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New Video from Roadcase Royale, “Cover Each Other”

Roadcase Royale, the new band led by Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield, with Ben Smith, Ryan Waters, Dan Rothchild, and Chris Joyner, have released a new video for their song "Cover Each Other", from the album First Things First. Check it out!

Ben Smith Featured in Modern Drummer Magazine

On The Beat with Ben Smith of Roadcase Royale and Heart: Talks New Band and Debut CD Hey everyone in Modern Drummer land, Ben Smith here! I’m happy and honored Billy Amendola asked me to put something together for this “On The Beat!” I’m currently on the road with Roadcase Royale, a band featuring Heart’s [...]

2017-09-20T17:05:43+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Ben Smith Music Company|Tags: , , , |

New Songwriter Toni Saddler-French Records with Ben Smith at London Bridge Studio

Ben Smith, Tom Hall, Daniel Christopherson Ben Smith recently played two drum tracks for Toni Saddler-French at London Bridge Studio– they were the first two songs she’s ever written. Tom Hall of Earworks Audio was the studio engineer, and one of her guitar teachers, Daniel Christopherson of Purple Treehouse Recording, was producer for the session. [...]

Check out Ben Smith on Drums for Carl Funk’s new Song “Trouble” on the cd Black Horizon

Carl Funk's new single Trouble from the cd Black Horizon features Carl Funk on Guitars and Vocals, Ben on Drums, Gary Shelton on Bass, Casey Westcott on Keys and Pump Organ, Ruthie Dornfield on Violin, and Bruce Hazen on Electric Guitar.   https://vimeo.com/216729226

Ryan Waters of Roadcase Royale Joins Ben Smith and Friends, Highway 99 Blues Club April 28

  Ryan Waters’ long list of accomplishments as a musician and performer directly reflects his desire to create music with integrity without regard for convention and genre. Ryan joined Sade in 2000 as lead guitarist in their legendary live band and has since performed for millions of fans all over the world. He has also collaborated with [...]

Check It, ROADCASE ROYALE Featured in Guitar World, Interview with Nancy Wilson

Roadcase Royale—a new band fronted by Heart co-founder Nancy Wilson and former Prince collaborator Liv Warfield—has a background that’s rich in rock and R&B. The band also includes Ryan Waters, Warfield’s lead guitarist and musical director, and Heart veterans Dan Rothchild (bass), Ben Smith (drums) and Chris (keyboards). http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news/nancy-wilson-talks-new-side-project-roadcase-royale-and-rocking-against-ms/30902    

Ben’s New Band Roadcase Royale! Featured in PASTE Magazine

Check out Roadcase Royale featured in PASTE magazine. https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/roadcase-royale-get-loud.html Roadcase Royale debuted it's song Get Loud at the Austin Women's March, January 20th. They will be performing at the Rock Against MS Benefit and Award Show, honoring Richard Pryor, March 25th at the Los Angeles Theater.   https://www.facebook.com/RockAgainstMSFoundation Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1433377

Roadcase Royale Video Premieres in Rolling Stone Magazine Featuring Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield Check It Out

Ben's new band ROADCASE ROYALE was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine with an exclusive release of their video for their song "Get Loud!". ROADCASE ROYALE is led by Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield, with Ben Smith, Chris Joyner, Ryan Waters, and Dan Rothchild. You can read the full article Rolling Stone Magazine features "Get Loud" by Roadcase Royale [...]

Studio Mayhem with Carl Funk and his new CD Black Horizon, “Hell Can’t Wait/ Party at the Lime Pit”

We recently had the pleasure of recording with Carl Funk on his new CD Black Horizon as well as this fun video for the song "Hell Can't Wait / Party at the Lime Pit." Hell Can't Wait / Party at the Lime Pit from Carl Funk on Vimeo. Featured in the video and on the CD are [...]