Past Dates

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Bryan and the Aardvarks Album Release Show! - 7:30
1160 Broadway, 5th floor
New York, NY 10001
Price: $22

Bryan and the Aardvarks, at The Jazz Gallery, Thursday, April 27th, will be celebrating the release of their new album Sounds From The Deep Field, due out on Biophilia Records on April 28th. Featuring long time Aardvark super beasts Fabian Almazan on piano, Chris Dingman on vibes, Jesse Lewis on guitar and Joe Nero on drums!

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Bryan and the Aardvarks Featuring Charles Altura
115 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Bryan and the Aardvarks, at AS220, Providence, RI, Friday, April 7th, preview music from their forthcoming release Sounds From The Deep Field, due out on Biophilia Records on April 28th. Featuring the incredible Charles Altura on guitar, and long time Aardvark super beasts Fabian Almazan on piano, Chris Dingman on vibes, and Joe Nero on drums!

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Bryan and the Aardvarks featuring Charles Altura - 8:30pm-11:00pm
29 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
212 989 9319
Price: $10

Bryan and the Aardvarks, at Cornelia Street Cafe, Thursday, April 6th, preview music from their forthcoming release Sounds From The Deep Field, due out on Biophilia Records on April 28th. Featuring the incredible Charles Altura on guitar, and long time Aardvark super beasts Fabian Almazan on piano, Chris Dingman on vibes, and Joe Nero on drums!

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Rockwood Music Hall - 7pm
196 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002
212.477.4155
Price: FREE!

Bryan and the Aardvarks are back in the saddle again at Rockwood Music Hall!

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Rockwood Music Hall - midnight
196 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002
212.477.4155
Price: FREE!!!

Bryan and the Aardvarks make their triumphant return to Rockwood Music Hall.

Featuring:

Chris Dingman-vibes

Bryan Reeder-piano

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Bryan and the Aardvarks, Art Slope Festival - 8:30pm-9:30pm
58 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 622-3300
Price: TBD

Featuring:

Chris Dingman-vibes

Jesse Lewis-guitar

Bryan Copeland-bass

rest of band TBD

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Shapeshifter Lab
Bryan and the Aardvarks at ShapeShifter Lab, Novas Trio Album Release Show Double Bill - 8pm - 9pm
18 Whitehall pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
646-820-9452
Price: $10.00

Featuring:

Camila Meza-vocals

Fabian Almazan-piano

Chris Dingman-vibes

Jesse Lewis-guitar

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Chris' Jazz Cafe
Bryan and the Aardvarks at Chris' Jazz Cafe - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1421 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 568-3131

Bryan and the Aardvarks make their triumphant return to Chris' Jazz Cafe, in Philadelphia, PA.  Featuring:  Fabian Almazan - piano, Jesse Lewis - guitar, Bryan Copeland - bass, and Joe Nero - drums.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Bryan and the Aardvarks "Sounds From The Deep Field" at Firehouse 12
45 Crown St
New Haven, CT 06510
203.785.0468

 Bryan and the Aardvarks will be performing our new 6 movement suite "Sounds From The Deep Field," at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, CT.  This is an incredible space to go and hear some great music music.  I am honored to bring our pastoral shred to Connecticut!

Featuring:

Chris Dingman - vibes

Jesse Lewis - guitar

TBD - piano

Bryan Copeland - bass

Joe Nero - drums

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Bryan and the Aardvarks "Sounds From The Deep Field" at The Lily Pad - 9pm
Inman Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-388-1168
Price: $10

I am proud to announce that Bryan and the Aardvarks will be performing live at The Lily Pad, in Cambridge, MA!  We will be performing our recently recorded suite of music "Sounds From The Deep Field."

Featuring:

Chris Dingman - vibes

Jesse Lewis - guitar

TBD - piano

Bryan Copeland - bass

Joe Nero - drums

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Bryan and the Aardvarks "Sounds From The Deep Field" at An Die Musik, Baltimore - 8pm, and 9:30pm
407 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 385-2638
Price: $15-advanced, $18-door, $10-students

The "Sounds From The Deep Field," fall, northeast tour will be coming to the beautiful, not for profit theater, An Die Musik, in Baltimore, MD.  I would be thrilled if Aardvark fans will come out and share the love with us.

Featuring:

Chris Dingman-vibes,

Jesse Lewis-guitar

TBD-piano

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Aardvark Trio at Chris' - 8:00pm-midnight
1421 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 568-3131

This is a rare occasion for the Aardvarks to strip things down, and play this music as a trio.  It is the first trio date for us since 2009. Philly native Joe Nero makes his triumphant return back home.  We will feature the wonderful Julian Shore on the piano.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Shapeshifter Lab
Bryan and the Aardvarks at ShapeShifter Lab - 7:00 PM to 8:00PM
18 Whitehall pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
646-820-9452
Price: $10

Fresh off recording their forthcoming second album, Bryan and the Aardvarks make their triumphant return to ShapeShifter Lab!  Featuring Fabian Almazan - piano, Chris Dingman - vibes, Jesse Lewis - guitar,  Bryan Copeland - bass, and Joe Nero - drums.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Dupuy's Landing
Bryan and the Aardvarks at Dupuy's Landing Parlor Series - 3:00PM
433 w. 22nd st.
New York, NY 10011-2543
United States
646-770-0433
Price: Suggested donation

This is an exciting opportunity to play a very fresh new jazz series in Chelsea!  

We have a couple of very special guests, in Dayna Stephens - EWI, and Sam Harris - piano

Plus, all around Aardvarkian superheroes, Chris Dingman, Jesse Lewis, Joe Nero, and yours truly.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The Falcon
Bryan and the Aardvarks Live at the Falcon!!! - 7:00 PM
1348 Route 9W
Marlboro, NY 12542
United States
(845) 236-7970

I am extremely honored, and excited to be bringing the Aardvarks to The Falcon, one of the country's premiere jazz venues.  We will be performing my 2 brand new 3 movement suites.

Joining me will be my Aardvarkian brothers and sister:

Camila Meza-vocals

Fabian Almazan-piano

Chris Dingman-vibes

Jesse Lewis-guitar

Joe Nero-drums

yours truly-bass

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

The Jazz Gallery
Bryan and the Aardvarks at the Jazz Gallery - sets at 8:00PM, and 10:00PM
1160 Broadway 5th floor
New York, NY 10001
United States of America
646-494-3625
Price: $15

Bryan and the Aardvarks make their triumphant return to the Jazz Gallery, one of the world's finest jazz institutions.  The band will be debuting all new, very exciting material, featuring: Camila Meza-vocals, Chris Dingman-vibes, Glenn Zaleski-piano, Bryan Copeland-bass, and Joe Nero-drums.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Korzo Restaurant Brooklyn
Konceptions Jazz Series Presents Bryan and the Aardvarks - 10:30PM
667 5th ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
USA
718-285-9425

I'm thrilled to announce that The Aardvarks will be performing at the Korzo Konceptions Jazz Series!  Joining me will be special guest RUDY ROYSTON on drums!!! plus my musical brothers Chris Dingman, Fabian Almazan, and Jesse Lewis.  Over the last few years, Korzo has presented almost all of my favorite artist living in NYC.  It has become who's who, of the emerging NYC jazz artists.  It's a great honor to have my music included in this long list of inspiring musicians!

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Cornelia St. Cafe - 8:30pm-11:00pm
29 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
212 989 9319
Price: $20

Bryan and the Aardvarks are back for their follow up performance at Cornelia St. Cafe.  Featuring Aaron Parks-piano, Camila Meza-vocals, Chris Dingman-vibes, Jesse Lewis-guitar, Bryan Copeland-bass, and Joe Nero-drums.

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Bryan and the Aardvarks APAP Showcase - 11:30AM
33 West 60 Street, Floor 11
New York, NY 10023
(212) 258-9800.

Fully Altered Media APAP showcase, featuring Bryan and the Aardvarks.  Chris Dingman-vibes, Jesse Lewis-guitar, Julian Shore-piano, Bryan Copeland-bass, Joe Nero-drums, with special guest Camila Meza-vocals.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Shapeshifter Lab
Bryan and the Aardvarks at Featuring Camila Meza - 8pm
18 Whitehall pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
646-820-9452
Price: $15

I'm so excited to announce the Aardvarks will be performing with the amazing vocalist Camila Meza.  We will be joined by my musical brothers Fabian Almazan-piano, Chris Dingman-vibes, and Joe Nero-drums.  This is going to be a truly special performance!!!  We would love to see you there.

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Shapeshifter Lab
Bryan and the Aardvarks at Shapeshifter Lab - 7-8pm
18 Whitehall pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
646-820-9452

The Aardvarks make our debut performance at Shapeshifter Lab.  Featuring special guest Ryan Ferreira-guitar, and my musical brothers Fabian Almazan-piano, Chris Dingman-vibes, and Joe Nero-drums.  We appreciate all the love and support you all have given us, and I'd be honored to share this beautiful music with you.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Cornelia St. Cafe!!! - 8:30-10:45
29 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
212 989 9319
Price: $10 + 2 drink minimum

Jon Cowherd, one of my favorite pianists in jazz, will be joining us for a very special show at Cornelia St. Cafe!  It's is going to be extraordinary night of music, so please join us for, what promises to be an absolute blast!!!

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Bryan and the Aardvarks at the 55 Bar!!! - 6pm-9pm
55 Christopher St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 929-9883
Price: FREE!!!

I'm so excited to have the opportunity to bring the Aardvarks to the 55 Bar, one of my favorite venues in NYC!  If you come to the show, I'll hold a very special place in my heart for you!

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Joe's Pub!!! - 9:30pm-10:30pm
425 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 539-8770
Price: $15

I am so honored to bring our music to Joe's Pub!  This has long been one of my favorite music venues in all of New York.  This is going to be a very special show.  We need your support, in order to make a lasting impression.

Featuring:

Fabian Almazan-piano

Chris Dingman-vibes

Jesse Lewis-guitar

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Bryan and the Aardvarks at Sycamore Brooklyn! - 9:00pm-midnight
1118 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218
347 - 240 - 5850

Bryan and the Aardvarks return to Sycamore!  It's going to be an amazing night of great new music, soon to be featured on our up-coming record. 

Featuring:

Fabian Almazan-keys

Chris Dingman-vibes

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Culture Project Theater
2012 NYC Winter Jazzfest - 7:00pm
45 Bleecker St.
New York City, NY 10012
Uni
(212) 925-1806

It is such an amazing honor to be playing at the Winter Jazzfest.  There are over 70 artist, all of which, I respect a great deal.  It's such an awesome opportunity to catch so much incredible music in such a short amount of time, and in such a close proximity.

Featuring:

Fabian Almazan-piano/keys

Chris Dingman-vibraphone

Jesse Lewis-guitar

Bryan Copeland-bass

Joe Nero-drums

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Bryan and the Aardvarks - 9:30pm
1118 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218
347 - 240 - 5850
Price: free

It is so exciting to share our music with the folks at Sycamore.  With such a warm and intimate vibe, it's great place to feature our music.  We will be previewing the new music that is soon to be recorded for our next album.

Featuring:

Fabian Almazan-Keys

Chris Dingman-Vibes

Bryan Copeland-Bass

Joe Nero-Drums

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Bryan and the Aardvarks - 9:00pm
290 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013
Price: $15

I am incredibly honored to have the opportunity to bring our music to the Jazz Gallery.  It is one of top jazz venues any where in the world.  I am tremendously excited to play this music, which means so much to me, with my favorite musicians.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Past Shows

June 10, 2012

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Rockwood Music Hall

4pm-4:45pm

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

196 Allen Street (btwn. Houston and Stanton), NYC

http://www.rockwoodmusichall.com/

 

May 1st, 2011`

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Caffe Vivaldi

9:45-11:00pm

Fabian Almazan-Keys, Chris Dingman-Vibes, Bryan Copeland-

Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

32 Jones Sreet

Greenwich Village, Manhattan 10014

http://www.caffevivaldi.com

November 10th, 2011

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Caffe Vivaldi

7:15-8:15pm

Fabian Almazan-Keys, Chris Dingman-Vibes, Bryan Copeland-

Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

32 Jones Sreet

Greenwich Village, Manhattan 10014

http://www.caffevivaldi.com

 

December 7, 2011

Bryan and the Aardvarks

The Sidewalk Cafe

11:00-12:30

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

May 28, 2011

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Caffe Vivaldi

7:15-8:15pm

Fabian Almazan-Keys, Chris Dingman-Vibes, Bryan Copeland-

Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

32 Jones Sreet

Greenwich Village, Manhattan 10014

http://www.caffevivaldi.com

 

April 29, 2011

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Tea Lounge

sets at 9 and 10:30

Fabian Almazan-Keys, Chris Dingman - Vibes, Bryan Copeland - Upright Bass, Will Clark-Drums

837 Union Street

Brooklyn, New York 11215

http://www.tealoungeny.com/about 

 

March 19, 2011

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Tea Lounge

sets at 9 and 10:30

Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

837 Union Street

Brooklyn, New York 11215

http://www.tealoungeny.com/about 

 

December 23, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Tea Lounge

sets at 9 and 10:30

837 Union Street

Brooklyn, New York 11215

http://www.tealoungeny.com/about 

 

 

December 15, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

The Sidewalk Cafe

10:00-11:00

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

November 23, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Bowery Poetry Club

10pm-1:45am

308 Bowery, NYC

http://www.bowerypoetry.com

 

October 24, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Rockwood Music Hall

Midnight-12:45am

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

196 Allen Street (btwn. Houston and Stanton), NYC

http://www.rockwoodmusichall.com/

 

September 20, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Bar 4 (Brooklyn)

7:00pm - 9:00 pm

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

444 7th Avenue, Park Slope

http://bar4brooklyn.com/

 

July 15, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

The Sidewalk Cafe

11:00-12:30

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Sean Wayland-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

June 27, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

The Sidewalk Cafe

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

June 15, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

“R” Bar

Sam Harris-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

NY, NY

http://www.rbarnyc.com/

 

May 30,2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Goodbye blue mondays

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Joe Nero-Drums

Brooklyn

http://www.goodbyeblue.com/wordpress/

 

March 7, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Sidewalk Cafe

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

January 3, 2010

Bryan and the Aardvarks!

Sidewalk Cafe

Fabian Almazan-Keys,  Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

October 17, 2009

Bryan and the Aardvarks

Sidewalk Cafe

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys, Joe Nero-Drums,  Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

 

May 26th, 2009

Bryan and the Aardvarks

The Sidewalk Cafe

Chris Dingman-Vibes, Fabian Almazan-Keys,  Bryan Copeland-Upright Bass, Joe Nero-Drums

6th st. & Avenue A NYC

http://www.sidewalkmusic.net/sidewalkblog/?page_id=3

Catch our next live show

Cornelia Street Cafe 

29 Cornelia Street  

Thursday, April 6th, 8pm

 

For information, call:  

(212) 989-9319

 

Or visit:  

http://corneliastreetcafe.com

 

AS220

115 Empire St, Providence, RI

Friday, April 7th, 8pm

 

For information, call:  

(401) 831-9327

 

Or visit:  

https://as220.org/calendar/

 

The Jazz Gallery

1160 Broadway, 5th fl, New York, NY

Thursday, April 27th, 8pm

 

For information, call:  

(646) 494-3625

 

Or visit:  

http://jazzgallery.nyc

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