Benjamin Del Shreve
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Benjamin Del Shreve

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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"Benjamin The Bohemian"

“Benjamin Del Shreve seamlessly blends passion with pop sensibility.” - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

"The Poet/Pirate of Rock and Roll"

“If a guy is gonna call his work brilliant and charming, he better be able to back it up, right? Okay, so Benjamin Del Shreve does. In fact he rocks.” - Nightflying


"Brilliant & Charming"
Currently 4 tracks are on regular rotation at "104.9 The X"



Was it in Helsinki or Orlando?” Benjamin Del Shreve asks during the opening bars of “God is a Dancer,” the first track on his highly anticipated debut album Brilliant & Charming. It’s a question that best personifies Benjamin’s spontaneous approach to life and an eccentric philosophy that manifests itself in his music.

On Brilliant & Charming, Benjamin puts a modern twist on timeless rock ‘n’ roll filled with scorching solos, captivating melodies, and danceable beats. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette declared, “Benjamin Del Shreve seamlessly melds passion with pop sensibility.” Critics aren’t the only ones singing his praises; Benjamin and his band swept every category for which they were nominated at the 2008 Northwest Arkansas Music Awards taking home the prizes for Pop/Rock Band of the Year, Best Male Vocal, Album of the Year, and Band of the Year.

Benjamin and his band worked for over a year on Brilliant & Charming and the attention to detail is evident. Songs like “These Days” and the title track “Brilliant and Charming” balance boldness with accessibility. “Alana” and “Flowergazer” exude raw sexual energy.

A love of music and a charmed life shape Benjamin’s songs. Born to missionary parents who ministered to biker gangs, Benjamin grew up somewhere between Heaven and the Hell’s Angels. As a teenager, he joined GS Megaphone. Eventually, he went solo and began writing songs in a variety of styles before purchasing a Gibson Flying-V guitar. Realizing that rock ‘n’ roll was his calling, he formed the core of his current band with drummer Kurt Curry. Slowly, the line-up, the songs, and the fan base came together culminating in the release of Brilliant & Charming, an album that has been a long time coming but truly lives up to its name.