Brandon Manter is a multi instrumental musician-singer songwriter and producer.
His first EP "Off My Mind" was recorded at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville TN and released in 2019. The first track off the EP titled 'Crash And Burn', became a local fan favorite on Ocean 104.7 and 95.9 WATD. The EP then became nominated for Limelight Magazine's Music Awards "Solo Artist 'Album of the Year'" 2020. The EP caught the attention of Nashville producer Dean Miller of 'Dean Miller Entertainment'. The next singles were recorded at Beaird Music Group with the first song set to release October 11th, 2020.
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. His first public performance was at the 2014 Marshfield Fair with the band The Rebel Kellys. He went on to join a Rockabilly Band as a vocalist and guitarist and by 15 joined a Funk band as a vocalist, trumpeter, and keyboard player performing at venues such as The House Of Blues Boston. At 17 he began a solo career performing acoustic shows and continued writing/producing his own music and videos online. Brandon rapidly gained attention for his superb acoustic shows and dynamic street performances.
What I can provide for you
As an acoustic solo act Brandon has a wide range of original music. As for covers he specializes in whats most current in the top 40 pop and country playlists. He also includes top 40 pop and country hits from every decade as far back as the 50s! He can also play a variety of folk and indie tunes as well. With a set list of 200 + songs and growing there isn't much he can't take on request. He gladly will take almost any audience request as well, usually being able to learn the songs on the spot!
Limelight Magazine Music Awards 'Album of the Year(solo artist)' nominee 2020
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
Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade/Solo entertainer 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. Celebrate Greater Plymouth performing artist.
SHOWS--The House of Blues Boston, Patriot Place Summer Stage, Foxborough, Popponesset Marketplace, Wellfleet Pearl, Sagamore Inn, Mirabeau Pine Hills private event, The Inn at Mattapoisett, Jack’s Falmouth, Alden Court Fairhaven, Golden Dragon, Cannoli's Restaurant, Royal Garden, Full Sail, Speedwell, Scenic Park Buzzards Bay, Lost Dog Orleans, Dino’s, Biltmore Bar and Grille, 1620 Winery-Wedding, Pocasset Golf Club, Anglers Club Osterville, Southers Marsh Golf Club, Shenanigans, Gateway Tavern, BBs Restaurant, Stonebridge Bistro. Buzzards Bay Tavern, Stomping Grounds Grille, The Bog Pub, Parrot Bar and Grille, Trowbridge Tavern-fundraiser, Butterfly Boutique-Private event Bournedale, Full Sail, Ellis Haven Campground, The Driftwood Publick House, Sand Castle Lounge, kkaties Burger Bar, 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, Chelos, Quahog Republic's Captains Den, Shanty Rose, Craic Irish Pub Quincy, Middle Ground Grill, Weymouth.
I have been featured with the following bands-- The Wreckage, Wut It Iz, Plastic Angels(formerly Angry Ginger), The Rebel Kelly’s, Jody Moore Band, Daddy O Rockabilly. Mark Ewas Odyssey/Black Vines 2016-2018
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