Brandon Dickert is a drummer, producer, engineer, and composer based in Los Angeles, CA, and raised in Chicago.
Brandon has been the Drummer and Musical Director for Save Ferris since 2015. He was the drummer, co-writer, and co-producer on their Checkered Past EP and drummer/editing engineer for the Save Ferris [Live] album. His recent tours include the 2017 Vans Warped Tour, the New Sound Tour, and the 2018 European Tour, in addition to headlining dates at the Mexico City and Bandung, Indonesia Ska festivals in 2016, and the Back to the Beach Fest in Huntington Beach in 2018. Tours are listed in ascending order of ease of finding a place to poop on a daily basis.
Known for both his live and studio work, Brandon has produced, engineered, or played drums for a variety of artists whom he is humbly reluctant to name-drop, including:
Save Ferris / Furiosa / Tokyo Disney / Velcron / Sidewave / Nina Storey / Suzy and the Lifeguard / Love Weapon / Magnolia Memoir / John Avila / Danny McCrum / Dan Antunovich / Chris Gelbuda / Graham Czach / Kid Midnight / Liela Avila / Alexander Burke / Bel Haven / Adam Gubman / Carl Sondrol / The Signal Fire / Secondhand Smoke / Mike Keeney / Shotshell Press / Shawn Maxwell / Reza Rohani and many more.
Brandon’s studio credits include recording or composing commercial spots for Starbucks (where he was paid in coffee beans) / Hershey’s (where he was unfortunately not paid in cacao beans) / G-Tech Drives / Bank of America / Nissin Cup Noodles, and his Film and TV credits include music for The Pact II (which he has yet to watch and hear his handiwork for sheer terror) / The Audition / Little Hero / Boss Baby (TV Series) / Mortified Nation / Book Club For Ladies / 4th and Loud / Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour / and Museum Men.
Brandon is currently in the studio and on the road with Save Ferris and Furiosa, as well as other new and established artists. His rider includes requirements for bathrooms. He poops a lot.
Brandon’s Tour kit:
RBH Drums Westwood kit with satin Swirl wrap
5×13 LP timbale
5.5×14 Ludwig Supraphonic Snare
Brandon uses Vic Firth AS5B, SD2 Bolero, and Erskine Ride Stick Drumsticks