King (Kings Of Leon, Modest Mouse, Tom Waits, James Bay). Moon Taxi’s latest album, Let the Record Play (2018), was released earlier this year.

 

w/ Special Guests:
Mainland

More About Mainland: 
Combining New York grit with California pop sensibilities, Mainland crafted catchy garage and post-punk ditties with a clever eye toward ’80s new wave, ’90s alternative, and the sonic aesthetic of the early-aughts “The” bands. Formed by three friends from California — Jordan Topf on vocals and guitar, Corey Mullee on guitar and synths, and Alex Pitta on bass — Mainland made their base in Brooklyn and soaked up the vibes from direct (and indirect) influences like the Velvet Underground, the Strokes, and Interpol. Their debut EP (with former drummer Dylan Longstreet), Girls Unknown, was released in 2013. However, it wasn’t until their 2014 EP, Shiner, that the band’s vision started to develop. A blistering four-song set, the EP (named after their preferred Texan brew, Shiner Bock) was recorded in Austin, Texas, with Spoon’s Jim Eno. Even though they weren’t in the city, the New York sound permeated each track with jagged riffs, head-bobbing beats, and disaffected vocals that would make Julian Casablancas proud. After signing with 300 Entertainment, they recorded a follow-up EP, Outcast, inspired by British new wave and released in late 2015. Produced by Kevin Augunas (Cold War Kids, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes) at the former Sound City Studios, Outcast included exuberant singalongs and a funky, jagged strut on tracks like “Fading Friends” and “Not as Cool as You.” After tours with Marianas Trench and Jukebox the Ghost in early 2016, Mainland delivered a spate of new singles beginning with the hooky singalong “Beggars” followed quickly by peppier offerings like “Permission Slip,” “Empty Promises,” and “Dummy Test.” Remaining relatively quiet during the front half of 2017, the band returned in September with another single, “I Found God.”

Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

 

More About Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Fourteen-year-old guitarist Brandon Niederauer is living proof that dreams really do come true. Having played in the most legendary rooms in America with some of the most prominent musicians of our time, the young guitarist/singer/ songwriter has built up quite the reputation in the music world, welcoming the nickname DzTazdzamongst fans and peers alike. It started when Brandon watched the movie School of Rock at eight-years-old. Also inspired by his father’s record collection, he instantly realized he wanted to play guitar. Four years later, he was cast as the principle role of guitarist DzZack Mooneyhamdz in the Tony Award- nominated Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway production, School of Rock the Musical at the Winter Garden Theatre. Living in New York City welcomes great opportunity for Brandon to play with some of his most idolized musicians. He’s had the brilliant experiences of playing with members of the Allman Brothers Band including Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, and Oteil Burbridge, as well as other notable musicians such as Buddy Guy, Stevie Nicks, Lady Gaga, Slash, Jon Batiste, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Gales, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Dr. John, Otis Taylor, Gary Clark Jr., Col. Bruce Hampton, Eric Krasno, George Porter Jr., Robert Randolph, Karl Denson, Doug Wimbish, John Popper and countless others. He has also played with Umphrey’s McGee, Scorpions, Dumpsaphunk, The Revivalists, Galactic, and so many more.

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