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The Ben Somers String Band

Original and traditional , bluegrass, old time and modern acoustic music. The band comprises four musicians from around Europe and is led by London based musician Ben Somers who has worked with the likes of Seal, Dr John, Dizzee Rascal, Bruce Molsky, Taylor Swift, Dirk Powell and more.

Ben Somers – double bass/sax/vocals- London Evan Davies – Mandolin/Vocals-Leeds Marius Pibarot – Fiddle/Vocals-Paris Dorian Ricaux – Guitar/Vocals -Lyons

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Davis West and I improvising on my tune ‘Poor Stuart‘ at Crossover Festival 2019. #bowedbass #EvanDavies #acousticmusic #ClonterOperaTheatre #bluegrass #Crossoverfestival #ElizaCarthy #improvisation #

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It was our first outing with the great fiddler Davis West at Crossover Festival 2019 and what a time we had! Although the weather was not the best for staying in a tent the music certainly warmed us u

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