Ben Here! For the Love of Recording with Heart & The Ann Wilson Thing!

There's nothing like showing up at a world-famous recording studio and knowing that fun music will happen! One of the things that inspires me the most is working on good songs with talented writers, engineers, and performers.  The thrill that comes from knowing that I get to do what I love is what motivates me [...]

Ben Here! For the Love of Starting a Tour! Part 2 of 2

Continued from July 12th blog: Ben Here! for the Love of Starting a tour part 1 of 2 ...After it's all out on stage, the audio guys go through each microphone and DI input in their separate consoles and make sure it's all working.  Then our backline techs test each instrument line, amp and DI [...]

Ben Here! For The Love of Starting a Tour! (Part 1 of 2)

Today I had the opportunity to see lots of old friends from the road.  The touring electricians and lighting people, the audio team, our backline techs, production and tour managers, musicians, truck and bus drivers, and local production and stage people here in Detroit.  Our Rock Hall Free For All tour with Heart, Joan Jett [...]

Get Ready for Some Ben Time with the Rock Hall Three for All Tour!

The Rock Hall Three for All Tour featuring Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Cheap Trick, kicks off July 14th in Clarkston, MI.   Next stop St. Louis, MO  7/16,  Noblesville, IN,  7/17, and Chicago, IL  on 7/19. Check out the Calendar for complete tour dates, this is going to be a wild ride!

Ben Here! Magical Musical World Tour

Royal Albert Hall as seen from the Drummer's Nest People all over the planet love to experience live music. I’ve seen it, felt it, and loved them back. Heart is gigging a run of shows in the UK this week.  After arriving in London a couple of days ago, it has been very clear to [...]

Man, it’s been a busy year already! (Part 2 of 2)

( Continued from previous post...) After a busy first few months of 2016, I leapt onto The Ann Wilson Thing for another week of shows around the northeast US.  We played Harrisburg, PA a couple of nights ago, now onto West Hampton, NY, Ridgefield, CT, and Annapolis, MD. Next we have shows around the US and then [...]

Rolling Stone Magazine Announces Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, & Cheap Trick Tour

Rolling Stone Magazine reported a 31-date tour with Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick kicking off "Rock Hall Three for All." The tour begins July 14 at the DTE Energy Music Theater in Clarkson, Michigan. Read Full Article Here See Tour Calendar Here