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BIO: So many times in contemporary popular music – in jazz, rock, blues, folk or beyond – the man with the guitar is the fulcrum on which all other sounds and voices hinge. He’s the core, the engine, the c... (read more...)

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George Benson at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Amphitheater
9/4/2015
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Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Amphitheater
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA
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George Benson at Schermerhorn Symphony Center
9/18/2015
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Schermerhorn Symphony Center
One Symphony Place
Nashville, TN
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by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

This summer, Joe's Pub at The Public (425 Lafayette, NYC) welcomes a slate of artists that defy genre but share a core of unadulterated and soulful vocals. The calendar promises a season of outstanding music performances from artists ranging from jazz man Brian Blade, making his singer-songwriter de... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Rich Engler will present guitar great George Benson live in concert with a special guest at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets ($45-$65) go on sale Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Limited gold circle seats ($100) will also be made available. T... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

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Legendary Pianist Leon Russell Returns to Perform at Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne Legendary Pianist Leon Russell Returns to Perform at Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne
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MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome George Benson to Sound Board on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

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