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Live music with Ben Mason
September 4 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Ben Mason at award-winning Gadino Cellars for an afternoon of music, wine, friends, and bocce! Leashed dogs are welcome outside where Ben will provide tasty dog treats in addition to his outstanding vocals.
Ben has been a performing musician in the DC area since the 70’s. He’s played the Birchmere, Jiffy Lube Live, the old Cellar Door, Blues Alley, the Bayou, The Kennedy Center, The Baltimore Civic Center, and many venues now long gone. He opened for Billy Ray Cyrus in Washington, DC before 80,000 people for Rolling Thunder and he returned to their stage again from 2015 through 2019, where crowds of 40, 000 people gather at the Lincoln Memorial. Ben was on Lifesong Records, ( Jim Croce ), RCA Sunberry/ Dunbar, was signed to Nashville’s Cedarwood Publishing as a writer, has appeared as a musical guest on The Today Show, written two nationally aired film scores for NBC television documentaries, was the Grand Prize winner in the 10th Annual Mid- Atlantic Songwriting Contest, has appeared on over 100 albums and been involved in too many inane jingles, appeared as the opening act or recorded with Foreigner, Styx, Don Felder, Steve Laurie of The Hollies, The Dillards, Poco, Rick Derringer, Steuart Smith of The Eagles, Bo Diddly, Gary US Bonds, Dave Mason, Chuck Woolery, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and John Cougar Mellencamp. His first album, “River Deep In Me “ was produced by John Jennings, who also produced Mary Chapin Carpenter. For more on Ben Mason, click HERE.