Ben Torres is a singer/songwriter who plays a variety of music on the electric and acoustic guitar with nonstop ambition.
His main goal in life is to inspire millions of people through the power of music, love, and unity.
Ben's performance career highlights include opening for The Little River Band, performing at the House Of Blues twice with his band, performing at the Hard Rock in Tampa, and playing at various restaurants/venues throughout Central Florida.
Price Range: $100-350
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Expect an entertaining performance with a wide variety of music! I love what I do and I incorporate my own unique sound to both originals and covers.
BEN TORRES is an 18 year old guitarist/singer/songwriter born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ben’s interest in music began at an early age having acquired his first guitar, a Fender Stratocaster, when he was just 9 years old. He’s played with non-stop ambition ever since.
In his young musical life, Ben has studied guitar for 5 years with Sean McWilliams, Mike Walker and Ryan Phillips and 4 years of vocal studies with Manny Lujan, Christine Andrus and Ron Feldman. Ben has also studied advanced theory, songwriting and techniques for most of his life. He currently goes to Valencia College and is studying to receive a degree in Audio Engineering.
His performance career highlights include opening for The Little River Band at Palm Coast’s “Rockin Rib Fest”, performing as a feature artist at the popular “Delandapalooza” music festival, and performing at the Hard Rock hotel in Tampa, FL.
At the age of 16, Ben released his first full-length CD “Like No Place Else”. The album was produced by Mike Walker at Dreamwalker Studios and features 8 original songs written by Ben, and another 2 songs co-written with Walker. The album made it’s FM radio debut on Beach (link hidden)
His latest work is a single entitled “The Life We’re Given” and is scheduled for worldwide digital release May 2015. The song is about those who can not escape their past and as a result it affects their future. Written by Ben, the song was produced by Maika Maile and mastered by Chris Athens.
One of Ben’s goals is to become a well known artist familiar to every household. Ben’s musical talents grow tremendously due to his consistent practice and love for rock. His desire and dream to play on stage in front of thousands grows stronger every day.
His favorite artists are Rage Against the Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, 311, John Mayer, and Dave Matthews Band.
Additional Booking Notes
- I own a PA system and I can bring it if need be.
- I do not need too much stage space since I am a solo act.
- I advertise for all of my shows unless they are private.
Past Booked Events
|December 02, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 15, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Caboose|
I take requests and I can learn specific songs prior to any events if preferred!
Hotel California - The Eagles
So much to say - Dave Matthews Band
Paranoid - Black Sabbath
The stone - Dave Matthews Band
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
I will possess your heart - Death Cab For Cutie
Don't drink the water - Dave Matthews Band
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Under the bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Katie - Ben Torres
When I Dream Of You - Ben Torres
Carry On My Wayward Son - Kansas
Cocaine - Eric Clapton
#41 - Dave Matthews Band
Limitless - Ben Torres
Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Wish you were here - Pink Floyd
NFW - Ben Torres
Karma police - Radiohead
Fake plastic trees - Radiohead
So right - Ben Torres
Temptation - Ben Torres
Blackbird - The Beatles
Chemistry - Ben Torres
Wild world - Cat Stevens
August 21st - Ben Torres
Tears in heaven - Eric Clapton
Island in the sun - Weezer
Creep - Radiohead
Home - Phillip Phillips
Drive - Incubus
Why Georgia - John Mayer
Good riddance - Green Day
Holiday - Green Day
Warning - Incubus
Purple haze - Jimi Hendrix
While my guitar - The Beatles
I won't give up - Jason Mraz
Love song - The Cure
Conscience - Ben Torres
Georgia on my mind - Ray Charles
Crash in to me - Dave Matthews Band
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Drifting - Andy Mckee
That's how I see it - Ben Torres
Morning Star - Vinnie Moore
The life we're given - Ben Torres
Island Song - Zac Brown Band
Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
21 Guns - Green Day
Hysteria - Muse
Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Otherside - Red Hot Chili peppers
Santeria - Sublime
Let it be - The Beatles
Stairway to heaven - Led Zeppelin
Hey there Delilah - The Plain White T's
Layla - Eric Clapton
Influences & Inspiration
Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Incubus, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, 311, John Mayer, and Dave Matthews Band.
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