Sun Mar 3, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

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Brady Rymer performs rockin’ music for kids and families. When not moonlighting as a member of The Laurie Berkner Band, Brady’s pop and rock regularly wins critical acclaim and national awards including three Children’s Grammy nominations.

Background

After a decade-long career with RCA Records jam band From Good Homes, recording and touring with acts from the Dave Matthews Band to Bob Dylan and Bob Weir’s Ratdog, Brady Rymer ventured into family music as he started his own family, releasing Good Morning, Gus in 2000.  Since then, he has released nine CDs, including 2017’s GRAMMY-nominated Press Play, 2014’s GRAMMY-nominated Just Say Hi! and the 2008 GRAMMY-nominated Here Comes Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could.  His most recent album, Revvin’ Up the Reindeer, is a sleighful of songs to celebrate the holidays, Little Band That Could style.

Rymer’s rootsy, accordion-laced pop and rock music regularly wins critical acclaim and national awards including three Children’s GRAMMY nominations as well as numerous Parents’ Choice Gold and NAPPA (National Parenting Publications) Gold Awards, and has garnered him a growing fan base of enthusiastic families. Together with his longtime bandmates in the Little Band That Could — outstanding players all, with backgrounds from Americana to Zydeco — he performs rockin’ live music for kids and families across the country at Performing Arts Centers, concert halls, clubs, outdoor festivals, schools and libraries.

Brady’s 2011 CD Love Me for Who I Am was inspired by his experience performing for and working with kids with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and related disorders, and celebrates kids of all abilities. He regularly performs sensory-friendly shows for audiences including children with special needs.

Brady’s original songs and recordings are included in HBO Family releases A Family Is A Family Is A Family: A Rosie O’Donnell Celebration and Don’t Divorce Me.

Brady serves on the Education Board of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the region’s musical heritage.

When he’s not playing with his own band, Brady plays bass guitar with the Laurie Berkner Band; he also performs a few select shows a year with his ‘grown-up’ band From Good Homes.  He lives on the North Fork of Long Island with his wife, Bridget, and two children Gus and Daisy.

Our Mission

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.

MPAC is grateful to the following donors whose major support helps to sustain the general operating needs of our organization:

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