03.29.19 to 03.30.19 |9PM-12AM

Jackon Hts, NY, NY US

Performing with Arsenio Rodriguez Tribute Conjunto by Mike Eckroth


03.27.19 |9-10PM

Jackon Hts, NY, NY US

Nelson Riveros Trio

La Lanterna/ Bar Next Door

01.12.19 to 01.13.19 |7:30-11:55PM

NewYork, NY US

Performing with my 'Latin Wes Trio' during the Winter Jazz Fest at The La Lanterna/Bar Next Door. Playing trio versions of my Wes Montgomery arrangements. Featuring Pablo Bencid-drums, Gabriel Vivas-bass.

Reservations strongly recommended. $12 Cover
sets 7:30, 9:30, 11:30PM

Englewood Public Library


Englewood, NJ US

Nelson Riveros Trio
Gabriel Vivas-bass
Pablo Bencid - drums

Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared- Riverview Jazz

11.03.18 |1-4PM

Jersey City, NJ US

Performing with my group at Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared for the Riverview Jazz Series

The Cranbury Inn/ REJS Jazz Concert

10.19.18 |7:30

Cranbury , NJ US

Performing music from my upcoming CD 'The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery' at the Cranbury Inn as part of REJS Entertainment, and originals

Nelson Riveros- guitar, Silvano Monasterios-piano, Gabriel Vivas-bass, Pablo Bencid- drums


09.28.18 |9-11PM

4019 Gleane St, Elmhurst, New York 11373, NY US

Nelson Riveros- guitar
Mike Eckroth- piano
Gabriel Vivas- bass
Pablo Bencid- drums

Le Chat Noir

08.25.18 to 08.26.18 |10PM -12AM

Miami, FL US

Performing My Latin Wes Montgomery project at Le Chat Noir in Miami with Kemuel Noir-piano, Alex Rodriguez-bass, Phoenix Rivera-drums

Minton's Playhouse

08.02.18 |7:30

NewYork, NY US

Playing with my 'Latin Side of Wes Montgomery Quartet
Nelson Riveros- guitar
Silvano Monaserios- piano
Carlo De Rosa-bass

Englewood Field Club


Englewood, NJ US

Private Event

The Parlour in Fox and Crow

07.07.18 to 07.08.18 |10PM -12AM

Jersey City, NJ US

I'll be at Fox and Crow in Jersey City this Saturday 10PM
with Gabriel Vivas -bass, Sylvia Cuenca-drums. Performing some of my Wes Montgomery arrangements and originals

Blue Moon Restaurant

05.13.18 |11:30am- 2:30PM

Englewood, NJ US

Mothers Day Brunch at The Blue Moon Restaurant in Englewood N.J. with Jennifer Vincent-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums

Zinc Bar

05.10.18 |7-10pm

NewYork, NY US

I'll be singing Coros with the Homage to Arsenio Rodriguez featuring the Mike Eckroth Group.. at the Zinc Bar Thursday May 10th

La Lanterna - Bar Next Door

04.20.18 |7:30-11:30PM


Performing at the intimate and cozy Bar Next Door with my trio
129 Mcdougal Street

Zinc Bar

03.06.18 |8PM


Nelson Riveros Quartet 'The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery'

Blue Moon Restaurant

02.14.18 |7-10pm

Englewood, NJ US

Nelson Riveros trio- Valentines Day Gig
Thomson Kneeland- bass
Steve Johns - drums

La Lantera/ Bar Next Door

08.11.17 |7:30-11:30PM

New York, NY US

Playing at the Bar Next Door / La Lanterna with Peter Slavov- bass, Steve Johns- drums

Zinc Bar

07.06.17 |8PM

New York, NY US

Performing "Latin Side of Wes Montgomery' with my quartet featuring
Mike Eckroth-piano, Carlo De Rosa-bass, drums-TBA

Roost Restaurant

06.29.17 |7-10PM

Sparkill, NY US

We'll be back at Roost Restaurant for some Latin, Brazilian, Jazz, Boleros and Pop music
Nelson Riveros -gtr/vox
Pablo Bencid -drums/vox
Gabriel Vivas- bass/vox

Lima Restaurant

06.24.17 |7-10PM

Brooklyn, NY US

Playing solo guitar/vocals every Saturday in June. Boleros, Bossa Novas. Beatles, Billy Joel, Latin
6620 Ave U Mill Basin Brooklyn

Roost Restaurant

06.22.17 |7-10

Sparkill, NY US

Playing with my trio @Roost Restaurant in Sparkill NY
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Gabriel Vivas- bass, Jonathan Peretz- drums

Classic Quiche

03.24.17 |7PM

Teaneck, NJ US

Playing with a new project and band the 'Latin Side of Wes Montgomery' at Classic Quiche in Teaneck NJ. Christos Rafalides-vibes, Gabriel Vivas-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums.

Roost Restaurant

03.09.17 |7-9:30PM

Sparkill, NY US

Playing every Thursday at Roost Restaurant in Sparkill, NY featuring my trio Gabriel Vivas-bass, Pablo Bencid- drums, vocals, Nelson Riveros- guitar/vocals. Playing a wide repertoire of Latin, Jazz, Brazilian and Pop standards and hits.
The food is amazing! and a nice bar and atmosphere.

Blue Moon Cafe Bronxville

02.28.17 |5-8pm

Bronxville , NY US

Performing New Orleans, Funk, Mardi Gras tunes at BlueMoon Cafe in Bronxville NY.
Nelson Riveros- guitar
Mitch Endick- sax
Leo Traversa- bass
Pablo Bencid - drums

Darren Lyons Trio

02.15.17 |6:30-8:30 PM

Rosemary and Vine 29 Purchase Street Rye, NY, 10580 United States , NY US

Performing Wes Montgomery tunes with the Darren Lyons Trio
Darren Lyons-drums
Morrie Louden- bass
Nelson Riveros- guitar

Tenafly Public Library

09.25.16 |2-3PM

Tenafly , NJ US

Concert sponsored by The Friends of Tenafly @ The Tenafly Library
Nelson Riveros Quartet: Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mike Eckroth- piano, Rudyck Vidal - bass, Pablo Bencid- drums

Edgewater Music & Arts Festival

09.18.16 |3:30

Edgewater, NJ US

I'll be performing with my quartet at 3:30PM at the Edgewater Music and Arts Festival on Old River Rd/ Thomson Lane (Shady side) in Edgewater NJ
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mike Eckroth- piano, Rudyck Vidal- bass, Juan Felipe Mayorga- drums

Sunset Jazz @ Lyndhurst Castle

08.11.16 |6-8PM

Tarrytown, NY US

Playing with my quartet at this great Sunset Jazz Series in Tarrytown
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mike Eckroth-piano, Ian Stewart-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums

La Lanterna The Bar Next Door

08.05.16 |7:30-12:30

New York, NY US

Playing with my trio at The Bar Next Door Friday August 5th
$12 Cover, great food!
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Ricky Rodriguez-bass, Adriano Santos- drums

Ranchero's Cantina

05.01.16 |12-3PM

Emerson , NJ US

Playing the Jazz Brunch at Ranchero's Cantina with my trio
Nelson Riveors- guitar, Brian Glassman- bass, Jonathan Peretz-drums

Rancheros Cantina

03.20.16 |12-3PM

Emerson , NJ US

Playing Latin/Jazz Brunch @Rancheros Cantina in Emerson N.J.
Nelson Riveros - guitar/vocals, Mark Peterson-bass, Jonathan Peretz-drums

Blue Moon Mexican Cafe

02.09.16 |5-8pm

Norwood , NJ US

For Fat Tuesday Playing some Mardi Gras-New Orleans-Second Line-Funk tunes at Blue Moon Mexican Cafe in Norwood N.J.
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mitch Endick-sax, Thomson Kneeland-bass, Howard Fields-drums

Ranchero Cantina

01.17.16 to 02.07.16 |12-3PM

Emerson , NJ US

Latin/Jazz Brunch with the Nelson Riveros trio
Nelson Riveros-guitar, Itaguara Brandao-bass, Jonathan Peretz-drums

Bar Next Door

12.17.15 |8:30PM

New York, NY US

Performing with my trio at La Lanterna Cafe/ Bar Next Door
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Gabriel Vivas- bass, Pablo Bencid- drums

Bean Runner

11.14.15 |8:00pm

Peekskill, NY US

Playing with my Trio,. at this very cool little Jazz spot The Bean Runner in Peekskill NY

Ranchero Cantina

11.01.15 |12-3pm

Emerson, NJ US

Playing with my Latin/Brazilian Trio for brunch at this cool Mexican spot
Nelson Riveros -guitar
Ariel De La Portilla - bass
Jonathan Peretz - drums


10.25.15 |2:00

New York, US

92Y Faculty Concert:
Nelson Riveros trio featuring Luis Bonilla- trombone, Noah Jackson- bass
Playing the music of Jerome Kern
Warburg Lounge

The Iridium

10.12.15 |8:00pm

New York, NY US

Performing with my Quartet with Special Guest
Nelson Riveros -guitar
Mike Eckroth- piano
Ricky Rodriquez- bass
Ludwig Afonso- drums


10.08.15 |5-8pm

Jersey City, NJ US

Playing with the Billy Carrión group: Billy Carrión-bass, Rafael Rosa-guitar, Jonathan Peretz-drums, Nelson Riveros- guitar
After work rooftop sunset drink!

Terazza 7

09.11.15 |9:00pm

Elmhurst , NJ US

Nelson Riveros Quartet:
Nelson Riveros-guitar, Mike Eckroth-piano, Ricky Rodriquez-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums

Tomi Jazz

08.09.15 |8:00-11:pm

New York, NY US

Playing with the wonderful and versatile vocalist Dana Reedy at Tomi Jazz
239East 53street

Trumpets Jazz Club

07.29.15 |7:30pm

Montclair , NJ US

Performing for the first time at the Trumpets Jazz Club with my quartet featuring: Nelson Riveros-guitar, Mike Eckroth-bass, Ricky Rodriquez -bass, Pablo Bencid- drums

Bean Runner Cafe

07.17.15 |8pm

Peekskill , NY US

Performing with my trio at the Bean Runner Cafe in Peekskill NY
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Edward Perez- bass, Juan Felipe Mayorga- drums


05.05.15 |8:00pm

Hoboken, NJ US

Performing with my Latin-Jazz Quartet at Maxwell's in Hoboken N.J. Tuesday night JAZZ@MAXWELLS curated by Billy Carrión Jr. 8pm. No Cover.
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Zaccai Curtis-piano, Thomson Kneeland-bass, Pablo Bencid- drums.

Plaza Diner Restaurant

03.21.15 |6:00-10:00pm

Fort Lee, NJ US

Solo Guitar at Plaza Diner

Tomi Jazz

03.07.15 to 03.08.15 |11pm-1:30am

New York, NY US

Playing with Jazz vocalist Dana Reedy with Nick Morrison -bass

The Cutting Room

11.12.14 |9:30

New York, NY

I'll be performing with the MISTS: 'Charles Ives For Jazz Orchestra' conducted by John T. Cooper. featuring: Luis Bonilla, Ivan Renta, Vince Cherico, Peter Brainin, Scott Wendholt John Mosca, Billy Drewes, Nick Marchione and many more great playes!

Bean Runner Cafe

10.18.14 |8:00pm

Peekskill, NY

Performing new music and arrangements with my quartet featuring
Gabriel Guerrero-piano, Will Slater-bass, Juan Felipe Mayorga-drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Bar Next Door

09.26.14 |7:30-11:30pm

New York

Performing with my trio at the Bar Next Door, celebrating my birthday!
Nelson Riveros-guitar, Ricky Rodriquez-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums


09.06.14 |8:30pm

Bogota , Colombia

Performing in Trementina with my quartet featuring Gabriel Guerrero-piano, Diego Valdes-bass, German Herrera- drums

San Cafe Jazz

09.05.14 |9:00pm

Bogota , Colombia

Performing with my Bogota Quartet at San Cafe Jazz featuring
Kike Purizaga-piano, Diego Valdes-bajo, Jorge Guzman Romo-drums

La Hamburgueseria

08.28.14 |8:30pm

Bogota , Colombia

Performing at La Hambergueseria de la 70 in Bogota, Colombia
withe Kike Purizaga-piano, Diego Valdez-bass, Jorge Guzman Romo-drums

Kalikow The Plaza 101 Park Ave. Park Ave. @ East 40th Street

07.16.14 |12:30-1:45 pm

New York

Celebrate Summer in Midtown 2014.: Nelson Riveros Quintet.
Nelson Riveros-guitar, Ricky Rodriquez-bass, Mike Eckroth-piano, Mauricio Zottarelli- drums, Paulo Stagnaro- percussion.

Crestwood Music Educatio Center recital hall

06.28.14 |7:00pm

Eastchester, NY

Nelson Riveros Trio faculty concert featuring Nelson Riveros- guitar, Ricky Rodriquez-bass,Pablo Bencid- drums. Performing Latin and Brazilian standards

Matawan Aberdeen Public Library

06.13.14 |7-8pm

Nelson Riveros Latin/Jazz trio w/ Thomson Keenland- bass, Pablo Bencid- drums

Bar Next Door

05.22.14 |8:30pm

New York

Nelson Riveros Trio with Thomson Kneeland - bass, Pablo Bencid-drums

Somethin' Jazz Club

04.03.14 |9:00pm

New York

Nelson Riveros Quartet playing some new music with South American rhythms and selections from the CD 'Camino Al Barrio"
Nelson Riveros- guitar , Mike Eckroth-piano, Ricky Rodriguez-bass, Pablo Bencid-drums
9pm, cover:$10

Bramasole Restaurant

02.14.14 |7:00pm-10:30pm

New Hyde Park, NY

Valentines Day evening with the Nelson Riveros trio featuring
Ariel de La Portilla- bass, Adriano Santos- drums, Nelson Riveros- guitar.
Performing romantic ballads, Jazz, Latin standards.


11.21.13 |9:30

Elmhurts, NY

Performing with my quartet featuring:
Mike Eckroth- piano, Max Esquival - bass, Juan Felipe Mayorga- drums
Nelson Riveros - guitar

92Y Street Fest

09.15.13 |2pm

New York, NY

Playing in front of 92Y Main Stage, 92nd Street , Lexington Ave.
Nelson Riveros Trio, with Ricky Rodriguez- bass, Andrew Atkinson- drums, Nelson Riveros - guitar

Edgewater ARTS & MUSIC Festival

09.08.13 |2-3pm

Edgewater, N.J.

Performing with my group at the 2013 Edgewater Annual ARTS and MUSIC Festival
2pm: Main Stage. Old River Road and Thompson Lane
Nelson Riveros - guitar
Mike Eckroth - piano
Ricky Rodriguez- bass
Andres Forero - drums

THE PLAZA AT 600 THIRD AVENUE. East 40th St @ 3rd avenue

07.19.13 |12:30pm-1:45pm

New York

Celebrate Summer In Midtown- Summer Concerts Series
I'll be performing with my Quartet at this lunch time Summer concert series
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mike Eckroth- keyboards, Ricky Rodriguez- bass, Ludwig Afonso- drums.

Bar Next Door

07.12.13 |7:30pm-12:30am

New York

I'll be playing the Bar Next Door with my trio and celebrating my mother's 75th birthday there with my family. Please join us.
Nelson Riveros -guitar, John Benitez-bass, Ludwig Afonso- drums

Somethin' Jazz Club

04.24.13 |9:30

New York, NY

Nelson Riveros 'New Latin Quartet: featuring
Gabriel Guerrero-piano, Alex Hernandez- bass, Alex Kautz-drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Regina's Steakhouse

04.20.13 |6:30-9:30

Teaneck, N.J., NJ

playing standards with bassist Thomson Kneeland in the lounge

Harvest Bistro

04.04.13 |8:30-11:30pm

Closter N.J

Tom DeSteno Jazz Trio
Tom DeSteno- drums, Nelson Riveros- guittar, Bass- Mark Hagan

Regina's Steakhouse

03.23.13 |Saturday 7-10pm

Teaneck, N.J.

Playing duo with vocalist Alison Wedding, performing Jazz, Bossa's, Pop tunes

Crestwood Music Education Center

02.01.13 |7:30-9:00pm

Easterchester N.Y

I'll be performing a duo concert with Colombian pianist and composer, Gabriel Guerrero. Latin and Brazilian standards at the Crestwood Music Education Center in Eastchester , N.Y.

Terazza 7

01.09.13 |9:30

Elmhurst, N.Y

Nelson Riveros- guitar, Gabriel Guerrero-piano, Ariel De La Portilla- bass, Juan Felipe Mayora- drums

Tenafly Public Library

09.30.12 |2-3pm


Nelson Riveros- guitar, Manuel Valera- piano, John Benitez- bass, Ludwig Afonso- drums

Kalikow The Plaza 101 Park Aveune at 40th Street, New York 10016

08.29.12 |12:30- 1:45

"Look, Listen, Lunch" Celebrate Summer in Midtown
Nelson Riveros 'Latin Jazz Ensemble'
Nelson Riveros- guitar, Mike Eckroth- keyboards, Ariel de la Portilla- bass, Adriano Santos- drums percussion -TBA

Blue Moon Cafe

07.08.12 |12-3pm

Englewood, NJ

Jazz Brunch - Nelson Riveros- guitar, Zaccai Curtis- keyboard, Alex Hernandez- bass, Ludwig Afonso- drums

92Y School of Music

06.21.12 |6:30-7:30

New York

Performance and workshop for the 92Y School of Music featuring John Benitez-bass, Francis Benitez-drums , Nelson Riveros- guitar. Outside corner of 92 and Lexington

Blue Moon Cafe - Englewood

06.03.12 |12-3pm

Englewood , NJ

Jazz Brunch gig: Nelson Riveros- guitar, Alex Hernandez-bass, Ludwig Afonso -drums, piano- TBA

Bar Next Door

06.02.12 |7:30pm -12:00am

New York

Nelson Riveros trio- Nelson Riveros -guitar, Ariel De La Portilla- bass, Adriano Santos- drums


04.20.12 |7-8:45pm

New York, NY

Nelson Rivers- guitar, Ariel De La Portilla- bass, Adriano Santos -drums, Piano- TBA
$10 Admission

Long Island Winterfest Jazz on the Vine @ Macari Vineyards

03.03.12 |4:30-6:30pm

Mattituck, L.I.

Nelson Riveros-guitar, Hector Martignon-piano, Alex Hernandez-bass, Adriano Santos-drums.

Bar Next Door

11.17.11 |8:30-10:30pm

New York, NY

Nelson Riveros trio featuring Ariel de la Portilla-bass, Adriano Santos-drums
$12 cover-all night

92ST Y Weill Art Gallery

10.28.11 |2-3pm

New York

Performing a faculty concert featuring Hector Martignon-piano, Ruben Rodriquez-bass, Phoenix Rivera-drums.

Matawan- Aberdeen Public Library

10.14.11 |7-8pm

Matawan, N.J. 07747

Performing and hour of Brazilian music with a trio featuring Maurizio Zottarelli-drums, Itaiguara Brandao- bass at the Matawan-Aberdeen Library

92ST Y Street Fest

09.25.11 |12:00pm

New York

Performing in front of the 92ST Y for the Lexington Ave, Street Festival 92nd Lexington
with Hector Martignon-piano, Ariel de la Portilla-bass, drums-TBA

Edgewater Music and Arts Festival

09.18.11 |1:00 pm

Edgewater, NJ

Mike Eckroth -piano, John Benitez -bass, Ludwig Afonso-drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Blue Moon Cafe-Outdoors/ Palisades Avenue

09.15.11 |6:00-8:00pm

Englewood , NY

I'll be performing with former keyboardist and founding member of Spyro Gyra Jeremy Wall, with Tony Cimirosi-bass, David Silliman-drums, Nelson Riveros- Guitar

Antibes Bistro

09.13.11 |7:30-10:30

New York, NY

Playing trio with Daniel Ori-bass, Andrew Atkinson-drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Van Dyke Club

09.08.11 |9:00-12:30

Miami, FL

I'll be performing at the Van Dyke Club in Miami Beach with Jose Negroni-piano, Nicky Orta-bass, Nomar Negroni-drums. Courtesy of KCC Productions

Kalikow The Plaza at 101 Park Avenue/ East 40th Street

08.24.11 |12:30-1:45PM

New York, NY

Performing at the Grand Central Partnership Celebrates Summer in Midtown
with Hector Martignon-piano, Ariel de la Portilla-bass, Adriano Santos-drums

Miles Cafe

06.10.11 |8:30-10:00pm

New York

Miles Cafe

04.22.11 |9:30-11:30


Nelson Riveros-guitar, Ricky Rodriquez-bass, Ludwig Afonso-drums, piano TBA

Tenafly Public Library

04.10.11 |2:00-3:00

Tenafly, N.J.

Playing the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim featuring: Nelson Riveros-guitar, Hector Martignon-piano, Andy Eulau-bass, Adriano Santos- drums

Jazz On The Vine Winter Fest / Macari Vineyards

03.12.11 |4:30-6:30

Mattituck, N.Y

Nelson Riveros-guitar, Zaccai Curtis- piano, Ariel De La Portilla- bass, Hyorki Nieblas- drums

Macari Vineyards- Jazz on the Vine Winter Fest

03.03.11 |4:30-6:30

Mattituck, L.I.

Nelson Riveros-guitar, Alex Hernandez-bass, Adriano Santos- drums, Piano- TBA


02.10.11 |7-8pm


Nelson Riveros Quartet: Mike Eckroth-piano, Ricky Rodriquez-bass, Ludwid Afonso-drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar


01.19.11 |8-11pm

Englewood New Jersey

Playing Latin and Brazilian Standards
Nelson Riveros- guitar/vocals, Ariel De La Portilla-bass, Mauricio Herrera-percussion

Miles Cafe

01.13.11 |7:30-9:30


Nelson Riveros Quartet: Hector Martignon -piano, John Benitez-bass, Andrew Atkinson- drums, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Lounge Zen

01.08.11 |7:30-9:30

Teaneck, NJ

Nelson Riveros trio with Victor Bastidas-drums, Bass-Tony Cimirosi, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Lounge Zen

11.13.10 |7:30-9:30

Teaneck, NJ

Nelson Riveros trio with Victor Bastidas-drums, Bass-TBA, Nelson Riveros-guitar

Miles Cafe

10.22.10 |9:30-11:30

New York, NY

Nelson Riveros' CD Release Party
featuring: Hector Martignon-piano, Ariel de la Portilla-bass, Andrew Atkinson-drums, Roberto Quintero-percussion, Nelson Riveros-guitar, vocals

Field Cub of Greenwich- Classical Guitar

10.09.10 |6:30-9:30

Greenwich Conn.

92ST Y

09.26.10 |2:00pm

New York

Performing at the 92ST Y. Street Fair
Armando Gola-bass, Ludwig Afonso-drums


09.11.10 |7:30-9:30

Teaneck, N.J.

Playing with Victor Bastidas Trio. Victor Bastidas-drums, Daniel Ori-bass, Nelson Riveros-guitar

FORGE / Private Event


Woodbridge N.J.


09.09.10 |7:30-9:30

Teaneck, N.J.

Duo gig with bassist Tony Cimirosi