05.18.15 Claremont Folk Festival May 30
Don't miss this year's Claremont Folk Festival happening May 30 at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Tom Freund will be performing with a special guest. Also appearing are David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Blind Boy Paxton, Perla Batalla, Peter Harper and more. The family friendly event — which sells out every year — includes music, workshops, local artists, gourmet food trucks, local micro-breweries and more.
05.16.15 Brazil acoustic shows announced
Ben will be playing his first solo acoustic shows in Brazil as part of the Samsung Blues Festival. On June 19th he'll be in São Paulo at HSBC Brasil and June 21st in Rio de Janeiro at Vivo Rio. Charlie Musselwhite is on the bill both nights with Flávio Guimarães opening the first night and Flávio Guimarães e Netto Rockfeller the second night.