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Steve & Ben UK dates

We’ve got some great gigs coming up around the UK over the next couple of months. On October 28th we’ll be at The Louis Marchesi in Norwich (tickets available here). The evening has been organised by the great duo Zuppardi & Clark who’ll be opening up for us. On November 2nd we’ll be playing the renowned Kansas Smitty’s in London (tickets available here). December 16th we’ll be in Portsmouth for Square Roots Christmas Bash at The Square Tower, tickets available here

 

Ben Somers’ Brass Hysteria OUT NOW

Listen/Download the album here

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The Ben Somers String Band Euro Tour Sept/Oct 2017

We’ll be getting together to trek across Europe once more beginning in London on September 30th at The Green Note . We’ll then be heading over to The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Spain. Catch us at one of the gigs listed below.

Sept

30th – The Green Note. Camden, London

Oct

3rd – Matrix . Rotterdam, Netherlands.

4th – Dordrecht, Netherlands

5th – Gitanes. Antwerp, Belgium.

6th – Cowboy Up Steakhouse Waardamme, Belgium.

8th – La Peniche Anako Paris, France. (6pm show)

9th – Cevennes TBC

10 – TBC

11 – Le Trinque Fougasse Montpellier, France.

12th – La Sonora de Gràcia Barcelona, Spain.

13th – El Barn D’en Greg Rubi (nr Barcelona), Spain.

14th – Toulouse TBC

The Peregrines at La Roche Bluegrass Festival ‘Rocky Island’

https://www.facebook.com/theperegrinesband/videos/767113410135176/

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

Steve & Ben Somers Country Band on ResonanceFM

A lovely afternoon playing and talking on ResonanceFM

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.

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

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