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 27th, 2011
Hello world ~
I am playing in Minnesota for the first time this weekend. I’m delighted to finally get to play in this state where so many great guitarists come from.
April 30, 2011
Concert for the Minnesota Guitar Society @ Sundin Hall – St. Paul, MN
May 1, 2011
Workshop for the Minnesota Guitar Society
Maybe I’ll see you there!
April 8th, 2011
I just received the logo for this year’s Gathering and wanted to put it up on the web! It was designed by my nephew Marshall, with some further tweaking done by the ever illustrious Gregg Miner.
This year’s Gathering will be held October 7-9 in Milford, CT. Please go to The Harp Guitar Gathering [...]
March 30th, 2011
Nancy and I had a great time in France! I’ll put up a few photos this week. Thanks to everyone there who made it so great: Yves & Marie-Claude, Druss the dog, Vincent, Fausto, Nicola, Benoit & Cloé, Regis 2, Dominique, and lots of others too! As always, it was wonderful [...]
March 3rd, 2011
My wife Nancy and I will soon be heading to France for some concerts – and a few days of sightseeing too!. I’m looking forward to being back. Although I have played in Europe every year since 1999 (with the exception of my kidney transplant year of 2008), it’s been some years [...]
February 22nd, 2011
Back in Connecticut from a long weekend playing in Texas. I had a couple of shows in the Dallas area and a couple in the Houston area. Thanks to Allison, Perry & Sandy, Joe & Linda and Dennis & Janice for their help! As always, thanks to those who came to [...]
February 5th, 2011
Greetings world ~
Wherever you are, I hope that the winter isn’t treating you too badly. Here in Connecticut winter is very much apparent, with lots of snow and ice everywhere. But life is good and spring will get here eventually!
I spent much of January on the West Coast. Played some shows, was [...]
January 1st, 2011
New Year’s Greetings to the world!
Sending out my best wishes for 2011 to be a great year for one and all,
December 2nd, 2010
My brother Jim is one of the best musicians I know. He’s an absolutely wonderful pianist and though he doesn’t get away from Richmond all that much, he’s world class. Jim has a new cd out for the Christmas season and it’s available at CD Baby. Check it out…
Also, visit his website: [...]
November 30th, 2010
I have a couple of evenings in Vermont coming up — the 8th and 9th — at the Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg. 7:30 PM
Hinesburg, VT 05461
SEATING IS VERY LIMITED SO CALL FOR RESERVATIONS! TUESDAY MAY BE ADDED AS WELL – DEPENDING ON DEMAND…
AND A COUPLE OF HOLIDAY CONCERTS TOO
December 16th [...]
November 23rd, 2010
The very best wishes to all for Thanksgiving Day 2010! (For those of you outside the US, the last Thursday of November is the day we set aside as a holiday to remember and give thanks for all our blessings).
Wherever you are, I hope your day is filled with good cheer, good [...]