Ben Rudnick & Friends play the hippest family music around. With countless awards to their credit, including SEVEN Parent’s Choice awards, their adventurous, high-energy blend of happy, upbeat acoustic music is guaranteed to entertain the entire family. Bending musical styles from country to bluegrass, rock to second-line New Orleans, their original songs and fun takes on familiar tunes make you sing, make you dance and make you happy. Join the fun!
With countless kudos to their credit, including SEVEN Parents’ Choice Awards, the band considers its main focus to be providing a common ground where all family members can enjoy a shared musical experience.
Drawing on original songs and traditional material, the band seamlessly integrates classic Americana with their own unique sound. It’s kids, it’s families, it’s music... live music.
The band is in their seventeenth year of making music for families. That includes twelve recordings, tours up and down the east coast and a week of shows in Colorado. The band is an institution in the Boston area and are happiest when playing outside on a perfect New England summer evening.
The tightly-honed quartet ties its identity to their New England homeland. Their sound is pure Americana. There’s a summer feel, a strong sense of celebration and happiness.
The band consists of Ben Rudnick – guitar and vocals, Jared Steer – drum kit and percussion, Chris Zevos – bass guitar and vocals and John Zevos – mandolin and vocals.