THE NERDS

THE NERDS

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Biography

You can’t help but have fun when you spend an evening with THE NERDS®. Enjoy an evening of sheer entertainment with the band that combines high energy rock n' roll with a stage show of pure talent and comedy.

The Nerds 200 plus performances per year have completely dominated the club, college, corporate, fair and festival markets. From the House of Blues in Boston to the Shrine in L.A.; from British Columbia to Bermuda & the Bahamas; from Florida to Arizona; to Ohio and back to Atlantic City; all through New Jersey and back to New York; from selling out Carnegie Hall, to headlining at the PNC Bank Arts Center, The Nerds continue to entertain their massive fan base that stretches all over the world.

They’ve also played at The Winter Beach Festival at Madison Square Garden, The China Club in L.A., and the Taste of D.C. at The White House! Highlights also include the house band on ABC for Barbara Walter’s “The View” and “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee,” featured live at Roseland Ballroom as MTV’s house band, house band on Carson Daily, as well as the Rolanda Show. Not to mention being the National College Band of the Year!

Sharing and co-billing shows is a Nerds specialty. Some acts have included Earth, Wind & Fire, Sheryl Crow, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Rock, the Beach Boys, Grand Funk Railroad, The Go Go’s, Kool and The Gang, Train, and Run DMC, to name only a few.
The Nerds® have performed in hundreds of radio sponsored events for corporations such as AT&T, Sony, IBM, Lucent Technologies, NBA, NFL and the NHL, just to name a few! Music critics from LA Weekly to The NY Times salute the Nerds with rave reviews. All of this makes THE NERDS® a major force in the music industry!!!

Set List

40’s 50’s 60’s
BLACK MAGIC WOMAN - SANTANA
OBLADI-OBLADA - BEATLES
SHE LOVES YOU - BEATLES
SAW HER STANDING THERE - BEATLES
HEY JUDE - BEATLES
WOOLY BULLY - SAM THE SHAM
SURFIN'USA - BEACH BOYS
BROWN EYED GIRL - VAN MORRISSON
MAGIC CARPET RIDE - STEPPENWOLF
BORN TO BE WILD - STEPPENWOLF
SOME KINDA WONDERFUL - GRAND FUNK
MUSTANG SALLY - WILSON PICKETT
EVIL WAYS - SANTANA
IN THE MOOD - GLENN MILLER
YOU REALLY GOT ME - THE KINKS
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE - JERRY LEE LOUIS
ROADHOUSE BLUES - THE DOORS
MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE
BUILD ME UP, BUTTERCUP
MRS ROBINSON - SIMON AND GARFUNKLE

70’s
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY - QUEEN
BAD-BAD LEROY BROWN - JIM CROCE
TAKE ME HOME COUNTRY ROADS - JOHN DENVER
SCENES/RESTAURANT - BILLY JOEL
PIANO MAN - BILLY JOEL
AMERICAN PIE - DON MC LEAN
LEVON - ELTON JOHN
WHOLE LOTTA LOVE - LED ZEPPELIN
ROCK N' ROLL - LED ZEPPELIN
LATE IN THE EVENING - PAUL SIMON
ME AND JULIO - PAUL SIMON
CECILIA - PAUL SIMON
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