Artist info

Genre

Indie, Roots


Sounds like

John Butler, Angus Stone, Paul Kelly, Bob Dylan


band members

James Bennett


Influences

John Butler, Angus Stone, Paul Kelly, Bob Dylan


Website

jamesbennettmusic.com

Gig

James Bennett

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

25 May

House Concert

Tropic, 4802

Airlie Beach

6:00pm

Bio

James Bennett is an Alternative Roots/ Folk artist from Newcastle NSW. 

No stranger to playing live, he plays over 100 shows per year.
James incorporates many different elements into his performances including Weissenborn Lap Steel, 11 & 6 string guitars, stomp box, foot tambourine, harmonica & a unique vocal style.
The last few years James has warmed up the stage for much loved Australian artists such as The John Butler Trio, Diesel, Jeff lang, Wendy Matthews, Ian Moss, The Black Sorrows, Vika & Linda Bull, Rick Price & Dan Sultan. This list also extends to some well know international artists like Newton Faulkner (UK) & Canned Heat (USA).
James has independently recorded & released two E.P’s & a self titled album. The second album titled ‘Run with the Hunted’ (released in 2017) was recorded in Hollywood CA with highly respected Producer/ Engineer Scott Campbell who has worked with & recorded industry names such as Alanis Morissette, Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty.
James is currently working on his third studio album set to be released in mid 2019 featuring past John Butler Trio Drumer/ Percussionist Michael Barker & Mike Rix on Upright Bass.
James Bennett is proudly endorsed by Cole Clark guitars, D’Addario strings & is an Ambassador for Grand Flavour Clothing.

Review

Review by Nkechi Anele Nkechi Anele

22 May 2019

Triple J
45

I can hear early JBT element coming through this track but, I think it stands on its own and is pretty killer.

I can hear early JBT element coming through this track but, I think it stands on its own and is pretty killer.