Ben Barnes
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Ben Barnes

Band Rock Singer/Songwriter


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Deadweight- Stroking the Moon, Halfwit Anthems, Opus One
Les Claypool- Purple Onion
Swindlefish- Swindlefish, and the Barnes Heath Project
The Rilke String Quartet- Self titled album and Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor

Many of the Deadweight songs have gotten airplay on radio and television in moderate rotation.



Benjamin Barnes is a singer songwriter and fiddle player who graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a masters degree, and has toured and recorded with many groups including Les Claypool, Erik McFadden, Jason Newsted and Deadweight across the U.S. and Japan. Influences range from Beethoven to David Bowie and the Beatles to Hank Williams and Fishbone. In 2000 performed at the Fuji Rock Festival, Japan.