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The Ben Phelps Project is a six piece band from Hampton Roads Virginia. The band plays a style of music all their own merging jazz, blues, and rock into an original sound. The BPP has worked regionally since 2004, released two albums, and has played shows with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Colbie Callait, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Chicago, Cowboy Mouth, Michelle Branch, Cracker, Carbon Leaf, Pat Mcgee, Taylor Hicks, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, The Romantics, Good Old War, and more.

Along with regular local radio and TV appearances, The Ben Phelps Project has been a regular on the club circuit. Most notably, headlining twice in 2008 and 2012 with crowds in excess of 500 at The NorVa in Norfolk, VA; a club Rolling Stone named as one of the top 5 clubs to play in the country.

The band has played for spring breakers in Panama City, Florida to Bucknell University students in Pennsylvania and everywhere in between. Ben Phelps is newly signed to Tinderbox Music, a promotional company out of Minnesota, which currently has his solo album, New Ghost Town, on college radios across the county and is licensing the music for TV & Film. Most recently, Ben Phelps music has been has been licensed to The Discovery Channel, MTV2, and VH1 for use in over ten television series.

New Ghost Town – Released 2010
Vision and Sound – Released 2006

Shows

  • Feb 10 Sat

    10:00 PM

    The Outer Banks Brewing Station

  • Feb 13 Tue

    07:00 PM

    7th Annual VEER Awards

    Waterside District, Norfolk, VA Mainstage

  • Feb 21 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Wharf Hill Brewing Co.

    Come on in from th cold and get down with The BPP Trio in the home town!!

  • Feb 21 Wed

    08:00 PM

    Barbecue by Froggies

    The BPP Trio is back at it at Froggies. 

  • Mar 02 Fri

    09:00 PM

    The Edge at Wintergreen

    The BPP @ Wintergreen free and open to all!

  • Mar 03 Sat

    09:00 PM

    The Edge at Wintergreen

    The BPP @ Wintergreen free and open to all!

  • Mar 17 Sat

    08:00 PM

    The Vanguard Brewpub and Distillery

    The BPP is excited to play one of the newsest brew pubs and distilleries in Hampton Roads on St. Patrick's Day!!

  • Apr 11 Wed

    08:00 PM

    Barbecue by Froggies

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Apr 18 Wed

    08:00 PM

    The BPP Trio at Wharf Hill

    Come on down the hill for what is growing into a fine time in the old home town!

  • Apr 21 Sat

    09:00 PM

    STUFT

    Hampton, VA

  • May 04 Fri

    07:00 PM

    Gatling Pointe Yacht Club

    Smithfield, VA

  • May 05 Sat

    07:00 PM

    Hair of the Dog

    Norfolk, VA

  • May 10 Thu

    04:00 PM

    The Hilton

    Virginia Beach

  • May 13 Sun

    11:00 AM

    Second Sundays

    Williamsburg, VA

  • May 16 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Wharf Hill Brewing Co.

    Smithfield, VA

  • May 17 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The BPP on 89.5 WHRV 7:00 Out of the Box

    Norfolk, VA

  • May 18 Fri

    09:00 PM

    GRAIN

    Norfolk, VA

  • May 20 Sun

    02:00 PM

    Rawls-O-Palooza

    The BPP is super stoked to be headed to Ben's home town of Franklin, VA to support the arts at the Southampton County Fairgrounds with oustanding artists and brew.  NO BS Brass and O'Conner is good by us!  Come on out. Pick up tickets early.

  • May 25 Fri

    06:00 PM

    Ocean 14

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • May 26 Sat

    10:00 PM

    Keagan's

    Town Center, Virginia Beach

  • May 30 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Jun 01 Fri

    07:00 PM

    Brick and Mortar Brewery

    Suffolk, VA

  • Jun 05 Tue

    08:00 PM

    17th Street Stage

    Virginia Beach, VB

  • Jun 27 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Jul 07 Sat

    07:00 PM

    31st Street Catch 31

    The band is stoked to head back to the origins. Catch 31 has been good to The BPP over the years!

  • Jul 14 Sat

    02:00 PM

    Private Event

    Smithfield, VA

  • Jul 22 Sun

    02:00 PM

    Decoys

    Suffolk, VA

  • Jul 25 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Jul 27 Fri

    07:00 PM

    34th Street Stage

    BPP DUO

  • Aug 03 Fri

    10:00 PM

    Cary St. Cafe

    Richmond, VA

  • Aug 09 Thu

    06:00 PM

    34th Street Stage

    BPP DUO IN ACTION ON THE BEACH!

  • Aug 24 Fri

    05:00 AM

    The Acoustic BPP Trio at Decoys

    Matt, Curtis, and Ben return to the pool bar for some evening fun.

  • Aug 25 Sat

    07:00 PM

    The BPP on the 17th St. Stage

    Always a good time at the oceanfront with The BPP!

  • Aug 29 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Aug 31 Fri

    12:00 PM

    The Hampton Roads Show

    It's always a big deal when The BPP shows up to WAVY TV 10.

  • Aug 31 Fri

    08:00 PM

    The Canal Club

    The BPP is always excited to play for the good folks of RVA.  We will be sharing the stage with Virginia Man.  Tickets $10.

  • Sep 07 Fri

    06:00 PM

    Momac Brewing Company

    Portsmouth, VA

  • Sep 08 Sat

    11:00 AM

    The Hampton Roads Morning of Hope

    The BPP is always proud to play our most meaningful charity event.

  • Sep 08 Sat

    07:00 PM

    Hair of the Dog

    Norfolk, VA

  • Sep 26 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Sep 29 Sat

    08:00 PM

    Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

    Suffolk, VA

  • Oct 03 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Wharf Hill Brewing Co.

    Smithfield, VA

  • Apr 19 Fri

    06:00 PM

    The Virginia Beer Co.

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Apr 20 Sat

    06:00 PM

    Momac Brewing Company

    Portsmouth, VA

  • Apr 24 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Apr 26 Fri

    09:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • May 04 Sat

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • May 08 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Smart Mouth Brewing Co.

    Norfolk, VA

  • May 11 Sat

    02:00 PM

    RAWLS ART MUSEUM FESTIVAL

    COURTLAND, VA

  • May 29 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsbur, VA

  • Jun 06 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Jul 18 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Aug 08 Thu

    09:00 PM

    The Camel w/ Night Idea & Mitchel Evan

    Richmond, VA

  • Aug 10 Sat

    04:00 PM

    34th St. Stage BP Solo

    Virginia Beach

  • Aug 24 Sat

    10:00 AM

    Cary St. Cafe

    Richmond, VA

  • Aug 28 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Smithfield, VA

  • Sep 12 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Sep 25 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Oct 13 Sun

    02:00 AM

    Second Sundays

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Oct 30 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Nov 07 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Jan 12 Sat

    10:00 PM

    The Outer Banks Brewing Station

    Kill Devils Hills, NC

  • Jan 18 Fri

    09:00 PM

    The Edge at Wintergreen

    Wintergreen, VA

  • Jan 19 Sat

    09:00 PM

    The Edge at Wintergreen

    Wintergreen, VA

  • Jan 25 Fri

    10:00 PM

    Cary St. Cafe

    Richmond, VA

  • Jan 30 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg,VA

  • Jan 31 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Feb 02 Sat

    06:00 PM

    Brick and Mortar Brewing Co.

    Suffolk, VA

  • Feb 03 Sun

    09:00 AM

    Hunter at Sunrise WHRV Studios

    Norfolk, VA

  • Feb 21 Thu

    08:00 PM

    Barbeque by Froggies

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Feb 22 Fri

    07:00 PM

    Capital Ale House

    Innsbrook, VA

  • Feb 23 Sat

    06:00 PM

    Momac Brewing Company

    Portsmouth, VA

  • Feb 27 Wed

    07:00 PM

    Cogans Deli

    Williamsburg, VA

  • Mar 07 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

  • Mar 14 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Canal Club w/ Anthony Wayne Vibe & Spud Cracker

    Richmond, VA

  • Mar 16 Sat

    04:00 PM

    Brick and Mortar Brewery One Year Bash

    Suffolk, VA

  • Mar 31 Sun

    02:00 PM

    The Footsy Fest

    Smithfield, VA

  • Apr 11 Thu

    08:00 PM

    Barbeque by Froggies

    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Apr 18 Thu

    07:00 PM

    The Smithfield Inn

    Smithfield, VA

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