ELVIS MONROE – Ben Carey is a former member of the bands Savage Garden and Lifehouse who currently plays in the country-tinged southern rock band Elvis Monroe, which performed at the first edition of the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas four years ago. On Oct. 1, 2017 the night of the mass shooting during a Jason Aldean performance at the festival that killed 59 people and injured more than 500 others, Carey was in attendance as a fan alongside best friend, bandmate and lead singer of Elvis Monroe, Bryan Hopkins, who were both in the crowd when the shooting began. They are survivors and heroes. They have written a song after the Vegas shooting called The Fight in honor of all the lives touched by this tragedy.
Elivs Monroe is comprised of an all-star lineup from some of the world’s most successful acts and features an eclectic mix of country , classic americana and modern flavors, coupled with an organic live show reminiscent of storytellers. ELVIS MONROE features Ben Carey , Bryan Hopkins and Jared Berry.
The band was forged on friendships and the songs speak their stories.