Tony Benn

Tony Benn

BandAmericanaAcoustic

"Tony plays alt folk in the vein of Damien Rice and Death in June. Surprising and beautiful." -Fred's Music, Canada

Biography

"Tony’s voice evoking a steady but sad, contemplative quality that draws comparisons to Damien Rice or John Martyn he let’s it soar to devastating and beautiful effect.an album perfectly suited for cloudy Sunday listening " The Scope magazine Canada
Tony is extremely talented and a gentleman. I am humbled by true, great, organic, music: there's something about Ireland: but I must say there is something very special and honest about Tony Benn's songs and voice’. Johnette Napolitano(concrete blonde).
Tony Benn is a singer/songwriter from Miltown Malbay Co. Clare,Ireland and has been playing music since the 90s first in the grunge band Exploding Marmalade(winner of the 2005 temple bar new bands competition and featured on the Irish top 30 listed album one good jukebox)then in a variety of bands(Sexy results,Addiction,Soul Panda and Miles)also as a busker on the streets of Dublin now as a singer/songwriter. His self tititled first album was released Independently in September 2009 featuring collaborations with American songstress Johnette Napolitano and new European talent like Anthony Ward and Rebeca Massey . "
Tony plays alt folk in the vein of Damien Rice and death in June surprising and beautiful" Freds Music nl
Tony is currently touring in The Uk and Ireland after spending the Summer playin in Canada including the wreakhouse jazz and blues festivel,the George Street festival and the Canada day festivities in St johns

Discography

i am releasing my debut cd next week entitiled Tony Benn
available on Itunes/cdbaby

Set List

i do about ten of my own songs and two covers but i could play for anywhere between 10 minutes to 3 hours