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Shows & Events:

Aug21

Bryan Gallo live at Corey Creek Tap Room’s Twilight Series

Corey Creek Tap Room, 45470 NY-25, Southold, NY 11971

On Thursday, August 21st, Bryan will be performing songs he’s written and many he wishes he had at The Tap Room at Corey Creek in Southold, NY. This show is part of Corey Creek Tap Room’s Twilight Series, which runs through the Summer and showcases the talent of New York based musical talents. Wine will be wine and craft beer available to purchase (for those 21+) and “small plate” foods available as well.

Bryan will be performing from 5-9pm on the outdoor patio, which allows for a perfect view of the the evening’s sunset. (The show will be moved indoors in the case of inclement weather.)

All Ages (Must be 21+ to purchase and consume alcohol) / Free Admission

For more info please visit: www.bedellcellars.com/the-tap-room/

Aug23

Bryan Gallo live at Flo's Luncheonette

Flo's Luncheonette (Blue Point), 302 Middle Rd. , Blue Point, NY

On Thursday August 23rd, Bryan Gallo will be performing at the historic Flo's Luncheonette in Blue Point, NY.

The Original Flo's Luncheonette (located on the corner of Middle Rd. and Corey Ave.) is a registered landmark in the state of New York and its famous Toasted Sandwiches overlooking Corey Beach have been part of Long Island Summer tradition for over 90 years.

Bryan will be performing three sets of songs he's written and many he wishes he had at this outdoor venue from 5-8pm. (Weather permitting). This is an all ages event, and no cover is required.

http://www.flosfamous.com/locations/blue-point/

Aug24

Bryan Gallo live at C'est Cheese

C'est Cheese, 216 Main St., Port Jefferson, NY

On Friday August 24th, come hear Bryan Gallo perform songs he's written and many he wishes he had in an intimate French bistro style atmosphere at C'est Cheese in Port Jefferson, NY.

A multitude of meal selections featuring cheeses from around the world, along with great craft beer & wines available. All ages welcome.

www.cestcheesepj.com

Aug30

Bryan Gallo live at Flo's Luncheonette of Blue Point

Flo's Luncheonette (Blue Point), 302 Middle Rd. , Blue Point, NY

On Thursday August 30th, Bryan Gallo will be performing at the historic Flo's Luncheonette in Blue Point, NY.

The Original Flo's Luncheonette (located on the corner of Middle Rd. and Corey Ave.) is a registered landmark in the state of New York and its famous Toasted Sandwiches overlooking Corey Beach have been part of Long Island Summer tradition for over 90 years.

Bryan will be performing three sets of songs he's written and many he wishes he had at this outdoor venue from 5-8pm. (Weather permitting). This is an all ages event, and no cover is required.

http://www.flosfamous.com/locations/blue-point/

Sep1

Bryan Gallo live at Harmony Vineyards

Harmony Vineyards, 169 Harbor Rd , Head Of The Harbor, NY

On Saturday September 1st, come hear Bryan perform songs he's written and many he wishes he had at Harmony Vineyard in St. James, NY. Bryan will be performing several sets from 2-5 pm outdoors facing the beautiful vineyard rows if the weather allows, or inside the vineyard's historic farmhouse if the weather is not ideal. This is an all ages show, and requires no cover charge. For more info, visit www.harmonyvineyards.com

Sep2

Bradstock XXV

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, 2 Chet Swezey, Center Moriches, NY

On Sunday September 2nd, Bryan will be performing as part of the lineup for Bradstock XXV. Bradstock is a yearly music festival that occurs on Labor Day weekend at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck in Center Moriches, NY focusing on good times, good vibes, and raising money for charitable causes. Bryan will be performing a solo set kicking off the festivities at the Acoustic Stage at 12:00pm.

All Ages allowed! For full information, including ticket prices, directions, and the festival lineup, please visit: www.bradstock.org

Sep9

Bryan Gallo live at Harmony Vineyards

Harmony Vineyards, 169 Harbor Rd , Head Of The Harbor, NY

On Sunday September 9th, come hear Bryan perform songs he's written and many he wishes he had at Harmony Vineyard in St. James, NY. Bryan will be performing several sets from 2-5 pm outdoors facing the beautiful vineyard rows if the weather allows, or inside the vineyard's historic farmhouse if the weather is not ideal. This is an all ages show, and requires no cover charge. For more info, visit www.harmonyvineyards.com

Sep16

Bryan Gallo live at Clovis Point Vineyard

Clovis Point Vineyard & Winery, 1935 Main Rd., Jamesport, NY

On Sunday September 16th , Bryan Gallo will perform songs he's written and plenty he wishes he had at Clovis Point Vineyard in Jamesport, N.Y. Clovis Point is one of Long Island Wine Country's most scenic venues with excellent award winning wine.

Picnicking is allowed, so feel free to bring whatever foods you think would go best with Clovis' wines and Bryan's tunes. (No coolers are allowed. Please consult Clovis Point's website for full rules and guildelines.)

Show starts at 1:30 p.m. and is all ages.

www.clovispointwines.com

Sep18

Bryan Gallo + his Band at Looney Tunes Music + More

Looney Tunes Music + More, 31 Brookvale Ave, West Babylon, NY

On Tuesday September 18th, Bryan will be performing a full band show at one of Long Island's premire record stores, Looney Tunes Music + More as part of their Local Band Nights. This show is free to attend and is all ages. Doors at 6pm, Bryan + his Band's set at appx 6:45.

Sep23

Bryan Gallo live at Harmony Vineyards

Harmony Vineyards, 169 Harbor Rd , Head Of The Harbor, NY

On Sunday September 23rd, come hear Bryan perform songs he's written and many he wishes he had at Harmony Vineyard in St. James, NY. Bryan will be performing several sets from 2-5 pm outdoors facing the beautiful vineyard rows if the weather allows, or inside the vineyard's historic farmhouse if the weather is not ideal. This is an all ages show, and requires no cover charge. For more info, visit www.harmonyvineyards.com

Sep29

Bryan Gallo live at The Bellmore Bean

Bellmore Bean Cafe, 2718 Grand Avenue , Bellmore, New York 11710

On Saturday September 29th, Bryan will be performing at The Bellmore Bean in Bellmore, NY. The Bellmore Bean is a cozy cafe with a "coffee house" vibe, focusing on serving up a variety of caffeinated beverages, delectable desserts, and selection of various craft beers & wine.

Bryan will be performing several sets of his own songs along with cover versions of some of his favorite songs written by others beginning at 8pm.

http://bellmorebeancafe.wixsite.com/bellmorebeancafe

Oct21

Bryan Gallo live at Clovis Point Vineyard

Clovis Point Vineyard & Winery, 1935 Main Rd., Jamesport, NY

On Sunday October 21st, Bryan Gallo will perform songs he's written and plenty he wishes he had at Clovis Point Vineyard in Jamesport, N.Y. Clovis Point is one of Long Island Wine Country's most scenic venues with excellent award winning wine.

Picnicking is allowed, so feel free to bring whatever foods you think would go best with Clovis' wines and Bryan's tunes. (No coolers are allowed. Please consult Clovis Point's website for full rules and guildelines.)

Show starts at 1:30 p.m. and is all ages.

www.clovispointwines.com

Nov24

Bryan Gallo live at Clovis Point Vineyard

Clovis Point Vineyard & Winery, 1935 Main Rd., Jamesport, NY

On Saturday November 24th , Bryan Gallo will perform songs he's written and plenty he wishes he had at Clovis Point Vineyard in Jamesport, N.Y. Clovis Point is one of Long Island Wine Country's most scenic venues with excellent award winning wine.

Picnicking is allowed, so feel free to bring whatever foods you think would go best with Clovis' wines and Bryan's tunes. (No coolers are allowed. Outside food will not be permitted if a food truck is present that day. Please consult Clovis Point's website for full rules and guildelines.)

Show starts at 1:30 p.m. and is all ages.

www.clovispointwines.com

Dec8

Bryan Gallo + his Band live at Tilles Center For The Performing Arts' Atrium Space (Opening for Dennis DeYoung)

Tilles Center For The Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd, Greenvale, NY

On Saturday December 8th, Bryan will be performing a full band show at The Tilles Center for The Performing Arts in Greenvale, NY. Bryan and his band will be performing the Tilles Center's Atrium at 6:45pm before Dennis DeYoung (of Styx fame) takes the main stage.

Bryan's set is free to attend, but of course it is suggested that you check out Dennis DeYoung performing the songs he wrote and popularized with the legendary Rock band Styx.

Full details for the the theater portion of the show can be found at: http://tillescenter.org/event/dennisdeyoung/

The B.G. Blog Spot

Some thoughts on where Music has taken me, both in Body and Mind.  

As I was sitting down to do some desk work yesterday on the evening I returned from performing a private wedding event up in the Catskills Mountains in Big Indian, NY, I had a lot of thoughts on my mind and felt the need to write them out.  I was able to, and wanted to share them all with you here:

On my way to the venue, I passed through Woodstock, and saw the sign for the Levon Helm Memorial Highway, which was dedicated to him shortly after he had passed away. When I got to the venue in Big Indian, I couldn't help but be taken back by the beauty and peace of mind I was able to gather deep in the mountain ranges of Upstate NY. I thought to myself that this was probably the same thoughts that the members of The Band had when they holed up in Big Pink with Bob Dylan over in Saugherties in the late 60's to create some of the most iconic recordings in Rock history. Levon included. 

Part of my setlist for the cocktail hour I performed was "Atlantic City" (penned by Bruce Springsteen) and "I Shall Be Released" (penned by Bob Dylan). These are both songs that The Band had recorded, and Levon sang lead on the recording for "Atlantic City". I happened to sing both back to back during my set because I did them both in the key of A with the capo on the second fret, so it made sense in terms of keeping tuning changes to a minimum. When I was half way through singing "I Shall Be Released", I realized the connection of both songs as I stared right into a line of trees that seemed limitless in their reach up into the uninterrupted blue sky.   

I got lost in those thoughts, and got taken back to a time when I went to one of the Midnight Rambles at Levon's barn (back in 2010 or so) shortly after he had returned from treatment for his throat cancer. I sat in a seat that was so close to him, that I was able to rest the edge of my feet on his drum riser and hear the crack of his snare right in my ear. He didn't sing much because of his illness (he sang a few verses here and there) but his joyous spirit filled the whole room. There was an announcement before the show that Levon would not be signing autographs or anything of the like afterward, but I got up at the end of that show and called over to him a few feet from me to say, "Thank you for the music, Levon!" And he put his hand out to me to shake it and replied in his signature Southern rhasp, "Thank you, son!" A few years later, Levon passed away due to the complications from his illness, but we all thankfully still have the music he created, and I'll never forget that special moment I had at "The Barn".   

 

As I re-centered my thoughts and came back to where I was, staring at the lyrics of "I Shall Be Released" on the page in front of me, I couldn't help but feel a bit emotional but made sure I kept my voice from cracking as there was a job to be done and people to entertain. I suppose the whole point of me sharing this anecdote is that Music is a wonderful thing that can take us places both mentally and physically. I'm so grateful for the musical experiences I've had in my life thus far as without them, I'd be a shell of the person I am today. I hope they never end, and I wish everyone else out there the chance to come across some magical, musical moments in their lives as well.  

-Bryan

Black Friday Digital Discounts! + More cool deals!  

Hey erryone, 

So the Holiday season is officially here.  It's now o.k. to listen to all the Christmas music your red and green heart desires.  Tis the season to buy gifts for others, and if you'd like, for yourself as well!  

If you haven't had the chance to purchase a copy of my debut album The Party Guest either digitally or as a physical CD, never fear!  I've decided to run some cool Black Friday/Small Business Saturday//"Hey It's The Holidays" sales.  

If you're looking to download a digital version of the album, you can head on over to my Bandcamp page or over at CD Baby and snag it for the special limited Holiday price of $5.  

If you're looking for a physical copy of the album and won't be at a show of mine anytime soon, you can order via CD Baby as well, and they are offering $0.01 shipping from Monday Dec 01 - Wednesday Dec 03.  If you happen to make it out to a show of mine this weekend, I'll have plenty of physical copies on me and will be offering them for a discounted rate.  The CD's make perfect stocking stuffers, gifts for music lovers, or may even look great on your Christmas tree! 

Happy Holidays all, and hope to see ya soon! 
-Bryan

The Party Guest turns One Month Old + Other Cool News & Shows! 

Hey erryone,

Today is November 23rd, and marks one full month since The Party Guest was officially released.  The release show at The Patchogue Theater For The Performing Arts with my buddies Butchers Blind & Mick Hargreaves was a great success.  I've been keeping the ball rolling by playing a lot of cool shows, going to see some cool shows and spreading the word, and all of the other cool work that comes along with being an independent singer/songwriter.  If you haven't picked up a copy of the album, physical or digital, there's still plenty to go around.  I always have copies for sale at shows, and a fancy Sharpie if you'd like it personalized!  Also, the album is available at CD Baby in both physical and digital formats, at my Bandcamp page as high-end digital files, and over at iTunes digitally for you folks who enjoy Apples.  

The CD is also available at a fantastic coffee shop that's close to my home base, Tend Coffee.  Tend is located in Shirley, NY and they serve 100% certified organic coffees that are roasted on the premises.  They're a great small independent local business who also happens to support other independent locals, and that I can surely dig.  Be sure to stop in Tend if you're ever in the area, and to keep an eye out for The Party Guest in other brick and mortar stores soon.  




As I mentioned the album will be available at shows, and I've got some cool ones coming up this Thanksgiving Weekend:

Friday Nov. 28th at C'est Cheese - Port Jefferson, NY - 7pm
Saturday Nov. 29th at Hoptron Brewtique - Patchogue, NY - 2pm
Sunday Nov. 30th at Tend Coffee w/ special guest Joyce Sobanski - Shirley, NY - 3pm

As always, thank you for your support and for spreading the word!  I'll see ya'll soon at a show or sometime soon enough down the road!

-Bryan

Bryan Gallo's debut album The Party Guest has arrived!  

Hey erryone!

Today is the day that I thought would never come, but it's officially here!  My debut album, The Party Guest, is now officially released!  

I'll be celebrating with a release show at The Patchogue Theater's Live In The Lobby series tonight with PLENTY of physical CD copies for sale along with cool T-Shirts as well!  I'll be backed by Butchers Blind, who served as the backing band on the entirety of the album.  Also appearing and performing is Chris J. Connolly who is currently support his single "Million Colours" from his very own soon to be released debut album.  

(The Danelectro 12 String pictured here will not be available for sale at the release show, but will be available to hear as I'll be "plugging in" for the first time in several years.  Prepare yourself for some jingle-Jangle!) 


For those of you who can't make it to the show to purchase a hot-off-the-presses CD, you can find the album for sale over at my Bandcamp page or for you Apple fanatics it seems as if it's already gone live on iTunes as well!  I'm still trying to figure out when and where it should be for sale in a physical medium via CD Baby & Amazon (should be pretty soon) but if you'd really like to get your hands on a CD copy and are not able to attend the release show or won't be at a performance of mine in the near future, feel free to send me an E-mail via this webpage and we'll make it happen!  

I'm so excited to be able to share these 11 songs with you all.  This album has literally been years in the making, and Pete Mancini (of Butchers Blind) did a great job producing the album & Mick Hargreaves did an awesome job capturing our sounds via his Lantern Sound Recording Rig.  If you like what you hear, please be sure to spread the word and tell a friend or two.  I'm an independent artist without a record label, so the support from great people such as yourselves is priceless and highly appreciated.  

Thank you so much, and happy listening!  

-Bryan
 

Streaming advanced preview of The Party Guest is up now!  

Hey erryone,

So because I couldn't contain my excitement much longer, and I'm so psyched for The Party Guest album release show  this Thursday (10/23) at The Patchogue Theater's Live In The Lobby, I figured I'd allow everyone to hear a preview of the album before its official release!  We (me and the Butchers Blind guys) will be playing the album in full, from "Amber Lynn" all the way to "The Party Guest" the night of the show.  Streaming the album ahead of time is a great way to get yourself psyched and prepped with us! The album was produced by Pete Mancini (of Butchers Blind) and recorded by Mick Hargreaves via his Lantern Sound Recording Rig.  

Stream The Party Guest in full before its official release date here:
           ---> The Party Guest Album Preview  <---

Also appearing at the show will be Chris J. Connolly, who is celebrating a soon to be released album of his own.  He and I have gotten to be pretty good friends, and recently appeared on Jerry Schaefer's Graveyard Blues Radio program  to promote the upcoming release show.  Chris' lead single "Million Colours" is out now via Diversion Records, and you can preview and download it prior to our Double Album Release show as well! 

The Party Guest will be available for purchase the night of the show (as a CD with lots of cool art work and liner notes included) and in digital form online on the same day.  We hope to see you there, and be sure to tell a friend... We want this to be a true party! 

See ya thurr! 
-Bryan 



 

Check it out! "Karma" Digital Maxi-Single Now Available on Bandcamp! 

Howdy all,

I had a few people asking me if there'd be a sneak peak of some of the tunes from The Party Guest before it's released on October 23, so my answer to you is.. "You betchya!"  Take a look at this:


That's the art to the Digital Maxi-Single of "Karma", one of the eleven songs that will appear on The Party Guest. You can preview Karma by going to www.bryangallo.bandcamp.com and give it a whirl.  If you decide you like it a whole bunch, you can download it as a "Name Your Own Price" single (all amounts are acceptable, even $0.00 in case you're a little strapped for cash) and then take it on the road in your iPod, laptop, or heck, be so 2002 and burn yourself a CD of it!  Included with the download are two live tracks: "Waitress On Call" & "Karma", both from a show I did at Soul Sounds Inc. Record Shop in Sayville, NY this past June.  You can only hear those tracks by downloading the single, so be sure to check those out!  


... Also, there will be a few radio appearances I'll have before the release show (On Jerry Schaefer's Graveyard Blues on Sunday Oct 12th via WRCN & Tom Ryan's , American Hit Radio thru WHPC on Wed Oct 15th) and I plan on playing some cuts from the album then, so if you want to hear MORE of The Party Guest, be sure to keep an eye out for those radio spots coming up in the next week or two. (More info can be found in the "Shows" section here on the .com)

As always, any help from listeners like you is appreciated, so please feel free to spread the word and share the Bandcamp page for the Karma Maxi-Single with others.  

Keep it tuned here and at www.facebook.com/bryangallomuzak for all the latest updates!

Stay classy peeps,
-Bryan


 

Exciting News! Album Art for The Party Guest Revealed + Other Release Info 


Hey all you cool peeps out there! 

I'm excited to unveil to the whole World Wide Web, the cover art for my debut album, The Party Guest:



... We took the photo at the Brick House Brewery's "Shand's Loft" in Patchouge, NY which is the cozy upstairs room used for catering and special events.  That evening, Anthony Comesso's first proper Art Show was in full swing, and I figured it'd be a perfect opportunity to capture a cover image for the upcoming album.  The Brick House & I happen to have a lot of history... I got my start as a solo artist by playing their Wednesday night open mic regularly, and since have landed several gigs I was glad to call my own (including one with Butchers Blind backing me this past Spring). Also, for anyone in the know, this is the exact spot where my infamous Birthday Roast took place a few years ago.  That big ol' mug on the cover (the one with the beer in it, not my serious face) is my BHB Mug Club glass... So it's pretty obvious that the BHB is one of my regular hangs.  There's always great craft brews on tap (made in house) and a regular cast of friendly faces.

As you can see from this photo, the BHB is pretty receptive and open to housing original art and music.  There were several shots taken upstairs that evening by the incomparable photog Fred Langstaff and this is the one we ultimately decided to go with.  Included (simply per chance) are several musician friends I know from the local scene and some other friends I've gotten to meet via my gigs and just hanging out on Main St. in the ol' P-Haug.  The photo seemed like the perfect fit for the theme of the album, along as a way to pay homage to those who helped me get to where I'm at today.  Finishing touches were added by the Jack-of-all-trades Mick Hargreaves with the text layout and just a sprinklin' of some magic dust.  (Mick also happened to design the rest of the CD art layout, recorded and mixed the album, and worked tirelessly to help make this album happen.) 

... I shared the art today via my Facebook page and my Instagram account, and the response was overwhelming.  It's great to know there's folks out there still rooting for independent artists, and without your support I know I couldn't be where I'm at today.  The album will be released officially on Thursday October 23rd, with a release show at The Patchogue Theater in Patchogue NY.  
I'll be backed by Butchers Blind (who served as the backing band on the album) and also billed for the show is the talented Singer/Songwriter & good friend of mine Chris J. Connolly (www.chrisjconnolly.com) who has an album of his own coming out very soon.  

We all hope to see you there on Oct. 23rd.. But until then, be sure to keep an eye out for further updates here and over at www.facebook.com/bryangallomuzak ... Some more surprises are in store soon enough! 

Take it easy erryone, 
-Bryan