Introducing A Music Monday Spotlight: Ben Torres

Ben Torres is a 19 year old guitarist/singer/songwriter born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ben’s interest in music began at an early age having acquired his first guitar, a Fender Stratocaster, when he was just 9 years old. He has played with non-stop ambition ever since.

Ben’s first gig was at a Rock and Roll Camp held at Valencia College’s East Campus in Orlando, FL in 2008.  You can find Ben playing at various locations around Central Florida such as: Yellow Dog Eats, Dandelion Cafe, Imperial Wine and Beer Garden and House of Blues. He’ll be tuned in during our upcoming Voices for Children benefit event in Hard Rock Cafe on May 27 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

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This is not Ben’s first time performing on the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa stage. He first performed on the stage a few months ago as the lead guitarist for local talent and Hard Rock Cafe Tampa ambassador, Eden Shireen.

Ben is thrilled to have the opportunity to perform on the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa stage to benefit Voices for Children stating, “They are an amazing charity and I am honored to a part of such a great cause.”

Fun Fact: Ben is driven to make a change in the world through music.