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Mr. Ben Returns to Kenton to play at Cultured Caveman, Thursdays at 11:00!

Four or five years ago (?) I got my start playing music at a little coffee shop less than two blocks form my house in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood.

They had just opened and wanted to give families a reason to come in. I had just moved to town and had nothing better to do at 10:00 in the morning. We were a match made in heaven!

After just a few weeks, the shows were packed. Eventually a little too packed, and the cafe decided to stop with the music to focus on coffee and food, having now become established as the cafe of choice for the neighborhood. Probably a wise move on their part.

By now I had lots of gigs, and more offers to play than I could accept, so I didn’t mind losing the venue to play at. But I have always missed being able to walk to a gig. Which is why I’m SO EXCITED to be starting a new show in Kenton!!!

Starting Thursday, OCT 2, I’ll be playing every Thursday at 11:00 AM at Cultured Caveman in Kenton. Please come out to support this new show and this new restaurant. Both are pretty awesome! :-) See you soon!