BenRiver

Live Act Folk Alternative Singer/Songwriter Acoustic Melodic
BenRiver - Folk Alternative Singer/Songwriter Acoustic Melodic Live Act in London

BenRiver Short Info

Singer, songwriter and poet Ben River was brought up in Ladbroke Grove West London, and has been on a weird and wonderful musical journey ever since. Some of the highlights of this journey so far, are featured soundtracks on ‘Monkey Dust’ broadcast on BBC2/BBC3 TV, his music being distributed by Universal Music, supporting BBC award winning folk act ‘Megson’ as well as being Awarded The Southbank Centre Poetry Library’s Poet of the week (2014).

Ben River’s songs fuse contemporary alternative folk and classic songwriting with a unique sense of lyricism, producing a rhythmic yet melodic, emotional yet edgy sound that captivates audiences.

"Hauntingly wonderful. A master singer-songwriter."
"Rufus Wainwright meets Mumford and Sons."

Previously performed at some of the best live music venues in London: 02 Academy, Ronnie Scotts, Islington Assembly Hall, 229 and the V&A Museum as well as performing live at Paris Pop-In and Brussels Champetre. Ben River’s radio output includes stations in the UK, USA, Australia, Canada,Germany, France, Belgium, Portugal & Mexico.

Singer, songwriter and poet Ben River was brought up in Ladbroke Grove West London, and has been on a weird and wonderful musical journey ever since. Some of the highlights of this journey so far, are featured soundtracks on ‘Monkey Dust’ broadcast on BBC2/BBC3 TV, his music being distributed by Universal Music, supporting BBC award winning folk act ‘Megson’ as well as being Awarded The Southbank Centre Poetry Library’s Poet of the week (2014).

Ben River’s songs fuse contemporary alternative folk and classic songwriting with a unique sense of lyricism, producing a rhythmic yet melodic, emotional yet edgy sound that captivates audiences....

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Past Gigs BenRiver

  • 01 | 2016 London Ronnie Scotts
  • 09 | 2015 London The Half Moon
  • 06 | 2015 Paris Culture Rapide
  • 06 | 2015 Paris Le Pop In
  • 06 | 2015 Paris L'international
  • 05 | 2015 London The Half Moon
  • 12 | 2014 Paris Pop In
  • 10 | 2014 London EarMusic
  • 09 | 2014 London 02 Academy
  • 07 | 2014 Lymington Lymington Peace Festival
  • 07 | 2014 London 229
  • 05 | 2014 London Ronnie Scotts

Discography BenRiver

  • 2015 Frontier EP | New Antique Records
  • 2015 When The Sun Ate The MooN EP EP | New Antique Records
  • 2014 Live Sessions EP | New Antique Records

Media

  • Sound Pilgrim
  • Sound Light Through The Trees
  • Video Ben River // More than word...
  • Video Ben River // Live Sessions #1
  • Video Ben River // Live Session #2

Origin

  • London GB

Founded

  • 2000

Members

  • Ben River Singer/Songwriter/Guitar
  • Lee James Bass
  • George Hall Guitar
  • Mark Kennedy Banjo
  • Josh Holcroft Drums
  • Kim Cabanes Ukulele
  • Giorgia Macellari Violin

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