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The Old Sexton – Eliza Carthy/Dave Delarre/Ben Somers

‘The Old Sexton’ live at Eliza Carthy’s Restitute album launch at Cecil Sharp House. Eliza Carthy – Voice/Fiddle Dave Delarre – Guitar Ben Somers – Double Bass. We’ll touring in November/December so watch this space.

Steve & Ben Somers Live in London

We’ve got a busy couple of months ahead. We’ll be hitting The Prince Albert in New Cross March 3rd to play a show for the excellent ‘Good Evening Arts then we playNorth London’s favourite Honky-Tonk, The Prince Alfred on March 22nd. Here’s a clip from a show we played at Kansas Smitty;s jazz club last year, Buck Owens’ ‘My Heart Skips A Beat’

Steve & Ben Somers Live at Zedel

A packed show at Brasserie Zedel’s cabaret venue ‘The Crazy Coqs’. If you haven’t visited this place it’s a must. It’s in the heart of Soho and always a fun night.

Eliza Carthy ‘Restitute’ Release and Album Launch

I was very pleased to be asked to play on Eliza’s new album ‘Restitute‘. The album is predominantly solo but my good friend Dave Delarre and I got to play on two tracks. The Album launch will be on February 14th at Cecil Sharp House in London.

Songlines- “an extraordinary acoustic album”

Thanks to Songlines magazine for a great review of my album ‘Poor Stuart’

Live Highlights/Poor Stuart

Poor Stuart by Ben Somers available now.

“An extraordinary acoustic album” – Songlines

“Somers’ voice oozes country charisma” – Maverick Magazine

“A joy to behold….boy can he come up with a tune” – Folk Radio UK 

 

“Wonderful” Thank Folk For That. 

“Exquisite!” Nick Baraclough,-  BBC Radio

Steve & Ben New Album Session

It’s nice to be understood…

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.”

Read the full review here.

London Album Launch Review

Click here to read Laura Cooney’s review of our album launch gig at The Green Note in London.

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