Ben Daniels Band

Arts & More
4:37 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Ben Daniels Band Takes Their Michigan Sound All Over The Midwest

The Ben Daniels Band performs at Bell's Brewery August 1. From L-R: Tommy Reifel, Amanda Merte, Ben Daniels, George Merkel, and Wesley Fritzemeier.
Credit Courtesy of The Ben Daniels Band

When your days are filled with classes for school, any diversion helps to clear your mind. Chelsea native Ben Daniels knows the feeling. It was while he was in audio engineering school in Arizona that he began experimenting with song writing, and decided to explore producing music.

Seven years, four additional people, and four albums later, The Ben Daniels Band has become a mainstay in the midwest alt-rock landscape.  Members Ben Daniels, George Merkel, and  Amanda Merte talk about their time in the spotlight in anticipation of their concert on August 1 at Bell's Brewery.

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