Whether playing his great-grandfather's harp guitar, his 1930 National Steel or a standard 6-string, Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live performance and on record, his diverse musical influences and interests are joined with a lifelong love affair with the sound of guitar strings.
April 24th, 2017
Greetings ~ In my announcement of nominations for the Just Plain Folks Music Awards that I posted a few weeks back, I missed a few things, as in I’d actually been nominated in more categories than I realized. Turns out that my More Beatles project is up for Best Cover album, for one thing. And […]
April 3rd, 2017
Greetings to any who happen by here ~ My first appearances of the year happen this month. MORE INFO I’ve been working at home, tweaking the tracks for my Music From Connecticut recording, but I haven’t played live yet. I’ll be outside Hartford, CT, in Harrisonburg, PA, in Hinesburg, VT, and in southern MD this […]
February 27th, 2017
Back in 2009, my tune Feel Like A New Man was nominated for Best Guitar Solo and my cd Reflections was nominated for Best Acoustic Guitar CD in the Just Plain Folks Music Awards. Reflections won and Nancy and I were present at the Wild Horse Saloon in Nashville for the awards ceremony that year. […]
January 10th, 2017
Greetings to all who might happen by this digital place ~ I hope you are well and life is good for you. I’m keeping busy working on music at home for the first quarter of the year, having no shows at all until April, and will get at least one new cd out this year. […]
December 2nd, 2016
My 3rd – and final – collection of Beatles tunes is here. If you’d like a copy, please click HERE.
November 27th, 2016
Greetings all ~ I’ll play from 6-8 on Thursday evening, December 1st, at an art gallery in Norwalk, CT (the Artist’s Market 163 Main Street). And on Saturday, December 3rd, I’ll play a concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, CT (70 Gracey Road). If you’re in the neighborhood of either, come on […]
March 19th, 2016
I was pleased to see a Facebook post this morning that musician Jeff Martin has acknowledged the truth of what I communicated to him in October 2014 regarding his use of my music. The last I’d heard anything from him or his representatives in December 2014 – so this was a welcome development. Some strong […]