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

July 2016

July 27 Wednesday
Dedham, MA - Arts at Endicott Summer Concert Series - 656 East St, Dedham, MA 02026 - 7pm - 8:00pm - This is our first year at this series and we're looking forward to it in a big way. Another, simply knock out gorgeous location.

This event is sponsored by Wegmans. They are going to give away free lemonade, water, brownies and cookies. A pretty sweet deal I think.

This is a FAMILYWORKS event. For this event we'll be collecting goods for School on Wheels Massachusetts.

School on Wheels can really use the following items:

> High Quality backpacks for kids Kindergarten-Grade 12
> Single Subject Notebooks
> Composition Notebooks
> Glossy Folders
> Crayons 24-Pack
> Colored Pencils
> Washable Broad Tip Markers
> Scientific Calculators
> Pens and Pencils
> Pencil sharpeners with Cap

The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to educate children impacted by homelessness by providing academic support and one-on-one mentoring so children can reach their full potential.

The vision of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is that all children have the academic support necessary to achieve a bright and productive future that will help end the cycle of homelessness.

July 28 Thursday
North Andover, MA - 10am - 11am - 800 Massachusetts Ave, N. Andover - We'll be playing a set of tunes on the N. Andover Town Common. A rain location will be available.

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

August 2016

August 3 Wednesday
Andover, MA - 6pm - 8pm - The Green at Andover Town Hall, 36 Bartlett St, Andover, MA

August 4 Thursday
Arlington, MA - 6:00pm - 7:30pm - Robbins Library - One of the best shows of the year. The hometown summer show. Bring a blanket. Bring a picnic. Bring dancing shoes.

August 9 Tuesday
Melrose, MA - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Beebe Estate, 235 West Foster Street, Melrose - should weather be a problem, we'll be at: First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster Street, Melrose

August 10 Wednesday - AM
Lowell, MA - 11am - Historic Boarding House Park - 40 French Street, Lowell, MA - A fantastic spot for a FREE show. Good vibes galore. Bring blankets, chairs, sunshine.... we'll be there with bells on. If weather is an issue, we'll be in the Lowell High School Auditorium. It's just across the street from Boarding House Park.

August 10 Wednesday - PM
Natick, MA - 6:30pm - Natick Town Common - In front of the Gazebo - This is one of our favorite places to play. America at it's best! Be there or be square.

August 11 Thursday
Acton, MA - 6:30pm - 8:00pm - 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton, MA - Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area (NARA) - This is a GREAT spot. I'm talking Woodstock vibe great spot. Lots of room for lots of running, dancing, relaxing and just about everyting. Bring a picnic. They also sell hotdogs and burgers and stuff. It's. Just. Great.

August 16 Tuesday
Medford, MA - 6pm - Condon Band Shell, Route 16, Medford, MA - We were rained out at this location last year and we're itching to play there. Great spot. Big party. Activities galore put on by the Medford Family Network. It's all good.

August 18 Thursday - Rain Date for August 4th Show
Arlington, MA - 6:00pm - 7:30pm - Robbins Library - One of the best shows of the year. The hometown summer show. Bring a blanket. Bring a picnic. Bring dancing shoes.


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

September 2016

September 17 Saturday
Lexington, MA - private show

September 18 Sunday
Ipswich, MA - 11am - 3pm - Appleton Farms, 219 County Road - Truly a highlight show of the year. Many farm variety activities with yummy food concessions. Plenty of green space and just a beautiful spot to be a human being. This is a Trustees of the Reservations property. 'Nuff said.


Grass detail from Ben's Baby Taylor

John Zevos


November 5 Saturday
Watertown Children's Theater - info to be supplied.

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

December 2016

December 10 Saturday
Arlington, MA - 10:30am - FIFTEENTH Annual Holiday Extravaganza - Regent Theatre - Not much I can say here other than this show is what it's all about this time of year. We play our take on our favorite holiday songs, throw in a few of our own songs and we hope for dancing in the aisles. Come on out and dance. Check our Christmas/Holiday CD.

March 2017

March 18 Saturday
Natick, MA - 10:30am - TCAN - Summer St - Our favorite Metro West haunt.