|Genres||Modern Rock, Funk/Groove & Soul Rock|
|Band Members||Ben Phelps; Mike Adams; Matt Summitt; Mike Bartusiak; Jeff Conley; Eric Lewis|
|# Years Experience Performing Live:||20|
|Market Draw:||VA: 51-75|
|Venue History:||The Tobacco Company - Richmond, VA; Outer Banks Brewing Station - Outer Banks, NC; Cary Street Cafe - Richmond, VA; The NorVa - Norfolk, VA; The National - Richmond, VA; Old Dominion University - Ted Constant Convocation Center - Norfolk, VA; Virginia Beach Amphitheater - Virginia Beach, VA; NTELOS WIRELESS PAVILION - Portsmouth, VA; The Edge at Wintergreen Resort - Wintergreen, VA; kellys - Outer Banks, nc; the port O Call - Outer Banks, NC; Bucknell University - Lewisburg, PA; Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA; Hampden-Sydney College - Hampden-Sydney, VA; University of Virginia - Charlottesville , VA; Whitlows on Wilson - Arlington, really Clarendon; Hells Kitchen - Norfolk, VA; The Barrel Room - Norfolk, VA|
|Opener Experience:||BB KIng; Buddy Guy; Colbie Caillat; Big Head Todd and the Monsters; Michelle Branch; Carbon Leaf; Pat McGee; Toad The Wet Sprocket; The Romantics; Cowboy Mouth; Taylor Hicks; Chicago|
|Similar Artists:||REM; Toad The Wet Sprocket; Counting Crows|
|Discography:||New Ghost Town LP—2010; Vision and Sound LP—2006|
As a six-piece band based out of Virginia, The Ben Phelps Project has had a successful run since 2000. Playing shows throughout the East Coast highlighted by performances with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Colbie Callait, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Michelle Branch, Cracker, Carbon Leaf, Pat Mcgee, Taylor Hicks, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, The Romantics, Good Old War, Chicago, and Cowboy Mouth.
The band has released one album, Vision and Sound in 2006, and is currently writing and rehearsing for a second. Ben’s solo, 2010 release “New Ghost Town” received airplay on college radio across the county, charting #1 on LaSalle University Radio. Most recently, the album has been has been licensed to The Discovery Channel, MTV2, and VH1 for use in over ten television series. Currently, Ben is in the studio finishing up his second solo album also set for release this year.
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