Ricky Brennan Jr.

Why book Ricky Brennan Jr.?

Ricky's varied song selection includes classic rock, 80s, 90s alternative, oldies, classic country, folk, contemporary - and just about anything in between.

As one of the founding members of Wheat, Ricky recorded three internationally released albums, toured the US & Europe numerous times, and performed on national TV shows such as NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Last Call with Carson Daly. Wheat also contributed to soundtracks for a number of major television and film soundtracks, including Cameron Crowe's 'Elizabethtown'.

Ricky has also played with a number of acclaimed local cover bands, such as View From Here, Brick Park, The Dots, Headspace, Heat, and Reminisce.

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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English
  • Unions: AFM

Overview

Ricky's varied song selection includes classic rock, 80s, 90s alternative, oldies, classic country, folk, current pop/rock - and just about anything in between.

With nearly years of professional experience, Ricky is a seasoned entertainer with a unique ability to adapt his song selections to suit the crowd and venue. Known for taking odd requests on the fly, audiences can expect to be impressed and pleasantly surprised by his versatility and repertoire.

Additional Booking Notes

Set up time: 30 mins.
PA: Can accommodate small, medium and large sized rooms.

Past Booked Events

08/08/12 Jockey Club Raynham, MA
04/26/12 Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
02/28/12 The Next Page Weymouth, MA (on bass with Heat)
02/23/12 Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
02/22/12 President's Rock Club
02/09/12 Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
01/05/12 Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
12/28/11 Steve's Backstage Pass Taunton, Ma

Ricky Brennan Jr.

Ricky was one of the founding members of internationally acclaimed band Wheat, from 1996-2004. He contributed to Wheat's first three albums, 'Medeiros' (Sugar Free 1997), 'Hope and Adams' (Sugar Free/City Slang 1999), and 'Per Second, Per Second .. Every Second' (Aware/Columbia 2003). His tenure with the band included numerous tours across the US, Europe and Canada, and national TV appearances including NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Last Call with Carson Daly.
Ricky also had a band called Duresse, who self-released a 7 song EP 'Elate' in 2005.

As a songwriter, Ricky has contributed to songs featured in major films and tv shows, including Cameron Crowe's 'Elizabethtown'.

Over the years, Ricky has also bounced around with various Boston-area cover bands, including the Dots, Reminisce, and HeadSpace.

Currently you can find him performing solo around the Greater Boston & South Shore areas on a regular basis. He also recently became the bassist for South Shore based cover band Heat .

The team providing the talent:

Ricky Brennan Jr.

Singer, guitarist, bassist

Set List

Selections include:
Classic Country (Willie nelson, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams)
Oldies (Elvis, Motown, 50s/60s)
60s rock/pop/folk (Beatles, Stones, Dylan, CSN)
70s classic rock (Tom Petty, Bad Company, The Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Bowie)
80s (John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, BIly Idol, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Prince, George Michael)
90s alt rock (Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Weezer)
2000s & Current (Kings of Leon, Mumford & Sons, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, U2)

Influences & Inspiration

Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Billy Joel, David Bowie, Neil Young, CSN, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, STP, U2, The Cars

Setup Requirements

Electrical hookup

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