Don’t Call Me Ben is a folksy, acoustic rock, jam band formed in 2021 in Poulsbo, WA. The band consists of Vin Chawla on guitar and vocals, Keith Tinger on banjo, Eli Rusk on percussion and Dave Alberti on harmonica. Musical influences include Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, Jim Croce, Jack Johnson, Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Jerry Garcia, Bob Marley, John Fogarty, Eric Clapton, Chris Cornell, Marcus Mumford, David Gray, O.A.R., Pearl Jam, Neil Young, Sublime, Green Day, CCR and the Allman Brothers Band to name a few.
Don’t Call Me Ben is now booking for shows at coffee shops, wine bars, farmers markets, breweries, private parties, closets, pantries. Pretty much anywhere you can think of.