Upcoming Shows




Ben and NRPS Pedal Steel Guru, Buddy Cage, at BR&F's Tenth Anniversary Show



BR&F at the Life is Good Festival with Keller Williams



Our Alien Friend, Tripp



Ben at the XM Studios in Washington D.C. with Mindy Thomas


Jared's Tie-Dye
Ben's Midnight Blue Tie-Dye


Jared's Tie-Dye
Tie-Dye currently owned by Jeff Bird of Cowboy Junkies
Ben Rudnick & Friends puts on a show for the whole family; our MA Kids Music is best described as “Family Jam Band.” So when you’re looking for a MA All-Ages Music show be sure to check us out.




BR&F at the Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2013


August 2015

August 6 Thursday
Atkinson, NH - 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Kimball Library - 5 Academy Avenue - Summer Reading Program End of Year Celebration

August 7 Friday
Lexington, MA - 6:30pm - Summer Concert series in Lexington, MA - An absolute highlight of the year.

August 10 Monday
DON'T TELL JACK - Natick, MA - 7:00pm - 9:00pm - Natick Concerts on the Common - 9 South Main St., Natick, MA - We in BR&F-land have started up a Rev. Gary Davis / Hot Tuna style country blues band called Don't Tell Jack. Same guys but we will not be playing any of the BR&F tunes at this show. This is going to be big fun.

August 11 Tuesday
Medford, MA - 6:15pm - 7:30pm - Condon Band Shell - We are pleased as punch to be playing in the beautiful Condon Band Shell on Route 16 in Medford, MA. We've been eyeing this structure for years and are looking forward to finally getting to play there.

This is a Medford Family Network Show. We usually play these at Wright's Pond. This year.... Condon Band Shell.

Condon Band Shell, Route 16, Medford, MA

August 12 Wednesday
Natick, MA - 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Natick Concerts on the Common Family Night - 9 South Main St., Natick, MA - We LOVE playing in Natick and consider it our metro-west home. The Natick Common concert is a highlight of our summer and always the last show of their summer lineup. It's a great spot. As I like to say "good vibes GALORE." Come on down if you get the chance.

August 13 Thursday
Arlington, MA - 6:00pm - 7:30pm - Summer Concert at the Robbins Library - 700 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA - The hometown summer show. Not to be missed!

August 18 Tuesday
Pawtucket, RI - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Slater Memorial Park - 825 Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, RI

August 20 Thursday - raindate for Aug 13th show if necessary.
Arlington, MA - 6:00pm - Summer Concert at the Robbins Library.

August 19 Wednesday
Chatham, MA - private show

August 21 Friday
Sandwich, MA - 11am - Heritage Museums and Gardens, 67 Grove St., Sandwich, MA - to say that we LOVE this place is an understatement. The grounds are simply beautiful and the vibe is relaxed. This show is always a highlight.

August 22 Saturday
Manchester, NH - 10am - 1pm - Veteran's Park, Manchester, NH - Great park! Great stage! We love it here. Details to come.


Ben, John, Jared and the Dixie Cups. Hey Now!




John atop Pike's Peak on the Colorado trip of 2010.

September 2015

September 12 Saturday
DON'T TELL JACK - Arlington, MA - 11am - Town Day - We in BR&F-land have started up a Rev. Gary Davis / Hot Tuna style country blues band entitled, Don't Tell Jack. Same guys but we will not be playing any of the BR&F tunes at this show.

September 12 Saturday - PM
Private show in Lexington, MA

September 19 Saturday
Boston MA - South Boston Street Festival - East Broadway between I Street and L Street - time to be determined - This sounds like a great day in South Boston. Lots to do. Many bands. Great food. Stay tuned for more details.

September 20 Sunday
Ipswich, MA - Family Farm Day at Appleton Farms - This is a great day on the farm. An absolutely beautiful Trustees of the Reservations property and really, there is no better place to be on this day. There are many activities going on and good, organic, farm raised food too.

We will play three sets this year from 11:00am - 11:45am. Noon until 1pm and then again from 1:10pm until 2:00pm. Lots of music.

September 26 Saturday
Boston, MA - details to be confirmed.

September 27 Sunday
Boston, MA - rain date for Sat, Sept 26 show.



Grass detail from Ben's Baby Taylor



John Zevos


October 2015

October 8 Thursday
Washington, DC - Tot Rock at the Smithsonian Instititute - three 40-minute sets starting at 10:15am, 11:15am and 12:30pm.

October 9 Friday
Washington, DC - Tot Rock at the Smithsonian Instititute - three 40-minute sets starting at 10:15am, 11:15am and 12:30pm.

October 10 Saturday
Vienna, VA - AM - Jammin Java - 227 Maple Avemue East - phone: 202-657-5215 - time to be supplied.

October 11 Sunday
Garden City, New York - Long Island Children's Museum - two shows - time tbd


John's Tie-Dye
John's Tie-Dye

December 2015

December 12 Saturday
Arlington, MA - Regent Theatre - Fourteenth Annual Holiday Extravaganza - 10:30am - Be there or be square.