We just got back from a great weekend in south Georgia headlining Swamptown Getdown Music and Art Festival along with Bloodkin and many other awesome bands. What a great festival and crowd! Videos from the festival: “Exposition of a Traveling Salesman -> So What Jam -> Uncle John’s 7 Jam” “The Continuing Death of Billy Lyon” (new original)
Ben’s debut full length album Wooden is set to be released worldwide on January 13th, 2017. Showing a noticeable shift in Ben’s music from straightforward jam-rock, Wooden is a string-fueled Americana exploration with shades of jazz, rock, and soul. Produced by renowned fiddler/mandolin player Ross Holmes (Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Warren Haynes and The Ashes and Dust Band, formerly Mumford and Sons) at The Bomb Shelter in East Nashville, Tennessee, the album features nine new original songs by Ben and …
Ben Sparaco will be playing guitar in Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band this summer. Dates include: 7/21/16 at The Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton. See the review in Live for Live Music here, with the full recording and videos. 7/23/16 at The Music Ranch in Lakeland, FL 7/24/16 at The Side Bar Theatre in Tallahassee, FL See the review here 7/27/16 at Amp by Strathmore in Bethesda, MD 7/28/16 at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, MD 7/29/16 at The Egg in Albany NY …
“Who’s Gonna Follow?” an original by Ben Sparaco Performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway.
“Walk On The Levee” an original by Ben Sparaco Performed by The Ben Sparaco band with Ron Holloway.
“Exposition of a Traveling Salesman” an original by Ben Sparaco, into a version of Billy Cobham’s “Stratus.” Performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway
“Heartless Home” and original by Ben Sparaco performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway (thanks CheeseheadProductions for the video).
“In A Silent HolloWay” based on Miles Davis’ “In A Silent Way” into the Grateful Dead’s “Eyes Of The World” performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway.
Another video of Eyes Of The World into Little Feat’s “Spanish Moon” performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway (thanks CheesheadProductions for the video).