Backyard Live Music series: Ben Mason


Date: July 22, 2017

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: Flint Hill Public House Restaurant & Inn
675 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill VA 22627


Ben has been a performing musician in the DC area since the 70's. He’s played at the Birchmere, Jiffy Lube Live, the old Cellar Door, Blues Alley, the Bayou, the Kennedy Center, the Baltimore Civic Center and all the venues in between. He 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 2 nationally aired filmscores for NBC television documentarys, 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 Dilliards, Poco, Rick Derringer, Steuart Smith of the Eagles, Bo Diddly, Dave Mason and John Cougar Mellencamp. His first album, "River Deep In Me " was produced by John Jennings, who also produced Mary Chapin Carpenter. Ben opened for Billy Ray Cyrus in Washington, DC before 80,000 people for Rolling Thunder, and he returned to their stage again in 2015 and 2016, where crowds of 40,000 people gather at the Lincoln Memorial. A 13 song CD, "Loveland" is his third solo release, and has songs on it which are featured in the film "Recludere" and on MSNBC's show "Juvies". Disney recently licensed his song, "Every One of Us" from that same CD. He is signed to a publisher in LA who works exclusively in television and film, and was the force behind CBS music for 12 years. He will release his fourth CD, "Sunshine”, in May of 2017, which features the lead guitarist of the Eagles, Steuart Smith. Ben plays piano and sings songs he's written about his life and the world around him. He is also a mixed media constructionist, and is about to release his first novel, “Big Boy Movers, Sex, Trucks, and Rock and Roll” about his life as the owner of a rock and roll moving company. His web sites are and