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Ben River, hailing from West London, fuses contemporary alternative folk and classic songwriting
with a unique sense of lyricism, producing a rhythmic yet melodic, emotional yet edgy sound that
captivates any audience he plays to whether accompanied by his full band or playing solo.
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Bugbear Bookings said: “Ben River – Singer songwriter and poet playing melodic folk pop
and sounding like Rufus Wainwright meets Mumford and Sons meets Tallest Man on Earth.”
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FolkSpot Radio said: “Folkspot Radio has been playing the music of Ben River since July 2013. He caught our
attention initially with his thought-provoking, poetic lyrics. This, along with his interesting, slightly husky vocal
quality has kept him on our playlist. There is a haunting, dream-like quality to his songs which can sometimes
be reminiscent of Leonard Cohen. Jane Knights/FolkSpot Radio.”
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Lymington Folk Club Said: “Ben River, who currently lives in Ladbroke Grove, West London,
is a young singer/songwriter with a style very much his own”… Steve West/Lymington Folk Club
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Islington Faces said: “Ben’s songs are hauntingly wonderful.
A master singer-songwriter.”… nicola baird/islingtonfacesblog.com
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2013 Live dates at some of the best venues in London, including: 02 Academy Islington, Islington Assembly Hall, The Monto Water Rats, Half Moon Putney, The Troubadour, The Bedford, Nambucca, Surya, George Tavern, Proud Camden, Amersham Arms, Regal Room, The Finsbury, New Cross Inn, The Workshop Hoxton, Camden Enterprise, The Silver Bullet, The White Lion, & Supporting slot for BBC Award winning duo: Megson
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2013 Radio play & live sessions include: Roundhouse Radio (UK), BHCR (Brighton), XPR Radio (UK), IC Radio (Imperial College London), Avenues FM (UK), K to K Radio (UK), Radio Latitude (Greenwich University), ELR (East London Radio), BRYL Radio (Yorkshire), Folk spot Radio (Norfolk) CISM 89.3 (Canada), Valley FM (Australia), Wolfman Radio (USA)
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2013 Festival dates include: Sound Tracks Festival (London) Filey Folk Festival (Yorkshire), Green Days Festival (London) Bruxelles Champetre (Belgium), Veg Festival (Bristol), Party in the Park (London) Dulwich Park Festival (London) Sparrows Festival (London), HCC Summer Festival (London) Palmers Green Festival (London) Word on the Street Festival (Folkestone), Orchard Festival (London)
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For more information please contact New Antique Records
Telephone: 07897 674 357 – Email: info@newantiquerecords.com
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Follow on Twitter : twitter.com/benrivermusic
Videos on Youtube : youtube.com/benrivermusic
Music on Soundcloud : soundcloud.com/benrivermusic
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