Ben Kadlecek is a 25 year old Southern Rock/ Alternative Country artist from the Texas Hill Country town of Dripping Springs, Ben moved to College Station, Texas after high school to attend Texas A&M University. It was during his time as an Aggie that his passion for his music really ignited. He began regularly attending open mic nights in the area and started writing his own songs. He released a single in the middle of 2018 followed up with a 5 track debut EP “Brazos County Bound” in 2018 and a 7 song album “Secrets, Whiskey & Lies” released in March of 2021.
Ben spent months playing acoustic shows and small band shows before forming the current band that backs him. Ben’s band consists of Sam Chance on drums, Noah McNabb and Dakota Hernandez on electric guitars ,and Cody McCallister on bass guitar. Hailing from across the state of Texas and Mississippi, they each bring their own strengths and stories that go into creating their on-stage sound.
A piano player since the age of seven, Ben’s unique gift is the fact that he can command the stage behind both a keyboard and a guitar. He treats the craft of songwriting like a puzzle, trying to find the best way to make the pieces fit while weaving a meaningful story throughout the song. His first major cut as a songwriter is one he previously released on his own project “Brazos County Bound”. Amen is the lead single from Nashville recording artist Jacob Bryant’s 2022 album “Barstool Preacher”. A songwriter, vocalist, and talented instrumentalist Ben Kadlecek aims to bring something new and creative to every listener. Ben is giving listeners tons of new music in 2022 with “Ghosts” released in January and finding its way to BMI’s Texas Top Ten playlist and “Tell Me” which landed on Spotify’s Fresh Finds Country playlist following in February. He isn’t stopping there, new music is going to continue to come throughout the year. Ben Kadlecek is a new face in Country/ Southern Rock to keep your eyes and ears on!