Benjamin Laub, aka Grieves, is a multi-talented rapper/singer signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment. Grieves an American rapper/hip-hop artist based in Seattle, Washington, hails from the same location as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Grieves released his first album, Irreversible, independently in 2007.In 2008, Grieves teamed up with multi-instrumentalist and producer Budo, with whom he would release his next two albums: 88 Keys & Counting in 2008, and Together/Apart in 2011. Together/Apart debuted at #112 in the Top 200 Album Sales, marking his first appearance in the Top 200. Grieves, along with Budo, performed at South by Southwest 2011 and also at Warped Tour 2011. His music has also been featured in Real Detroit Weekly, Seattle Weekly, and The Washington Post.His fourth album, Winter & the Wolves, was released on March 25, 2014. It peaked at number 57 on the Billboard 200.
Currently on his North American Summer Tour, Grieves will be performing Tuesday, August 6th, with supporting acts Canadian 2013 Juno and MMVA nominated, BlackBox Recording artist SonReal aka Aaron Hoffman, and high energy Las Vegas artist Ekoh.
Blending hip hop with alt rock and everything in-between, Ekoh has a sound that will appeal to every music listener. Ekoh states "My music is about embracing real life, the struggle, the good times, the frustration, the anger, the heartache. It's all real because its all true. I have felt and experienced it all." Ekoh's unique sound and voice has gained a loyal following. This groundbreaking MC of Las Vegas Is a Red Bull Sound Select Artist, and has performed at the Life Is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas, NV alongside Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots, Earl Sweatshirt and more.
Tickets for this 21 and over event are available via ticketfly.com, and range from $12 - $15 dollars. Doors are at 8pm Pacific.