Ben Sparaco

And The New Effect

“Scared of The Dark” Official Video Premieres With Groundsounds

December 7, 2018

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

Gregg Allman’s Celebration of Life at The Big House

June 6, 2017

I had the honor of joining the Young Brothers as host band for the evening filled with special guests. Here are a few of the videos.

Videos from Wanee 2017

April 26, 2017

Swamptown Getdown Festival

March 20, 2017

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)  

Wooden Comes Out January 13th. Watch The Video Trailer Now!

November 12, 2016

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 …

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On Tour with Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band

July 24, 2016

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 …

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Wanee Festival 2016

April 22, 2016

A Few Videos From Aura Music Festival

March 17, 2016

Videos of Ron Holloway playing with the BSB

November 4, 2015

“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).