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Ray Benson STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1985
Enemy of the King

Ensemble

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1983
Dave & The Sweethearts

Film Executive

Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dave & The Sweethearts [Replacement]

Film Executive [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]


Ray Benson News


Kris Bowers's First Concerto, FOR A YOUNGER SELF, Featured on New Album by American Youth Symphony

On Friday, July 26, 2024, Academy Award-winning composer Kris Bowers and GRAMMY Award-winning violinist Charles Yang are spotlighted on a heartfelt new album, For A Younger Self, featuring the talented musicians of the American Youth Symphony (AYS) conducted by Carlos Izcaray.
Ken Block & Drew Copeland Of Sister Hazel, Asleep At The Wheel, and More Come to Spire Center For Performing Arts

The Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth, Massachusetts has announced five new shows. Learn more about the upcoming lineup here!
Texas Tribute to Randy Travis Announces Additional Guest Artists

Rounding out the lineup for ‘A Texas Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis’  is Travis' songwriting stalwart and longtime friend, Paul Overstreet, Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson, Casey Donahew, Pecos & The Rooftop's Pecos Hurley, Mike Ryan, Jon Wolfe, Texas-country legend Rosie Flores, Waylon Payne, Jolie Holliday and Sonny Burgess.
Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Announced At The Lied!

The 'Jimi Hendrix of the Ukulele,' Jake Shimabukuro, will be performing at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on October 12. Don't miss this genre-bending musical experience!
Circle Network Brings Back 'Austin City Limits: Country' For New Season

Hosted by Asleep At The Wheel frontman and Austin local Ray Benson, season two will feature legendary artists like Waylon Jennings, Ray Charles, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Toby Keith, Tammy Wynette, Wynonna Judd, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Turnpike Troubadours, and others.
Swan Songs Serenade Benefit and Gala Returns For its 13th Year This October

Swan Songs has announced their 13th annual Swan Songs Serenade, which will return Oct. 29 at Four Seasons Hotel Austin (98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701), from 6 - 10 p.m.
Harris Center for the Arts to Host ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL in June

HARRIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS will present Asleep at the Wheel on Sunday, June 11, at 7:30 pm.
A CHANCE TO ROCK Announces Fundraising Event Set For Next Week

Nonprofit program initiative “A Chance to Rock' has announced the first of several upcoming fundraising events this year on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at the Band Aid School of Music, located at 2309 Thornton Road, Austin, Texas 78704.
The Shootouts Announce Grand Ole Opry Debut

The Shootouts will make their debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry. The rite of passage showcase comes on the same date as the release of their third full-length album. Stampede is produced by Ray Benson and is packed with appearances from Raúl Malo, Marty Stuart, Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller, Benson & members of Asleep at the Wheel.
The Shootouts Announce Ray Benson-Produced Album 'Stampede'

Stampede came as a surprise to the band. Only months after the April 2021 release of their Top 10 Americana Radio album Bullseye, The Shootouts received word that the legendary Ray Benson wanted to produce their next album and they quickly headed back into the studio. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
MUSE/IQUE to Present LA COMPOSED: A FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES MUSIC This Week

MUSE/IQUE continues its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, with Grand Avenue led by Artistic Director Rachael Worby and featuring the returns of Savion Glover, named by Dance Spirit magazine as one of the 13 Best Tap Dancers in History, and Charles Yang, recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award and described by The Boston Globe as one who 'plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star.'
2022 SWAN SONGS SERENADE Featuring Bob Schneider Sells Out

Swan Songs, Austin music nonprofit, announces that tickets are sold out for the 2022 Swan Songs Serenade, the organization's annual benefit, which will be held at Four Seasons Hotel Austin on Sunday Oct. 23.
Ten-Time Grammy Award-winners Asleep At The Wheel to Perform With The Plano Symphony Orchestra 

The Plano Symphony Orchestra (PSO) continues their 40th Anniversary  Season, Celebrating Connections, with Texas' own Asleep at the Wheel on Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m. at the  Eisemann Center.
Nelda Studios Partners With Austin Angels And Band Aid School Of Music To Launch A CHANCE TO ROCK Benefiting Foster Youth

Austin-based multimedia company Nelda Studios continues its philanthropic mission by teaming up with foster care nonprofit Austin Angels and the prestigious Band Aid School of Music to announce their new nonprofit program initiative, “A Chance to Rock,” providing music lessons and instruments to children experiencing foster care.
New York Festival Of Song Opens 35th Season With HEROES At Kaufman Music Center, September 28

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS), led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, opens its 2022-23 Mainstage Series with HEROES on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 8:00pm at Merkin Hall, co-presented by Kaufman Music Center.
Tickets On Sale Now For The SWAN SONGS SERENADE Benefit And Gala

Swan Songs, Austin music nonprofit, announces that tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Swan Songs Serenade, the organization's annual benefit, which will be held at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. Individual tickets will be $200 per person; tables are available for purchase - for more info on tickets and sponsorship opportunities, see here.
Austin's The Caughtery Release 'The Uninvited'

LISA TINGLE and DAVID GAYLER worked with TIM PALMER (Robert Plant, Ozzy Osbourne, Tin Machine, The Mission, U2, Pearl Jam), who also contributes guitar on 'Fragile'. This EP also features TOM BRECHTLEIN (Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Al DiMeola, Jean-Luc Ponty and Rickie Lee Jones) and RICKY PHILLIPS (Styx, Coverdale/Page, Bad English, The Babys).
2022 SWAN SONGS SERENADE To Return With Spectacular In-Person Gala

Austin-area music nonprofit Swan Songs today announces the 2022 Swan Songs Serenade, the organization's annual benefit, which will be held at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. After two years of virtual events, the Serenade returns to being in-person where donors and supporters will gather in support of Swan Songs' mission to fulfill musical last wishes.
Legends 100.3FM To Present A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR UKRAINE In Downtown Abacoa

Dick Robinson, Founder of Legends 100.3FM, today announced the upcoming Legends Radio's Benefit Concert for Ukraine. Scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, from 6 to 8 pm, the event will be held in the Abacoa Amphitheater and Green Market, located at 1267 Main Street in downtown Abacoa (33458).
CULTURE & COCKTAILS at The Ben to Return With Singer Deborah Silver & Songwriter Dennis Lambert

Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, today announced that this season’s next CULTURE & COCKTAILS conversation will again be held live in the beautiful rooftop ballroom of The Ben, located at 251 N. Narcissus Avenue in West Palm Beach.

Ray Benson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Ray Benson been in?

Ray Benson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ray Benson been in?

Ray Benson has not appeared in the West End.

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