Born 1987 as grandson of Karsten Jahnke, one of Germany’s biggest independent promoters and pioneer of the German live industry, Ben Mitha grew up with a love for music. During his studies Ben Mitha founded the full service event company Digga Events, while also becoming more involved in the daily business at KJ.
After finishing his studies in 2011, Ben started working as one of the company’s international bookers and became one of the company’s managing directors in 2014. While his grandfather is a jazz enthusiast, Ben Mitha´s specific love lies in the Genres HipHop, Pop, R&B and Urban Music. So the KJ roster nowadays features acts like Wu Tang Clan, Cypress Hill, J Cole, Galantis, NAS, House of Pain and many others. At the same time Ben maintains his grand father´s open-minded approach towards all musical styles and oversees a roster of 66 international acts, including Peter Gabriel, The Cure, Portishead, Craig David, Erasure, Jack & Jack as well as domestic acts like Johannes Oerding, Max Giesinger and Michael Patrick Kelly.