ben was born in Manhattan N.Y. and has been playing gigs and writing and recording songs and soundz for forty plus years. Guitarist and vocalist Ben brings the integrity and emotional honesty of The Blues to his genre-hopping repertoire of original songs and covers.
Known for his quirky style and use of dynamics, Ben has played at many festivals and venues thru the years – The Dublin Temple Bar Blues festival, Monaghan Harvest Time Jazz Festival, Cork Jazz Festival, The Clifden Arts Festival… and more. Ben has played prestigious venues such as the Ulster Hall, the Gaiety, the Apollo Theatre; and cities from Munich to San Diego to WoodstockNew York. He’s also featured and performed on national and regional Irish radio & TV and Regional New York and Polish TV.
He has released four albums—two studio and two live—and has appeared on several compilations. There are archival releases in the pipeline as well. So who knows what the future will bring!
July 8 – 9 pm The Ben Prevo 3 at The Cobblestone 10 E at the door
May 28 2 pm Solo The Lough & Quay Warrenpoint, Co. Down
Solo Blues gig at the Blind Pig D2 Monday May 16,23 & 30 8:30 pm — dinner vibe – booking recommended.
Spring and early summer 2020 during lockdown were a quiet and peaceful time with some great weather so Ben played solo songs in Dublin’s lovely Phoenix park and recorded them on a simless eyefone and uploaded them to utube via wifi at home .. Like this original song by Ben, ‘Vacation.’