Ben Sits in with Cephalopod at the Sea Monster Lounge in Seattle January 8

Sunday, January 8, Ben Sits in with Cephalopod at the Seamonster Lounge in Seattle.  Ben Smith, Joe Doria, Thaddeus Turner, Mark Mattrey, Chris Poage, Charlie Akeley, plus surprise guests... Music starts at 9pm, no cover, come groove with us!   Seamonster Lounge 2202 N45TH St. Seattle, Washington 98103

Tony Gable Musical Celebration This Weekend November 13th at Highway 99 Blues Club Seattle

Don't miss the opportunity to experience this incredible line-up of musicians gathering together to celebrate the life and music of Tony Gable at the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle. Ben will be performing alongside musical friends from the world of funk, soul, jazz and hip-hop including Jon Goforth, Mackned, John Raymond, Phillip Woo, Jamar [...]

Ben Here! For the Love of all Shows!

This last couple of years have been a blast!  I have had the opportunity to make music happen with my friends all over the US, in Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Mexico.  With all of the thousands of people who have been to our shows, I want to express my thanks, appreciation and gratitude!  Because [...]

2016-10-18T19:26:30-07:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Ben Here, Ben Smith, Ben Smith Music Company, Ben's Blog, Performance|Tags: , |

DreamWreck plays at the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle

Mark your calendars for a night of funky rock and roll with DreamWreck, a Seattle based Supergroup featuring Ben Smith on drums, Brooke Lizotte on keys, Rod Cook on guitar and Jon Bayless on bass, playing at the Highway 99 Blues Club, Wednesday Nov 4. These legendary musicians will be joined by amazing vocalists Pamela Moore and [...]

The Ann Wilson Thing to be Broadcast LIVE TONIGHT at City Winery in Nashville!

Tonight I have the good fortune to play music with three singer/musicians who are some of the bestest ever!! Join us for a live stream of The Ann Wilson Thing show at City Winery, our regularly scheduled program will be augmented by Alison Krauss and Emmy Lou Harris. Some surprise songs and hilarity await! It's [...]

2015-10-15T01:06:29-07:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Ann Wilson, Ben Smith, Concert, Performance, TAWT, The Ann Wilson Thing|

Recording at Nightbird Studios in Los Angeles for The Ann Wilson Thing

I had a REALLY fun day recording "For What It's Worth" which is on The Ann Wilson Thing's upcoming release.... I flew in to Los Angeles at around 9:30am (oooo, 6am flight) to get to the fantastic Nightbird Studios in West Hollywood.  I was met by the handsome and talented Greg Crane from Yamaha drums.  [...]