Gary Rivenson, Bandleader of The Philadelphia Funk Authority

Bandleader of Philadelphia Funk Authority

Philadelphia Funk Authority Bandleader, Gary Rivenson

Involved in music since piano lessons at age 5 and playing in bands starting at age 15, Gary Rivenson is a man of music. His traditional music training led to a classical background on trombone, allowing him to be multi-faceted in many different instruments. On the road with various bands on bass guitar starting at age 18 and began a very long and diverse musical career.

About Philly Funk Bandleader, Gary Rivenson

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Gary Rivenson is a career musician turned fulltime airline pilot. When the airline industry was shaken after 9/11, Gary branched out in the music business and founded both a vintage guitar company and a production company in New York City, producing high-end events including two Super Bowls.

He founded the Philadelphia Funk Authority in 1998 in his vision of what a great dance and party band should be. 25+ years later Philly Funk is still performing to enthusiastic crowds at upwards of 100 weddings, corporate events, parties, concerts, and galas each year.

Book The Philly Funk Authority for your Philly Wedding

Gary Rivenson Philly Funk Bandleader

Gary and the Philadelphia Funk Authority have been performing for over 20 years and know exactly how to elevate your special day through their wide range of music and expert event flow management. Click the button below to receive booking information, as well as catch a live performance of the Philadelphia Funk Authority today!