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 .
Ricky Brennan Jr.: Singer, guitarist, bassist
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
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 30 - 180 minutes
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.
Set up time: 30 mins.
PA: Can accommodate small, medium and large sized rooms.
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)
Past Booked Dates:
08-08-2012 — Jockey Club Raynham, MA
04-26-2012 — Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
02-28-2012 — The Next Page Weymouth, MA (on bass with Heat)
02-23-2012 — Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
02-22-2012 — President's Rock Club
02-09-2012 — Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
01-05-2012 — Jockey Club Raynham, Ma
12-28-2011 — Steve's Backstage Pass Taunton, Ma
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Bar/Lounge, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Fair, Festival, Private Party, Studio Session, Wedding Reception
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