Born in the tiny town of Hiram, Maine and graduated with a degree in Music Technology from McGill University in Montreal. Schooled in Jazz, raised on rock, fascinated with music the world over, Ben can easily be found strumming a soulful original tune.
A very diverse musician, you can find out more about Ben on his webpage at www.benhammondmusic.com.
Open Mic Night
Bring your voice and your favorite instrument and show Siesta Key your best.
If you have talent, bring your instrument, sign up with our host, and he will try to get you up front to entertain our crowd.
Kettle of Fish
They have been performing in clubs, pubs and venues all over the United States and the World for years. They have shared the stage with members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Roger Waters' Band, Graham Forbes of the Incredible String Band, Pat Travers, Damon Fowler, Dickey Betts, the Amazing Bolts, Shea Seger, Twinkle, Devon Allman, Eddie Money, Molly Hatchet, Elvin Bishop, Tommy Castro, Trombone Shorty, the Marshall Tucker Band, among others.
Berry Oakley's Skylab
Made up of Berry Duane Oakley, Zack Yoder and Mike Fender
Be a part of the Skylab experience as they play all sorts of music ranging from old classic rock, to folk and beyond.. They love to explore their favorite music and put new twists on it, have fun with it. The joy of music will travel much farther then just playing it. SKYLAB experiments in sound, groove, and all we thought we knew about music.
Come on inside and experience SKYLAB's musical experimentation's
Skylab experiments with all sorts of music ranging from old classic rock, blues, folk, country, reggae and beyond.. with sounds, tone, feel, groove, and all that we thought we knew in music. Known as a blues rock band with a twist, Skylab continues to grow into it's rockfolkblues psychedelic sound.
"We love to explore our favorite music and put new twists on it, have fun with it. The joy of music will travel much farther then just playing it." Skylab
Whiteleather Yoder Duo
Every Friday Day
The Whiteleather Yoder Duo is comprised of John Whiteleather and Zack Yoder. The two paired up when John, a Pennsylvania native decided to make Sarasota his home after years of living in Europe. Zack is a local favorite born and raised right here. Together they deliver an organic sound that blends folk, country and classic rock. No matter what time of year it is, you'll always enjoy a friday afternoon at SKOB with John and Zack.
Every Friday Night
Dana and Company
Every Saturday Day
Dana brings in featured artists which you can discover on our Facebook page, and the music is always different and you can count on having a good time!
(better known as a small version of Kettle of Fish)
Every Saturday Night
A popular regular to the SKOB musical lineup, Tozier will amaze you with his slide guitar while belting out a Delta Blues tune. His signature song Beerrun gets the crowd singin' along. All you need to know is how to spell "B double E double R UN". Join him Saturday's and ask him if he likes Clarence "Gatesmouth" Brown.
(Also known as Kortez and the Killers)
Performing songs from these great Singer/Songwriters of his generation.
Neil Young, Eris Clapton, The Greatful Dead, Van Morrison, Arlo Guthrie, CCR, Jim Croce, Stephen Stills, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffet.
If you ask nicely, he may perform a great version of the Who's "Pinball Wizard".