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In putting together the new #steveandbensomers album we decided to record dad’s song #takethemoneyandrun , it was written before I was born!. Amazing playing with the family @robupdegraff & @wesleygibbens Always a pleasure working with our good friend @jbwolfypilon at @buffalorecordingstudio , great live room, wicked gear. We’re playing @harrisonpub all day folk fest on October 21st. @ukcountrynews @countrybloguk #newmusic #steveandbensomerscountryband #nashvilletolondon #londongigs
Very occasionally, without any prompting, someone writes about your music in a way that you always hoped. Thanks to Danny Neill at Folk Radio UK for a lovely review.
My favourite quote from the review:
“Well, the cover images show him to be a heads up, can-do sort of chap. The kind of house guest who wouldn’t mind helping with the washing up.”
I’m very excited about the launch of my new album ‘Poor Stuart’. With the help of All About PR it’ll be released late August and we’ll be touring it starting at the Didmarton Bluegrass Festival on September 2nd. Along with myself, Evan & Dorian will be the amazing Lena Jonsson from Sweden , joining us on fiddle. I met Lena a few years ago when we shared a bill during a tour she was doing with the wonderful Brittany Haas. If you haven’t checked Lena out then find her new album ‘Places’.
Here is the title track from the new album ‘Poor Stuart’
Wow, what a great time we had in Norway. We were shown great hospitality and friendship and played a couple of burning gigs. Here’s a video from our show at The Slabberasset Festival.