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Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

Saturday • June 1 • 7:45 pm • Bud Light Stage

Fifteen-year-old Brandon Niederauer, nicknamed “Taz” for his ferocious guitar playing, is living proof that dreams really do come true. Having performed in some of the most legendary venues in America with many of the most prominent musicians of our time, the young guitarist, singer, and songwriter has already earned himself quite the reputation.

It all started at eight years old, when Brandon watched the movie School of Rock. Already inspired by his father’s record collection, Brandon instantly realized he was destined to play guitar. From that moment on, his guitar rarely left his hands. Just four years later, Brandon was cast in the principal role of guitarist “Zack Mooneyham” in the Tony Award-nominated Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway production, School of Rock the Musical.

Based in New York City, Brandon has had the opportunity to play with many of his musical idols. In recent years, he’s shared the stage with multiple members of the Allman Brothers Band, including Gregg AllmanDerek TrucksWarren HaynesButch Trucks, and Oteil Burbridge, as well as a variety of other notable musicians, including Buddy Guy, Stevie NicksLady GagaSlashJon BatisteDweezil ZappaEric GalesGeorge Clinton & Parliament FunkadelicDr. JohnGary Clark Jr.Col. Bruce HamptonEric KrasnoGeorge Porter Jr.Robert RandolphKarl DensonDoug Wimbish, andJohn Popper. He has also performed with Tedeschi Trucks BandThe String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGeeThe RevivalistsDumpstaphunkBlackberry SmokeGalactic, and countless other bands.

Since making his national television debut on The Ellen DeGeneres Show at just ten years old, Brandon has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertGood Morning America, and The View.

In 2018, Brandon reunited with Andrew Lloyd Webber, performing in January with Sarah Brightman at The Phantom of the Opera’s 30th Anniversary celebration, and in April alongside Sara BareillesAlice Cooper, and John Legend in NBC’s live broadcast production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Brandon is currently featured in Spike Lee’s Netflix series,She’s Gotta Have It, and performs concerts for audiences across the country and around the world.

n watched the movie School of Rock. Already inspired by his father’s record collection, Brandon instantly realized he was destined to play guitar. From that moment on, his guitar rarely left his hands. Just four years later, Brandon was cast in the principal role of guitarist “Zack Mooneyham” in the Tony Award-nominated Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway production, School of Rock the Musical.

Based in New York City, Brandon has had the opportunity to play with many of his musical idols. In recent years, he’s shared the stage with multiple members of the Allman Brothers Band, including Gregg AllmanDerek TrucksWarren HaynesButch Trucks, and Oteil Burbridge, as well as a variety of other notable musicians, including Buddy Guy, Stevie

NicksLady GagaSlashJon BatisteDweezil ZappaEric GalesGeorge Clinton & Parliament FunkadelicDr. JohnGary Clark Jr.Col. Bruce HamptonEric KrasnoGeorge Porter Jr.Robert RandolphKarl DensonDoug Wimbish, andJohn Popper. He has also performed with Tedeschi Trucks BandThe String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGeeThe RevivalistsDumpstaphunkBlackberry SmokeGalactic, and countless other bands.

Since making his national television debut on The Ellen DeGeneres Show at just ten years old, Brandon has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertGood Morning America, and The View.

In 2018, Brandon reunited with Andrew Lloyd Webber, performing in January with Sarah Brightman at The Phantom of the Opera’s 30th Anniversary celebration, and in April alongside Sara BareillesAlice Cooper, and John Legend in NBC’s live broadcast production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Brandon is currently featured in Spike Lee’s Netflix series,She’s Gotta Have It, and performs concerts for audiences across the country and around the world

General Admission

General Admission wristbands allow admission to the festival for all nights. Children 10 and under are admitted free with an adult.

Reserved Star Seating

Reserved Star Seating is your ticket to both the 7pm and 9:30pm shows, up close and near the action in a stadium-style seating venue!

Club Riverbend

Celebrate Riverbend as a VIP! Club Riverbend is an exclusive member’s only area located on the Chattanooga City Pier with multiple amenities.