Ben Sparaco

And The New Effect

New Single “Living On My Own” Out Now!

July 26, 2019
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“Living On My Own,” the newest single from Ben Sparaco and The New Effect is out now, July 26th.   Find it on all major streaming services including… Spotify Apple Music Amazon Music    Read Live For Live Music’s Premiere: https://liveforlivemusic.com/features/exclusives/premiere-ben-sparaco-living-on-my-own/

Coast To Coast 2019 Spring Tour Announced

February 15, 2019
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  BEN SPARACO AND THE NEW EFFECT ANNOUNCE 26-DATE NATIONAL SPRING TOUR   INCLUDING HEADLINING SHOWS AS WELL AS DIRECT SUPPORT SLOTS WITH G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE   TOUR KICKS OFF MARCH 1 IN BOULDER, CO AT FOX THEATRE AND RUNS THROUGH JUNE 1 IN ALPHARETTA, GA AT MATILDA’S   Ben Sparaco and The New Effect, the Nashville-based indie-rock trio fronted by songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Ben Sparaco, have announced their national spring tour which includes headlining shows as …

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West Coast Tour Dates With G. Love & Special Sauce!

February 4, 2019
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We are thrilled to be opening for G. Love & Special Sauce for select west coast tour dates this March. Our first theatre shows! Tickets available now. 3/1 – The Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO 3/2 – The Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO 3/19 – The Rialto – Bozeman, MT 3/21 – Wild Buffalo – Bellingham, WA 3/28 – Warren Station Center For The Arts – Keystone, CO 3/29 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO 3/30 – Belly Up – …

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“Scared of The Dark” Official Video Premieres With Groundsounds

December 7, 2018
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The official in-studio video for “Scared of The Dark” has premiered with Groundsounds today,. December 7th. Watch the video now! Groundsounds link.  

End of 2017 Shows + New Record

November 7, 2017
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I’m wrapping up 2017 with some really cool shows all over the country starting next week (November 9-10) in New York City with two rare (for me) acoustic shows. November 9th I’ll be doing a set at The Bitter End in Greenwich Village at 6pm and November 10th I’ll be doing a set at Silvana in Harlem at 7pm. The last two Fridays in November the band and I, along with many special guests, will be celebrating Duane Allman’s birthday …

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Biscuit Fest 6 and Duane’s Gold Top

April 5, 2017
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  A surprise visit home to south Florida for two days got extended into a week and a half, thanks to good friends and good music. Biscuit Fest 6, The Funky Biscuit‘s annual four day festival started a day earlier for me, playing a full show with Crazy Fingers on Wednesday, March 29th. Friday brought a last minute gig of “Holloway, Collier, and Friends” featuring Ron Holloway, Roosevelt Collier, Rich Friedman and Josh Foster of Crazy Fingers, Andrew Musselman of …

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Wooden Released + February Tour Dates

January 18, 2017
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“Wooden” is now available on all major online platforms and at live shows as well as under the “shop” tab above. Huge thanks to all that worked on it! Ross Holmes: Producer, Violin/Fiddle, Octave Violin, Mandolin, Percussion, Vocals. Jon Estes: Engineer, Electric Bass, Fender Rhodes, Organ. Royal Masat: Electric Bass, Upright Bass. Sterling Masat: Banjo. Taylor Jones: Drums, Percussion. Paige England: Vocals. Vickie Vaughn: Vocals. Kai Welch: Trumpet. I was also incredibly lucky to have Luther Dickinson come out and guest on “Cypress Hotel.” Links to the …

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“Don’t Try To Wake Me Up” Reviewed in London

December 24, 2016
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London-based music blog “musicmusingsandsuch” reviewed the single “Don’t Try To Wake Me Up” off my forthcoming album “Wooden.” It’s an in depth review that also covers my last release, Bring The Jubilee EP and much more. It’s great to get some love from across the pond, where the single was given a 9.2/10 rating. Some quotes from the review: “The guitars shine and the delicious licks are not bashful when getting into the earlobes (and other more visible regions). The songwriting …

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New single “Cypress Hotel (feat. Luther Dickinson)” available with iTunes Preorder

December 13, 2016
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Ben Sparaco’s debut full length album Wooden is now available for preorder on iTunes. When you preorder, you will get two tracks immediately, before it comes out on January 13th. One of these tracks is a brand new single called “Cypress Hotel” featuring Grammy-nominated guitarist Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars, The Black Crowes, Phil Lesh and Friends, and more! The other is the lead single “Don’t Try To Wake Me Up.” You can preorder the physical CD under the Shop …

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Debut album “Wooden” Nearing Completion!

October 21, 2016
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After four long days of tracking, overdubbing, and mixing, Ben’s debut full-length record Wooden is nearing completion. Produced by Ross Holmes (Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Warren Haynes, Mumford and Sons), who also lent his talents on fiddle and mandolin, Wooden quickly went from a 6 song acoustic EP in pre-production, to a 10 song, full band record. Engineered by Jon Estes at The Bomb Shelter in East Nashville, Tennessee, the album blurs the lines between folk, bluegrass, rock, funk, classical, …

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