Ryan Benton is a pianist, guitarist and vocalist performing solo, duo and band shows throughout Northern VA, Western MD, Southern PA and Washington DC areas. A trained musician with a degree in music from James Madison University, Ryan has been performing blues, pop, jazz and rock in acoustic and electric acts for over 25 years. Ryan is currently performing shows in his eclectic, solo acoustic act on vocals/piano/guitar featuring a crowd pleasing mix of favorites from the 60's to today as well as blues, southern rock classics and original music. Check out Ryan playing with The Voodoo Blues, Benton and Mckay, Mangione and Benton Jazz as well as solo and with other groups. Ryan has been a staple in the MD and NoVA music circles for over a decade now, and always looks forward to the opportunity bring the joy of great music to new audiences.
On Easy Street plays great vocal and instrumental jazz from the great American songbook 1-4pm on Saturday, September 24th at beautiful Otium Cellars!
Private Party Mangione and Benton jazz 6-9pm September 24th.
Mangione & Benton play with vocalist Madeline Miller for an afternoon of great jazz at Maggie Malick Wine Caves from 1-5pm on Saturday, October 1st. Come out for great wine, tunes and company!
Benton and McKay private party
Benton & McKay play First Friday in Leesburg at Loudoun Brewing Company, your favorite and best neighborhood brewery! Rock, Funk, Blues, Country, etc. and a good time will be had by all, and Smiling Tummy Thai food truck! 6-9pm, Friday, October 7.