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Musician | Composer | Arranger

The Peregrines Spain/France

Just Boarding the plane at Manchester to go and join my brothers in music Grant Gordy, Joe K.Walsh and Bobby Britt aka The Peregrines. Thanks to our good friend and banjoist extrordiaire Lluis Gomez our tour will begin at Nofugrass Bluegrass Festival in Nofuentes in Spain’s Basque Country on Friday 29/07/17 then Saturday, we’ll  be driving to Barcelona  to play La Sonora De Garcia after a masterclass in Nofuentes. Sunday we’ll be in Sitges in Spain before heading into France to play in The Cevennes for a couple of nights. Our tour ends with a couple of sets at the fantastic La Roche Bluegrass Festival  (Aug 4th & 5th) in France close to the Swiss border.  Stay tuned!

http://bensomers.bandcamp.com/album/introducing-the-peregrines

Brass Hysteria @ Ronnie Scotts

We’ll be blowing hot in the upstairs bar of Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club on Sunday July 16th. Tickets available here – https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/4180-sunday-live-music-session-brass-hysteria

‘June Apple’ @ The Bluegrass Plus Club

Steve & Ben Somers Country Band on ResonanceFM

A lovely afternoon playing and talking on ResonanceFM

Ben Somers’ Brass Hysteria on Rock Creature Records

To conicide with Rock Creature Records releasing the album, we are playing upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s in Soho this Sunday April 9th 2017

The Henhouse Rag – Steve & Ben Somers Country Band

This tune (by me) is the final video from our shoot with Bobby Williams. We’ll be at The Green Note in Camden on June 17th 2017.

Steve @ Ben @ The Green Note , London

We’ ll be at the beautiful Green Note in Camden, London on June 17th. 

http://www.greennote.co.uk/production/steve-ben-somers-country-band/

Brass Hysteria on The Southbank June 2nd

As part of ‘Friday Tonic’ We’ll be playing in The Royal Festival Foyer on June 2nd 2017 at 5:30pm

Sitting In With The Time-Jumpers

Still one of my proudest and scariest moments to date. Whilst on tour with Seal I managed to catch one of my favourite bands, The Time-Jumpers when we stopped in Nashville. They were an incredibly  nice bunch of people and gracious enough to let me sit in for a couple of tunes.

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