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Wed. June 24th 2015
@  GasTown (All Ages)
Make Music Vancouver 2015 Ben Everyman, Straight Up, Bloco Enertia, Kownterpoint, Chic Soiree , The Underscore Orkestra, Funk Schwey, Mellomanic, Her Brother, Monika Schwartzmann, Hint of Lime, Need to Kno, PaperTrails, Woodshed Supply co., You plus one, The dolls, SOSTENUTO ET LE HOT CLUB DE MA RUE, SARGAM UBC, QUINTESSENTIAL JAZZ BAND, PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, DESIRÉE DAWSON, Klimbatize, SOLACE TIMBRE, TRES TIPOS, Jericho
Sat. September 6th 2014
The China Cloud (No Minors)
Ben Everyman "Subourbon" Album Release Ben Everyman, Steve Brockley Band, Wooden Horsemen
Tue. July 29th 2014
The Cellar (No Minors)
The MIX - July Edition Chloe Lloyd, Terry, Aurius , Kenny Gourmet, Cat Blonde, Kyle Richardson, Ben Everyman
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Ben Everyman

Ben Everyman

Confirmed: Aug. 12, 2014 (Awaiting Update)

from Vancouver BC
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Past Shows (24)

Ben Everyman, true to his name, makes music that cavorts carelessly across folk, blues, country, and rap, dripping with cutting wit and satirical humour. Some say he sounds like Beck, and Bob Dylan, writing absurdist poems about Johnny Cash in his mother’s basement, and he has been known to make people laugh and cry, often at the same time.

Ben usually performs as a one-and-a-half-man-band, playing foot-powered drums, harmonica, and guitar, and accompanied by a mannequin torso on tambourine. Frequently likened to offbeat actors, musicians, and long-lost friends from forgotten hometowns, he’s like your favourite t-shirt: familiar and rumpled, and lovable no matter how tattered and worn he gets.

Produced by Winton Hauschild (Hannah Georgas, Hey Ocean), his third full-length album, Subourbon, will be released in September, 2014. His previous releases, Deprecado and Iconoplastic, received glowing national press, with Ben dubbed “a virtual fountain of ideas” by The Georgia Straight, and “witty, scruffy and irreverent” by Exclaim, as well as charting top-ten on college radio across Western Canada. Ben’s also a budding fashion mogul—with his own line of clothes, called Spurt— and a visual artist and writer whose works (such as the near-bestselling No Fate But What We Make) perspectify absurdity.

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Available for paid gigs
Listing last updated/confirmed Aug. 12, 2014

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