Feb 16–18, 2019

Ben Sures

Ben Sures

Jan 3, 2016


Ben Sures

Ben Sures

Ben Sures is a masterful guitar player and songwriter, if you like Paul Simon and Richard Thompson you will probably like him too!    

  • Ben Sures is the bravest songwriter in Canada – James Keelaghan.    
  • “No wonder the songwriting prize juries love Ben Sures. In each guileless tune – touching on different styles and moods- there is a pure heart.    
  • “…has his ear to the rest of the world’s blues roots, covering African and Spanish numbers as well, showcases for his strong guitar playing.    
Ben Sures sings, plays flawless guitar, and writes rootsy folk pop songs about loners, water, monkeys, crashing, big moments in average people’s lives, and just about everything else. Through his songs, Ben brings the listener from laughter to tears and back again. Ben has been touring Canada for ten years and has released four independent albums. His most recent effort,Son of Trouble, soared to the top 10 on Alberta-wide radio and continues to receive regular airplay across Canada. Ben has performed at many notable folk festivals in Canada, including Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Brandon, North and South Country Fairs, Red Rock, Northern Lights and Trout Forest. Ben has also appeared on Canada’s national broadcaster ‘The CBC’ as a performer, commissioned songwriter and as a guest on numerous programs including Morningside and The Irrelevant Show . Ben lives in Edmonton, Alberta.    

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