Sep 2, 2017 Kennan, Wisconsin, WI
Saturday
Jonesfest
Jonesfest
 

Come hear some great music at one of the Northwoods' fastest growing music festivals!

I take the stage at 3:30 pm sharp. Be there or be elsewere. Hope to see you soon!

Aug 19, 2017 Plano, IL, IL
Saturday
Smallville Superfest
Smallville Superfest
 

Great Scott! I just got added at the last minute to the lineup at the Smallville Supervest in Plano this weekend. I'll be performing my worldwide number one smash hit "Life of a Comic Book Hero" to a crowd of Superman fanatics on Saturday about 5:15 p.m.!  Up, up and away!

 

 

Sep 17, 2016 Chicago, IL
Saturday
Ben Sage Returns to the Elbo Room!
The Elbo Room
 

Great News!

I'm returning to the stage at the Elbo Room in Chicago for the first time in a good long while, playing a 2-hour slot on Saturday, September 17, from 8 to 10 pm with a cover of only $5!

I'll be debuting lots of new songs, including at least one I still need to finish writing! I'll also be performing some choice Ben Sage classics and some favorite covers you're sure to recognize. 

There will be fun, humor, giveaways and surprises. But mostly there will a good time!

Hope you can make it! See you there!

Jun 13, 2015 Aurora, Illinois, IL
Saturday
The Aurora Greenfest 2015
Aurora Greenfest 2015
 

Come one, come all for a wonderfully green day of fun and informativeness ... and some music, too!

Mar 28, 2015 Aurora, IL, IL
Saturday
Culture Stock Bookstore
 

I'll be playing some tunes with a Earth-related theme from 6:00-7:00 pm, and then we'll all unplug for some human-powered entertainment.

Oct 2, 2012 Glen Ellyn, IL
Tuesday
Ben Sage returns to Folk Festival
WDCB 90.9 FM
 

Good news! I will once again be playing live on-air on the Folk Festival program hosted by Lilli Kuzma on WDCB 90.9 FM on Tuesday, October 2, 2012.

I will be performing "American Maid" my original song about the importance of re-shoring America's manufacturing jobs, and a sort of descendant of Woody Guthrie's "Union Maid," to help celebrate this the 100th anniversary year of his birth.

I'm not sure exactly when during the show I'll play, but it will be sometime between 7 and 9 pm. Please tune in for this excellent program and, if you can't get it by radio, you can stream it online at WDCB.org. 

Thanks in advance for tuning in!

PS -- To hear and purchase the tune now, visit: http://lovebensage.bandcamp.com/track/american-maid

 

Sep 14, 2012 Naperville, IL
Friday
Ben Sage Plays Wicked Good in Naperville
Wicked Good Cafe
 

One of the Fox Valleys best singer-songwriters plays one of Fox Valleys favorite cafes. Come on down and enjoy!

Apr 22, 2012 Chicago, IL
Sunday
Ben Sage & Friends, Live in the Lounge
The Elbo Room
 

Join Americana singer-songwriter Ben Sage and his special musical guests for an evening of acoustic music in the Elbo Room's upstairs lounge. Lot's of fun, and just $5 for three hours of great, easy-going entertainment! See ya there!

Mar 17, 2012 Geneva, IL, IL
Saturday
Celtic Sounds with Special Guest Ben Sage
The Claddagh Irish Pub
 

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style with the fabulous food of The Claddagh Irish Pub and the authenitc Irish Music of Celtic Sounds, from 1 to 4 pm. And be there for the first public performance of Celtic Sounds' collaboration with Americana singer-songwriter Ben Sage, the fun new original Ben Sage composition, Let's Git Some Guinness In Us!

Mar 9, 2012 Chicago, IL
Friday
Lawless Brothers, Donna Frost, Ben Sage
Phyllis' Musical Inn
 

I'll be peforming the opening set on a great evening of Americana music at Phyllis's on fun Friday night. Fans of country rock with cowboy sensibilities will love Chicago's own Lawless Brothers and for fans of insightful singer-songwriters, Donna Frost in in town to fill the bill. It's gonna be a good time, so hope see you there!

Feb 23, 2012 Downers Grove, IL
Thursday
Songwriters Showcase
Ballydoyle
 

I will be joining several other area songwriters to perform once again on the Songwriters Showcase at Ballydoyle in Downers Grove. I'll be performing my latest single, "Let's Git Some Guinness In Us," too. It all starts at 8:30 pm. There's no cover, and the food and drink are always excellent, so please come on out and have a good time with us! PS -- Thanks to Janie for making these Showcases happen!

Dec 2, 2011 Chicago, IL
Friday
Ben Sage and Friends Live at the The Elbo Room
The Elbo Room
 

Hey Chicago Area Fans -- I'll be playing live at the Elbo Room on Friday night, December 2, sharing the bill with at least one other act, during the 10-12 time slot. Joining me for sure at this point is a wonderful Chicago-based songwriter Kathy Greenholdt, and we will probably be adding a third act soon -- all for just $5 at the door! Come on down and kick off the weekend with us!

Sep 27, 2011 Glen Ellyn, IL
Tuesday
Ben Sage live on-air on the Folk Festival Program
WDCB 90.9 FM
 

I'll be performing live in the studio, on-air duing WDCB's Folk Festival Program on Tuesday, September 27, sometime between 7 and 9 pm. I'm thrilled to be a part of Folk Festival, hosted by the wonderful Lilli Kuzma. I'll be playing a new song, so please tune in in the Chicago area at 90.9 FM, or listen to the program streaming online at WDCB.org!

Sep 24, 2011 Bolingbrook, IL, IL
Saturday
FARM Conference 2011
FARM Conference 2011
 

I'll play live at 11:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in Room 2 of Performance Lane at the Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Conference, which runs Sept. 22-25, 2011 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook, IL. Visit FarmFolk.org for complete info!

Aug 25, 2011 Downers Grove, IL
Thursday
Songwriter Showcase
Ballydoyle
 

I'll be performing a vibrant 20-minute set of my originals as part of a songwriter showcase at Ballydoyle Pub in DOWNERS GROVE on August 25, along with several other area tunesmiths.

Come on down, have a Guiness or two with a dinner off their great menu, and enjoy an evening of original songs with us all.

Here's the line-up:

 8:30- 8:50 Janie (intro and a few songs)
8:55- 9:15 Meghan Foley
9:20- 9:40 John Arthur
9:45- 10:05 Allison Wesley
10:10-10:30 Michael Plishka
10:35-10:55 Julie Jergens
11:00-11:20 Ramon Nayar
11:25-11:45 Ben Sage

Aug 25, 2011 Downers Grove, IL
Thursday
Ballydoyle
 

I'll be performing a vibrant 20-minute set of my originals as part of a songwriter showcase at Ballydoyle Pub in Aurora on August 25, along with several other area tunesmiths.

Come on down, have a Guiness or two with a dinner off their great menu, and enjoy an evening of original songs with us all.

Here's the line-up:

 8:30- 8:50 Janie (intro and a few songs)
8:55- 9:15 Meghan Foley
9:20- 9:40 John Arthur
9:45- 10:05 Allison Wesley
10:10-10:30 Michael Plishka
10:35-10:55 Julie Jergens
11:00-11:20 Ramon Nayar
11:25-11:45 Ben Sage

Jul 16, 2011 Aurora, IL
Saturday
Aurora Farmers Market
Aurora Farmers Market
 

For those who prefer their veggies AND their music home grown, I'll be playing the Aurora Farmers Market (in the parking lot of the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave. on Route 25) from 9 - 11 a.m., Saturday, July 16. Come on down for some tasty covers and nutritious originals. It's free and for all ages.

Jun 13, 2011 Chicago, IL
Monday
Ben Sage live at the Elbo Room
The Elbo Room
 

Come on out for a full 45-minute set of my originals, including many all-new songs, and your favorites, too! Then stay and enjoy three more top area music acts at this premier Chicago venue for live music. See you there!

Mar 28, 2011 Chicago, IL
Monday
Double Door
 

Hello Friends and Fans,

I'm opening a bill that will include Jake Paul, Phil Lomac, Remington Pettygrove and Andrew Pelletier. We each get a half hour set, and you get the entire evening's entertainment for $5. Please be there by 8:00 p.m sharp to hear my set, I'll be debuting new songs, and having fun with you! 

Mar 28, 2011 Chicago, IL
Monday
Ben Sage at the Double Door
Double Door
 

Hello Friends and Fans,

I'm opening a bill that will include Jake Paul, Phil Lomac, Remington Pettygrove and Andrew Pelletier. We each get a half hour set, and you get the entire evening's entertainment for $5. Please be there by 8:00 p.m sharp to hear my set, I'll be debuting new songs, and having fun with you! 

Nov 23, 2010 Chicago, IL
Tuesday
Ben Sage plays Uncommon Ground on Clark
Uncommon Ground on Clark
 

I'm pleased to announce that I will be performing a live set at one of the best places in Chicago for acoustic original music, Uncommon Ground on Clark, at 8:00 p.m. sharp, Tuesday, November 23rd.

You can eat dinner and enjoy the music in an intimate 30-seat setting. Seats will go fast, so please call for reservations, which will guarantee you a seat. Admission is FREE! The contact info is below. Thanks to Uncommon Ground and Lindsey Wilson for this opportunity.

UNCOMMON GROUND3800 N. Clark St. (Wrigleyville)Chicago, IL 60613 Dinner reservations at 773-929-3680.



Read more: http://events.myspace.com/Event/7899671/Ben-Sage-plays-Uncommon-Ground-on-Clark#ixzz11cY7iKoH

Nov 8, 2010 Los Angeles, CA
Monday
Ben Sage plays Genghis Cohen
Genghis Cohen
 

Ben Sage returns to LA with his special brand of original Americana for this exclusive engagement at Genghis Cohen! Come on out and hear Ben's newest songs, have a great meal, too. Cover $8 (cash only) at the door. For advance ticket availability, please contact the club. Cover also includes The Furious Seasons, who take the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Come for dinner, enjoy the music!

Age Requirement: All ages.

Read more: http://events.myspace.com/Event/7899151/Ben-Sage-plays-Genghis-Cohen-LA#ixzz11cWbXgrt

Sep 24, 2010 Chicago, IL
Friday
Ben Sage plays the Horseshoe
Horseshoe
 

C'mon down to the Horseshoe this Friday night, have some of their great Texas BBQ or other fine food & drink, and check out the show. I'll be playing the opening two sets, followed by two sets of the the original country-rock of Chicago's own Lawless Brothers! All for NO COVER!!!

Aug 27, 2010 Naperville, IL
Friday
Ben Sage in Concert
Borders Books
 

Hey, Chicago-area fans please mark your calendar for my just-scheduled performance at Borders Books, 336 S. Rte. 59, in Naperville, Illinois, from 8 - 10 pm on Friday, August 27, 2010. There is no cover charge. This Borders is right next to a great Thai restaurant called Le Siam and also the nifty Hollywood Palms cinemas, in case you want dinner and movie AND Ben Sage! Come on out, browse some books, and enjoy the music.