Ben Friedman @ The Perfect Pig Gulf Place
Ben Friedman is a songwriter and producer from Santa Rosa Beach, FL. Never one to occupy a single genre, he has written and produced music over a wide spectrum of styles. In 2003 Friedman formed Free Monica, an acoustic pop-rock band, with local singer/songwriter, Kyle LaMonica. The band released two full-length studio albums before his desire to seek other forms of expression pulled him in other directions. Some of his notable projects include alternative hard-rock band Stealing Mona, a reggae album titled "Roadblock Runna" featuring local artist, Donnie Sundal, and a collection of Nashville-produced Country songs. Currently, Ben Friedman is composing electronic music for an upcoming video game and his compositions have been featured on Free Surf Magazine and Billabong TV. He has also been producing and engineering out of Neptone Recording Studio in Destin where he has worked with such names as Sam Bush, Colonel Bruce Hampton, and Zach Deputy, and most recently produced and engineered the album "Out Here" from the local reggae-rockers, Heritage. Although Friedman usually performs his tech-enhanced, genre-crossing live show as a solo act, he often shares the stage with former bandmate Kyle LaMonica as well as a many other local artists.
February Music Lineup:
Feb 2: Chris Alvarado 6-9
Feb 3: Dino Lourdi 6-9
Feb 9: Chris Alvarado 6-9
Feb 10: Bob Cushing 6-9
Feb 14: Dino Lourdi 6-9
Feb 16: Chris Alvarado 6-9
Feb 17: Scott Rockwood and Shawn Hartung 6-9
Feb 23: Chris Alvarado 6-9
Feb 24: Ben Friedman 6-9
The Perfect Pig is a delightful café and gourmet market located in Gulf Place - serving the perfect blend of local cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner not to be missed! Featuring Half off entrees Monday - Thursday 5-6pm (Dine-in Only) and a Happy Hour that is hard to beat pouring: half off all wines, half off all cocktails, $5 select drafts, & $2 off domestic beers. Drink Specials available Monday thru Thursday 3-5pm & Friday thru Sunday 3-6pm.
Dine, shop and have a drink at the bar. The South of France meets Napa Valley meets the Deep South in this adorable café. The second location is located in Seagrove Beach..
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