Tom Brislin & Friends [July 12,2014]

Friend of the Proghouse, Dunellen native Tom Brislin returns home from a musical excursion to India for a special full-band performance. Tom’s keyboards and vocals will be joined by ace guitarist Randy McStine (Sound of Contact, Lo-Fi Resistance), bassist John Galgano and vocalist Laura Meade (both of IZZ), and more. This special one-time lineup will perform music from Tom’s solo debut Hurry Up and Smell the Roses, as well as some new surprises.

Who: Tom Brislin & Friends

When: Saturday, July 12th | 5:00PM Show | 4:30PM Doors
Where: Roxy & Dukes | 745 Bound Brook Rd, Dunellen, NJ (map)

Online Presale $12 (includes $2 processing fee)
Walk-ups Day of Show $15 (Cash Only)


Tom Brislin

Photo Credit: Phil Maturano

Photo Credit: Phil Maturano


about Tom Brislin

Keyboardist/vocalist/songwriter Tom Brislin is an internationally-recognized performing and recording artist known for his versatility and musical passion. Throughout his career, Brislin has performed as a sideman, on tours and recordings with some of the iconic names in rock including YES, Meat Loaf, Debbie Harry, Camel, and Renaissance. As an artist, he has produced and written several albums with the synth-rock group Spiraling, and released his first solo album Hurry Up and Smell the Roses in 2012. The album has been given a limited edition vinyl release by the UK label Plane Groovy in 2013.

Brislin was selected to be the guest piano/keyboard faculty at Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music, a professional music college outside Chennai, India, in 2014. Other credits include collaborations with Glen Burtnik (Styx, The Orchestra), Francis Dunnery, The Syn, Josh Kelley, and OK Go. He is the author of 30-Day Keyboard Workout (Alfred Music Publishing), and is a long-time correspondent for Keyboard Magazine.