Ben Turcotte is a 17-year-old independent singer/songwriter from Port Elgin.

He has been playing music for many years. He is proficient on guitar, piano, drums, and saxophone. He was one of the 2010 Summerfolk Youth Discoveries winners. Since then, he has played many gigs and opened up for such acts as Madison Violet. He won the Barrie Folk youth songwriting competition in November of 2012. He wrote, recorded, and produced his first complete album in early 2013. He strives to make impressions with his music and is here today in hopes to do just that.