Live Music and Event Entertainment
Ed Wyner is a Buffalo, NY-based vocalist, guitarist, bassist, percussionist, harmonica player, and DJ / MC. Ed specializes in live music performances, show bands, and event & wedding entertainment. Ed currently performs solo, with NERDS GONE WILD, Nineties By Nature, The Yachtfathers, Jess & Ed, and The Ed Wyner Band. He was recognized as Buffalo Nightlife Magazine’s Top Male Vocalist (2019).
Ed's Current Performance Lineup
Additional Biography & Awards
Ed has earned multiple music awards and nominations for his individual and band work, including Buffalo Nightlife Magazine’s Top Male Vocalist (2019). With NERDS GONE WILD, he earned Best Show Band in the Buffalo Night-Life Music Awards (2017, 2018, 2019), and Best Live Music/Band in The Buffalo News' Best of 716 Awards (2021, 2022, 2023).
He is a multiple winner of the Western New York People's Choice Music Awards, including Male Vocalist, Bassist, and Best Original Rock Band (as Kick Williams) in 2004, and. In 2013, he received an All WNY Peoples Choice Award for Best Solo/Acoustic Artist.
Ed was a finalist for Best Male Vocalist in the 2016 Artvoice Best of Buffalo awards, and was a 2005 Buffalo Music Award finalist for Best New Artist (as Kick Williams).
He has opened for many notable national acts, including: Our Lady Peace, Live, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Steppenwolf, A Flock of Seagulls, Honeymoon Suite, Big Wreck, Shinedown, Default, Theory of a Deadman, I Am the Avalanche, Waking Ashland, LoveDrug, and more.
His active band resume includes:
NERDS GONE WILD ('80s Show Band)
Nineties By Nature ('90s Show Band)
The Yachtfathers (Yacht Rock Tribute)
Jess & Ed (Acoustic Duo)
Former and Inactive Bands:
Rooftops (Original Rock)
Kick Williams (Original Rock)
Ed & the Sofa Kings (acoustic cover trio)
Letters to Mabel (original pop/rock)
Bensin (original pop-punk), and more.