Is Mr. Ben Totally Awesome? You decide!

July 2, 2013

Apparently Mr. Ben has been selected as one of the finalists in the Most Awesome Kids Music Artists category in the 2013 Red Tricycle’s Totally Awesome Awards. I’m very honored and pretty excited to have been nominated. Click here to vote for your favorite Portland Kindie Rocker, whoever that may be! The voting period will Read the Rest…

Last batch of Mr. Ben ukuleles ever!

June 19, 2013

Well folks, it’s been a fun run, but the last batch of solid wood, made in the USA, Mr. Ben ukuleles just arrived and this time when they’re gone, they’re gone for good. I’m incredibly proud of these instruments. They are a unique design that features nearly indestructible materials and manufacturing techniques, a perfect size Read the Rest…

Mr. Ben and His Band of Friends Father’s Day show: Tickets on sale now!

June 6, 2013

As much as I love playing on a stage all by myself, there is simply nothing like playing with other like-minded and incredibly talented musicians. The full band also provides a richer and potentially more engaging musical experience for the kids. And that’s why I’m happy to announce that I’ll be playing with my “Band Read the Rest…

I’m Back!

June 3, 2013

Hi, Friends! After an amazing week long vacation camping in Canada, I’m back and ready to rock! My calendar is still a little glitchy, but rest assured that I’ll be at all your favorite spots this week and for the foreseeable future. Monday: Mississippi Pizza from 5 to 6 Tuesday: Village Ballroom from 10 to Read the Rest…

Mr. Ben on vacation this week — shows still happening!

May 25, 2013

Hey friends! I’ll be gone all this week — camping with my dad in Canada. But fear not! All your child’s musical needs will be more than met by my good friends, Matt “Tallulah’s Daddy” Lynch and Mr. Hoo (Of Alphabeticians fame). Matt is is filling in for my Monday at Mississippi Pizza and Wednesday Read the Rest…

All Mr. Ben shows still on for this week as usual!

May 20, 2013

Hi friends! I’m having a little trouble with my online calendar, so not all my shows are appearing. But rest assured that all your favorite Mr. Ben shows are happening this week. They are: Monday 5/20 — Mississippi Pizza Pub from 5 to 6 PM Tuesday 5/21 — Village Ballroom from 10 to 11 AM Read the Rest…

Portland Magazine Votes Mr. Ben Portland’s “Best Rock Star Role Model”

July 15, 2012

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Kenton Park

June 19, 2012

Join Mr. Ben this Sunday, June 24, at Kenton Park! Mr. Ben will play music from 11 to 12 at Kenton park, then he’ll hang out for a while to give ukulele lessons! Buy a solid wood Mr. Ben ukulele, handmade in the USA, for just $50 and get a free ukulele lesson right there Read the Rest…

New Mr. Ben album

June 6, 2012

Be the first to get the new Mr. Ben album! It has lots of your favorite songs, including Rocketship Run (AKA Blastoff!). Click here to download your copy!

Mr. Ben is on Vacation until Tuesday, June, 5

May 25, 2012

MR. Ben is camping in the Canadanian wilderness! Please check with the respective venue to see if his regular show is cancelled or a guest performer is filling in. Please download his new album, I DO!, in the mean time: