Here it is, as promised! This morning the release of the very first Benbros album. Today also marks the birthday of my brother Supawal, and the 10th anniversary of Carla and I moving to France! You can download a selection of tracks from our album for free this morning at the link below. Wishing you all a fabulous day.
With the release of our first album “Friday’s Child”, just over a week away, we’ve been asked what sort of shizz is it? Here is a taster of type of shizz it iz! This track will give you the idea, and although it won’t appear on the album you can download it for free! Please give us a like, share it, and leave a comment.
Last Thursday we played Devant Les Halles in Anguoleme city centre (Outside the Blues Rock Cafe. It was ‘Madame Blanc and Friends’…..a ‘put together just for the gig’ band…we had great ‘no rehearsal fly by seat of pants’ fun, and a few strong beers! 🙂
Saturday was a private party with Jazz a la Carte. A very different night, though still great fun. We played from 8pm until midnight with a 30 minute break! A real workout!
…..and still to come in September, a solar powered gig, and a gig at a nudist camp! I kid you not! 🙂
Here’s the details…
16th September, Friday 8pm, La Caverne 14 rue Montebe?lo 86500 Montmorillon.
17th September, Saturday 8pm, Auberge du Noyer, La Brousse, Londigny 16700.
20th September, Tuesday 8pm, Camping Creuse Nature, Route de Betete, Boussac 23600.
24th September, Saturday, Private party. Solar Power!
Here is a cover version of Jess Roden’s ‘Stay in Bed’. Recorded here in France, one late night in August. Madame Blanc on vocals, Andrew ‘Supawal’ Bennet on drums, Serge Baudot on bass, me on guitars. If you like it, please comment and share it……
The 2016, 59th edition of the Festival de Confolens runs from the 10th to the 15th August…..and The Sugaree Band have managed to snag a spot on the main outdoor stage on the final day! WhooOOOOooOO!!! Details soon! 🙂
August is super busy, as usual….I’m really looking forwards to getting stuck into these. 31st July, The Sugaree Band, Auberge de l’Argentour, Nanteuil-en-Vallée, 16700 1st Saturday – Jazz a la Carte – Private function. 2nd Sunday 12noon- Jazz a la Carte – Green Man Inn, Charroux, 86250 7th Friday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – La Petite Fontaine, La Dorat, 87210 8th Saturday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – Bar de la Fontaine, Gouex, Poitou-Charentes 13th Thursday – Jazz a la Carte – Private function. 14th Friday – Jazz a la Carte – La Meteorite, Rochechouart 87600 15th Saturday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – Au Reflet des Limousines, Ecuras 16220 16th Sunday 5pm- Jazz a la Carte – Le Soleil Couchant, Verneuil, 16310 21st Friday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – Le Repos, Lac du Mondon, Cromac, 87 23rd Sunday- Jazz a la Carte – “Grande Braderie”, Ruffec town centre, all day…
11am Place d’Armes, Hotel de Ville
3pm Rue Jean Jaurès/Rue du Chenais
5pm Place Aristide Briand 27th Thursday – Bennetti’s Jazz n Blues Club – Le Soleil Couchant, Plan d’Eau, Verneuil, 16310. 28th Friday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – Café de le Gare, Gourville 16170 29th Saturday 8pm- Jazz a la Carte – Auberge du Noyer, La Brousse, Londigny 16700 30th Sunday 12noon- Jazz a la Carte – La Charrette, Benest 16350