51 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801
9pm-11pm / No Cover!
Trumpet/keyboard player, synthesist, music technologist, and sonic scientist Ben Hovey blends his artistry as an accomplished traditional musician with a deep knowledge of music technology, into a truly rare talent. He can sculpt an artistic vision into a polished soundscape as well as help traditional artists learn the current tools available to them.
His intense passion for life and his craft is evident in his various diverse musical projects. Fusing EDM with soul, dub, jazz, hip-hop, and world music has taken him from Ultra Music Festival in Miami, to Earthdance in San Francisco, to Burning Man and beyond. Ben has performed and/or recorded with Spam Allstars, George Clinton, Steel Pulse, Digital Underground, Bassnectar, Morris Day and The Time, Adam Deitch, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Galactic, Stephen, Kymani, and Damian Marley, Karl Denson, Michael Winslow, The Legendary JC’s, Yo Momma’s Big Fat Booty Band, Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Agent 23 Skidoo, GFE, Afromotive, Telepath, Pedro Alfonso, Bob Rosa, Suenalo, Kevens, Ill Subliminal, Lil Panda, and many more.