Brandon Wildish first picked up the guitar a little over 15 years ago and has been a gigging musician for 12 of those years. Early in his career he played intimate settings such as small venues and coffee shops. Years later he helped create the alternative rock group called Hope Departed. Brandon was in this band for several years and had an opportunity to play with other great bands like Bad Religion, Cotton Mouth Kings, Pepper, A Static Lullaby, Over It, and more.

Brandon released his debut solo album (Simplicities) in November 2013. In late 2016, Brandon released his second album (Other Side), which received great reviews and press that has reached as far as London. Blending the sounds of both acoustic folk and alternative rock, Brandon has been described as sounding similar to Jason Mraz and Cartel, with classic rock roots similar to that of Pink Floyd. 

In addition to his original work, Brandon has made his living playing at various restaurants and private parties; covering a variety of songs and musical genres. For further inquiries or booking information, contact

  • The Park Hyatt Aviara – Carlsbad, CA
  • The Ritz Carlton – Dana Point, CA
  • Torrey Pines Lodge – San Diego, CA
  • Adamson House – Malibu, CA
  • Balboa Bay Club – Newport Beach, CA
  • Tommy Bahama – Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, CA
  • Salt Creek Grille – Dana Point CA
  • Who Song and Larry's - Orange, CA
  • Calvino Wine Pub - Anaheim, CA
  • Eureka - Huntington Beach, CA
  • The Improv - Irvine, CA
  • Hard Rock Café – Hollywood, CA
  • Tangerine Grille – Anaheim, CA


Venue Highlights:

Performance Highlights: 

  •  Release of second album “Other Side” - 2016
  •  Radio Play for “Other Side” - KSBR, Eagle Eye     Radio, Full Impact Radio, Iron Waves Radio, Midwest BG, Xtreme 365 Radio
  •  Positive Reviews of “Other Side” - Music Connection Magazine, Liverpool Sound and Vision, and More - 2016
  •  Runner up for Hard Rock Rising - Hollywood California - 2016
  •  Returning gigs at various restaurants in Orange County – 2010 –2018
  • Winner of Semi-Finals Hard Rock Café Battle of the Bands - 2014
  • CD release Simplicities – début solo album - 2013
  • Welcome Ceremony for Kawasaki Motors – 2012 - 2018
  • Award Ceremony for Western Digital at The Ritz Carlton – Dana Point - 2013 & 2014
  • Opening act at Fall Fest with Bad Religion, Pepper, and Kotton Mouth Kings - 2007
  • Farewell music video with band Hope Departed (available on - 2008
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go with Frosty, Heidi, and Frank (live radio production) - 2008