Stephen Bennett

About Stephen Bennett

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.

Calendar

2017

April 8, 2017
Appearing at a Tribute for Pete Huttlinger at the Roaring Brook Nature Center. DETAILS

April 9, 2017
2:00 Appearance for Peggy White Guitars at the Artisan Guitar Show in Harrisburg, PA
https://www.facebook.com/ArtisanGuitarShow/

April 15, 2017
Concert in Hinesburg, VT at the Good Times Cafe. 8:30 PM

April 22, 2017
Playing background music for the Return of the Osprey fundraiser for the CT Audubon. Details

April 28, 2017
Concert for the Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance Society 7:30
Christ Church Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd, Chaptico, MD

August 6-10, 2017
Teaching at Pete Huttlinger’s Guitar & Fly Fishing Camp in Montana

September 9, 2017
Concert at Arts in the Barn – at the HCC Klinefelter Barn Conference Center near Hiawatha, KS

September 13-17, 2017

Appearing at the 46th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas

October 13-15, 2017

Appearing at the 15th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering in Carlsbad, CA

November 18-19, 2017

Appearing at a guitar festival in Quebec, Canada
Details to come
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PAST APPEARANCES

2016

June 16, 2016

Concert for the Argenta Music Series in Little Rock, AR

July 1, 2016

Concert at the Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg, VA
For info

July 2, 2016

Concert for Gloucester, VA Parks & Rec
to be held at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs, Daffodil Lane, Gloucester
Sets at 6:30 to 7:30 and 8:00 to 9:00
For info, email jgraziano@gloucesterva.info

July 3, 2016

Concert in Yorktown, VA
7PM @ Grace Episcopal Church, 11 Church Street

July 23, 2016

Playing at the Farmer’s Market on River Street in Milford, CT 9 AM to 1 PM

July 30, 2016

7 PM Concert at Lost Acres Vineyard in North Granby, CT

September 10, 2016

Concert with Andy McKee at the HCC Klinefelter Barn Conference Center near Hiawatha, KS — 7PM
FOR ADVANCED ADMISSION, CALL MEGAN MASSEY at the Highland Community College Business Office: 785-442-6006.

September 14, 2016

Teaching a pre-festival workshop in Winfield, Kansas
Walnut Valley Festival for info

September 15-18, 2016

Appearing at the 45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas

October 1, 2016

Playing at the Farmer’s Market on River Street in Milford, CT 9 AM to 1 PM

October 14-16, 2016

Hosting the 14th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering in Milford, CT.

October 22-23, 2016

I’ll be demoing my friend Max Monterosse’s instruments at the Woodstock Invitational Luthier’s Showcase in Bearsville, NY

November 4, 2016

Concert at the Milford Arts Center in Milford, CT. 7:30 PM. It’s the old railroad station located at 40 Railroad Ave. Tickets

November 10, 2016

Giving a talk and concert appearance for the Pete & Erin Huttlinger Series on Humanism in Medicine in Temple, TX

November 18, 2016

Concert at the Williamsburg Library 7:30 PM – Williamsburg, VA
Click here for tickets

November 19, 2016

Concert at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA
For info

November 20, 2016

House Concert with Bert Carlson in Grottoes, VA
This will be a first for me, in that I don’t plan to play any prepared music – or at least, not much. Bert (who I’ve only met once) and I will be completely winging it. He’s a really fine player and this should be fun!
Email tucksshelties@gmail.com for info

December 1, 2016

Playing at Artist’s Market from 6-8. 163 Main Street, Norwalk, CT

December 3, 2016

Concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 7:30

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2015

February 3, 2015

Private engagement in Richmond, VA

February 8, 2015

Concert for the Russell House Series at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT

February 21, 2015

Playing at a benefit in memory of the late photographer Christopher Haley. At the Beach Gallery, 2 Broadway, Milford, CT

April 10, 2015

Concert at the Milford Arts Center in Milford, CT. 7:30 PM. It’s the old railroad station located at 40 Railroad Ave. FOR TICKETS

April 12, 2015

House Concert in Bethlehem, PA. Please email judi@spacefamily.net for info.

April 13, 2015

Private engagement in Pikesville, MD

April 19, 2015

3:00 Concert at Grace Methodist Church in Newburgh, NY

April 23, 2015

Concert at Worsell Manor in Warwick, MD

April 24, 2015

Concert at the Williamsburg Library 7:30 PM – Williamsburg, VA
Click here for tickets

April 25, 2015

Concert at the Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg, VA

April 29, 2015

Private engagement in Hartford, CT

May 8, 2015

7 PM Concert at Lost Acres Vineyard in North Granby, CT

June 13, 2015

Playing from 3-6 at the Greene Art Gallery in Guilford, CT

June 19, 2015

7 PM Concert at The Music House Greenville, NC
Reservations Required – so Email themusichouse@suddenlink.net or phone [(252) 367-1892]

June 20, 2015

Appearing at the Tosco Music Party Beatles Tribute in Charlotte, NC (All artists play one tune only at this event)

June 21, 2015

7 PM Concert at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Mooresville, NC
Fingerstyle guitar workshop at 3 PM.

July 4, 2015

Playing 9-1 at the Farmer’s Market in Milford, CT (on River Street)

July 28, 2015

Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour at the Rams Head Inn, Annapolis MD
Tickets

July 29, 2015

Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour at BB King’s in NYC
Tickets

July 30, 2015

Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour at World Cafe Live at The Queen in Wilmington, DE
Tickets

July 31, 2015

Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour at Fete in Providence, RI
Tickets

August 1, 2015

Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour – in Tupelo Hall, Londonderry, NH
Tickets

August 3-7, 2015

Teaching at Andy McKee’s Musicarium
With Antoine Dufour, Billy McLaughlin and Andy McKee.

August 22, 2015

Concert at Sandywoods, in Tiverton, RI

August 29, 2015

Workshop and Concert at the Rocky Neck Art Colony
6 Wonson St. Gloucester, MA Gloucester, MA – with Eric Skye and Ken Bonfield.
Workshop at 3 PM, $30
Concert at 7:30 PM $15
FOR MORE INFO

August 30, 2015

Workshop and Concert at Passim’s 47 Palmer, Cambridge, MA with Eric Skye and Ken Bonfield.
Concert at 3 PM
$20, $18 members, $10 students with ID
Workshop at 5 PM

September 17-20, 2015

Appearing at the 45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas
September 20, 2015

Concert at THE UCO JAZZ LAB 7:30pm,
100 E. 5th St, Edmond, OK.
405-359-7989 for Reservations $20

September 21, 2015

Concert in Memphis, TN — 7 PM
at the Lindenwood Christian Church 2400 Union Ave.
Please email Derek for further info: casaderojo@gmail.com

September 22, 2015

House Concert in Cosby, TN
Please email Bill for further info: ravanfoot@msn.com

October 23-25, 2015

Appearing at the 13th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering in Mooresville, NC

December 5, 2015

Concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 7:30

December 12, 2015

Concert at Crossroads at the North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in North Andover, MA

December 23, 2015

Appearing at the 20th Annual Christmas Guitar Night concert at The Woodstock Opera House, in Woodstock, IL

2014

April 3, 2014

Playing at the Windsor Art Center in Windsor, CT 7:00

Windsor Art Center

April 13, 2014

Playing concert with Pat Donohue at the Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 7:30

April 24, 2014

Playing concert with my brother Jim at the Church of the Holy Comforter – 4819 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA – 7:00 PM
Tickets

April 25, 2014

Playing at the Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg, VA

April 26, 2014

Concert at the Williamsburg Library 7:30 PM – Williamsburg, VA
Click here for tickets

April 27, 2014

Concert in Montross, VA at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church – 3 PM
16340 Kings Highway
For more info, please email celloshayne@yahoo.com

May 10, 2014

Private engagement in CT

May 31, 2014

Private engagement in Charles City, VA

June 14, 2014

Playing at the Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg, VT – 8:30PM
Rt. 116
802-482-4444 for info

June 28, 2014

Private engagement in Waltham, MA

July 9-10, 2014

Appearing at the 30th Annual CAAS (the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society) Convention in Nashville, TN

July 11-12, 2014

Concerts and workshop at the Winlock Pickers Fest in Winlock, WA

July 25, 2014

Concert at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA 7:30 PM
For Tickets

July 26, 2014

Workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA 10 AM – Noon
For info, click here

July 28-August 2, 2014

Teaching for Guitar Week at Swannanoa Music Camp, on the campus of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC

September 26, 2014

Concert at Sandywoods, in Tiverton, RI

October 3-5, 2014

Appearing at the 12th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering in Couer D’Alene, ID

October 18, 2014

Concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 7:30

November 2, 2014

Concert at Infinity Hall, 7:30 PM in Norfolk, CT
With Preston Reed!

November 7, 2014

Concert at the Milford Arts Center in Milford, CT. It’s the old railroad station located at 40 Railroad Ave. Concert at 7:30. Tickets will be available online as it gets closer.

November 8, 2014

Concert at Lost Acres Winery, 7 PM in North Granby, CT

November 15, 2014

Guitar workshop and House Concert in Nyack, NY – for info, please email Stu — edifystu@msn.com — and put Concert in the subject line

December 5, 2014

Concert at River Street Gallery (in Fairhaven Furniture) – 7PM – 72 Blatchley Ave. New Haven, CT

December 10, 2014

Concert at Ashland Coffee and Tea in Ashland, VA

December 12, 2014

House Concert in Laurel, MD. Please email Hank for info. hoink3@comcast.net

December 27, 2014

Workshop & Concert at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta, Maine –
With Eric Lugosch!

2013

March 3, 2013
Concert in Pieterlen, SWITZERLAND
Folk In Heaven concert series – Haus zum Himmel, Alte Landstrasse 10, 2542 Pieterlen BE – 5 PM!

Folk In Heaven or Phone Monika Braendli +41 78 815 50 94 for more info.

March 7, 2013

Concert at Hangar 22 – Strada Bressana Salice 22, Retorbido, ITALY
Hangar 22

March 9, 2013

Workshop (and lunch) 10:30 AM Retorbido, ITALY
Reservations required.
Molino del Groppo

March 9, 2013

Concert for Unplugged Chitarre in Milan, ITALY — Ore 19:00
Via Dei Carracci 10, Milano
Info

March 13, 2013

Concert at Musikhaus Spula in Delmenhorst, GERMANY
For more info, please email redbergs@gmail.com

March 14, 2013

Concert at the Haunhorst Tischlerei – in Georgsmarienhütte bei Osnabrück, GERMANY
For more info, please email redbergs@gmail.com

March 15, 2013

Concert in Wülfrath, GERMANY – 7:30
at the Niederbergisches Museum, Bergstrasse 22, 42489
For more information

March 16, 2013

Concert at Rosario in Bever, 1547, BELGIUM 8:30 PM
For more info, please email info@rosario.be

March 17, 2013

Concert in Raalte, NETHERLANDS
For more info, please email stanley@dijkhuis.com

April 12, 2013

Concert in Montross, VA at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church – 7 PM
16340 Kings Highway
For more info, please email celloshayne@yahoo.com

April 13, 2013

Concert at the Williamsburg Library 7:30 PM – Williamsburg, VA
Click here for tickets

May 10, 2013

Appearing at the Museum of the Confederacy (to perform my tune Cemetery Ridge) – Richmond, VA
Museum

May 24, 2013

Concert for the Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance Society 7:30
Christ Church Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd, Chaptico, MD

May 25, 2013

House Concert in Laurel, MD
For info, please contact Hank Alinger (hoink3@comcast.net)

June 9, 2013

Concert and workshop for the Long Island Fingerstyle Guitar Club
The Westbury Friends Community Center
550 Post Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
For info, please contact info@lifgc.com

July 2, 2013

Playing for the Center For Creative Youth at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 12 noon (for the students but open to the public)

July 25, 2013

Playing at the Windsor Art Center in Windsor, CT 6:30 – 8:30

Windsor Art Center

September 19-22, 2013

Playing at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas

October 11-13, 2013

Co-hosting the 11th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT The Harp Guitar Gathering

October 26, 2013

Playing at Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg, VT

November 8, 2013

Concert with friend and fellow guitarist Glenn Roth at the Milford Center For The Arts (the old train station), Milford CT 8PM

November 15, 2013

Playing concert at Hampton Baptist Church in Hampton, VA 7:30 PM

November 16, 2013

Playing concert for Arts on Main, 6588 Main Street, Gloucester, VA
7-9 PM

November 17, 2013

Playing concert at St. Mary’s Whitechapel Episcopal Church, Lancaster, VA 3 PM
5940 Whitechapel Road

December 7, 2013

Playing concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT 7:30 PM

December 14, 2013

Concert at the River Street Gallery (in Fairhaven Furniture – a great store, btw!) in New Haven, CT @ 7:30
Canceled because of the weather. However – this will probably be rescheduled to January.

2012

January 4, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ Tupelo Hall in Londonderry, NH (make-up date for the October show that was cancelled)
For info

February 21, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA
For info

February 22, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ CSA Events Center in Sacramento, CA
For info

February 23, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ The Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA
For info

February 24, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ The Soho Restaurant & Music Club in Santa Barbara, CA — THIS IS AN EARLY SHOW @ 6:30 PM!
For info

February 25, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour in Poway, CA
For info

February 26, 2012 Guitar Masters Tour with Andy McKee and Antoine Dufour @ The Rialto Theater in Tucson, AZ
For info

March 2, 2012 Playing at the Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg, VT 8:30
For more information

March 3, 2012 Playing at the Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg, VT 8:30
For more information

March 10, 2012

Concert for Crossroads Coffeehouse Series in North Andover, MA
For more info

April 3, 2012 Concert for the Guitar League, Syracuse, NY.
For more information

April 4, 2012 Evening workshop for the Guitar League, Syracuse, NY.
For more information

April 14, 2012 House Concert & workshop in DE
For more information

April 21, 2012

Workshop & Concert for Long Island Guitar Society @ Westbury, NY Friends Community Center and Meeting House
Workshop 2-4, Guitar Society open mic from 6-7, concert to follow.
For more info

April 26, 2012

Concert in Mooresville, NC @ St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church — 201 Fairview Road
For more information

April 27, 2012

Concert at the Court Square Theater, Harrisonburg, VA
For more info

April 28, 2012

Concert at the Williamsburg Library 7:30 PM – Williamsburg, VA
Click here for tickets

May 11, 2012

Concert at In Your Ear studios in Richmond, VA with brother Jim. For tickets and info (click on Upcoming Events

May 17, 2012

Concert at the Milford Fine Arts Center, Milford, CT 7:30
Click here for tickets

Due to the need to rest and heal after back surgery, I will be unable to play the summer shows I had planned on…

September 12-16, 2012

Appearing at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas
For more information

October 13, 2012

Concert at Lost Acres Winery in North Granby, CT
For more information

October 26, 2012

Appearing at luthier Michael Greenfield’s shop in Montreal, Canada
For more information

October 27, 2012

Concert at Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg, VT
For more information

November 2-4, 2012

Appearing at the Tenth Annual Harp Guitar Gathering in Grand Prairie, TX
For more information

November 17, 2012

Concert at Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, CT
For more information

December 1, 2012

Private show in Massachussetts

December 8, 2012

Appearing at the River Street Gallery in New Haven, CT. Vintage Steel: The Art and History of the American Steel String Guitar – exhibit put together by John Thomas
More details coming but for now:
For more information

December 15, 2012

Concert and workshop for the Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Association in Livonia, MI
For more information

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