Brandon Manter is a multi instrumental musician-singer songwriter playing guitar, keyboard and trumpet. He writes and produces his own music from his small studio in Bourne MA.
His first EP infinity was released in 2017. His second EP "Off My Mind" was recorded at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville TN with producer Drew Carroll and released in 2019.
Brandon's musical ability stems from his family roots in Eastern Kentucky. He began to take an interest in music at the age of 10 playing the trumpet,guitar and piano. At 14 he began vocal lessons and began performing cover shows. Brandon's first public performance was with The Rebel Kellys at the 2014 Marshfield Fair. He went on to join the Daddy-O Rockabilly Band as a vocalist and guitarist. At 15, Brandon joined a Funk band, The Mark Ewas Odyssey(The Black Vines), as a vocalist, trumpeter, and keyboard player performing at venues such as The House Of Blues Boston. At 17 he bagan to focus on his solo acoustic shows, writing and producing his own music and videos on Youtube. His two singles "Crash and Burn" and his demo "Off My Mind" have been aired on Ocean 104.7 The Cheap Seats. "Crash and Burn" has been aired on 95.9 WATD Almost Famous and Twighlight Showcase. Brandon is well known for his dynamic street performances in Plymouth MA and for his unique vocal quality and superb delivery of multi genre music such as pop, rock, classic country, country rock, rockabilly, folk, and Irish Traditional.
Steeple Street Music Academy Mash-ville 2019 songwriting finalist
Celebration of Music Boston Talent Search Finalist and
Performance at Wilbur Theater Boston with Ethan Bortnick April 2018
Ocean104.7 Spotlight Artist-Cheap Seats with Cat Wilson (debut single 'Off My Mind') and "Crash and Burn" 2018, "Crash and Burn" WATD Almost Famous, Twighlight Showcase 2019
Inebri-art podcast-Featured Guest
Plymouth Youth Center-Winter Fest 2017
Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade festivities. Solo entertainer at Pilgrim Memorial Amphitheater 2017
The National Cemetery Bourne--sounding echo taps for ceremonies Memorial Day, National POW/MIA Recognition Day, military funeral honors, singing National Anthem. Bourne Civil War Memorial Rededication ceremony.
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority--sole performing artist 2015-2019
Plymouth Chamber of Commerce 1st Saturday-- The Hotel 1620, Martinis Restaurant, The Full Sail, Pilgrim’s Progress, ZsaZsa Boutique, Something for your Dust, Eastern Bank, Main St Market Place,Exchange,Style Unlimited, Main Stage Plymouth,Court House Green,Craft Beer Cellar 2015-2019
Plymouth Bay Cultural District-- First Annual Arts and Music entertainer, Public Arts Fundraiser sole performing artist New World Tavern. 2017 Mayflower Society House 2018.
Acoustic Shows--Shenanigans, Gateway Tavern, BBs Restaurant Wareham, Stonebridge Bistro Onset. Buzzards Bay Tavern, Stomping Grounds Grille, The Bog Pub, Bourne Parrot Bar and Grille, Cataumet, Pocasset Golf Club-- fundraiser, Trowbridge Tavern-fundraiser, Butterfly Boutique-Private event Bournedale, Full Sail, Ellis Haven Campground, The Driftwood Publick House, Sand Castle Lounge, kkaties Burger Bar Mirabeau Pine Hills private event, Moose Lodge-fundraiser--Plymouth, Adams Center Kingston, Peters Pond Resort Sandwich, Silver Shores Shanty, Flynnies Bar 3, Falmouth, Cotuit Federated Church Crafters Fair 2016, Fishermens view, Sandwich, Chelos, Smithfield, Quahog Republic's Captains Den Plymouth and Onset, Shanty Rose, Craic Irish Pub Quincy, Middle Ground Grill, Weymouth, The Biltmore Bar and Grille, Newton.
Assisted Living Memory show--Waterstone Assisted Living Wellesley, Cape Cod Nursing Home Buzzards Bay, Council on aging Plymouth
I have been featured with the following bands The Wreckage, Wut It Iz,--vocals, trumpet Plastic Angels(formerly Angry Ginger) vocals, guitar, The Rebel Kelly’s Marshfield Fair, vocals, guitar.
I have been a vocalist and guitarist for Daddy-O Rockabilly Band -- The Inn at Mattapoisett, Jack’s Falmouth, Alden Court Fairhaven-2015
I have been a vocalist, trumpeter, and keyboardist for The Black Vines formerly( The Mark Ewas Odyssey Dance Band) with performances at The House of Blues Boston, Golden Dragon, Cannoli's Restaurant--Weymouth, Royal Garden--Kingston, Full Sail, Speedwell--Plymouth, Scenic Park Buzzards Bay, Lost Dog Orleans, Shenanigans Wareham, Dino’s Mashpee. 2015-2017
I also perform for many charitable organizations--Hoxie Arts Center, Sagamore, Homeless for the Holidays--Buzzards Bay, Peace for Ponies, no place for hate and Homless For The Holidays charity recogonized by the New England Patriots