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


June 28 Tuesday - THIS SHOW IS RESCHEDULED to TUESDAY, JULY 26th ------ Due to BR&F family circumstances, we have rescheduled this show for Tues, July 26th. We're sorry for any inconvenience.
Bedford, NH - 6:00pm - Town Pool Complex, 20 County Road - We'll play one set at this wonderful location. We get a little band box with the sun shining on us and there is plenty of green space to run. If rain is a thing, we'll play at the old Bedford Town Hall, 10 Meetinghouse Road.

June 30 Thursday
Winchester, MA - Wright-Locke Farm - 6:15pm - 7:30pm-

THURSDAY Evening: June 30 - Wright-Locke Farm - Winchester, MA
We are very much looking forward to playing at Wright-Locke Farm. We did play last year but due to the weather, we had to retreat to the 1837 Barn which was a bit cramped and a bit hot but ultimately turned out to one of the highlight shows of the summer. THIS YEAR.... the weather looks fantastic and we'll all be outside watching the sun set and enjoying a beautiful evening. We will. 


WHAT: Family Fun Night at Wright-Locke Farm
WHEN: Thursday Evening - June 30
WHERE78 Ridge Street, Winchester, MA
TIME: 6:15pm - 7:30pm.
WHAT ELSE: It's beautiful at the farm. The show is FREE.
WHAT ELSE, WHAT ELSE: They say.... 

Bring you own picnic or pre-order a boxed picnic from the Piantedosi Bread Shoppe Picnic Menu. Pre-ordered picnics must be ordered by Wednesday at 5pm. We will also have a cash bar, plus popsicles and popcorn for sale in our Farmstand.

Come to the Farm around 5:30 to walk around, visit with the chickens or pet a goat.  

Dinner arrives at 6:00pm and entertainment starts around 6:15. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and your favorite non-alcoholic refreshments. See below for details on each event.

IF RAIN: We'll move inside the 1837 Barn but the weather looks fantastic.
HISTORIC DETAIL: The farm began circa 1638. More history...

 

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

July 2016

July 11 Monday
Burlington, MA - Town Common - 29 Center Street - We play on or just in front of the Gazebo in the green space in front of Town Hall. This is a very fun place to be. LOTS of green space.

July 12 Tuesday
Holliston, MA - Goodwill Park - 416 Green St. - Always a fun time in Holliston's Goodwill Park. The best memory is the band being set up in the blockhouse they have as a stage and it started raining lightly outside. We asked the folks if they wanted to stay, they said yes, and we had a perfectly fun evening. No one left. That's playing in Holliston!

July 13 Wednesday
Allston, MA - 5:30pm to 6:45pm - Harvard Summer Concert Series at Ray Mellone Park, 300 Harvard St., adjacent to the Honan-Allston Library.

If rain, we'll set up and play in the Honan-Allston Library.

July 14 Thursday
Boston, MA - private party

July 15 Friday
Bristol, RI - Blithewold Family Fun Friday at Blithewold Mansion, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI - YES... it's beautiful here. Really, amazingly beautiful. We play just about 30 feet from a 112 year old redwood tree.

July 16 Saturday
Allston, MA - WGBH Ice Cream Fest - Many bands - We play 1:00pm - at the WGBH Studios - 1 Guest Street - Allston, MA

July 19 Tuesday
Raindate for July 14th show.

July 20 Wednesday
N. Chelmsford, MA - 6:30pm > 7:45pm - MacKay Branch Library, 43 Newfield St, N. Chelmsford MA 01863

If need be, the rain location is the Chelmsford Senior Center, 40 Groton Road, Chelmsford, MA.

July 22 Friday
Lexington, MA - at the Visitor's Center - 1875 Mass Ave. - 6:30pm - 8:15pm - this is a highlight show for sure. On the green where the American Revolution started. Bring a picnic. Bring friends. Plan for a great evening in America.

July 24 Sunday
Arlington, MA - private party - duo show

July 25 Monday
Sudbury, MA - Haskell Field - 40 Fairbank Road - Family Fun Festival - Lots to do at this event and plenty of green space. PLENTY of green space. We'll play a set from 7pm - 8pm. In case of rain, we'll be at the Fairbank Community Center Gym.

June 26 Tuesday
Bedford, NH - 6:00pm - Town Pool Complex, 20 County Road - We'll play one set at this wonderful location. We get a little band box with the sun shining on us and there is plenty of green space to run. If rain is a thing, we'll play at the old Bedford Town Hall, 10 Meetinghouse Road.

July 27 Wednesday
Dedham, MA - Arts at Endicott Summer Concert Series - 656 East St, Dedham, MA 02026 - 7pm - 8:30pm - 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.

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




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

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

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.



Grass detail from Ben's Baby Taylor



John Zevos


September 2016

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.


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.