The Ben Prevo Band this fridayDate: 18th Nov 2011
blues, funk, folk, soul and top guitaring in a smooth light style from prevo. no cover charge, the patriots inn kilmainham's cosy back lounge, good atmosphere, do not miss! 9pm Ben Prevo is probably one of the greatest guitarists you have never heard of. He has performed with such legends as Jaco Pastorius,Brian Downey,Noel Redding,Levon Helm and Pee Wee Ellis and held the coveted second guitar seat in Jorma Kaukonen's band. Whether playing a sweet soulful blues,a raucous rockabilly rhythm or a Hendrix inspired ride Ben does it all, tastefully and with superb phrasing and feel. A veritable "tone monster" he can do anything from a Tele twang to a sizzling screaming solo. Some nights you may even witness him pulling out a standard with sweet elegance. A guitarist's guitarist! Ben is a vocalist and a prolific songwriter as well as a lap steel guitar player. He also builds and designs his own vintage style amps.He has been described as "one of the most talented guitar players" in The Irish times.Ben has released two albums--1991's "New,Blue and True" and 1999's "It's About Time" - both feature Ben's original compositions. New 2008 "Vacation" 3 track E. P. available from ben at gigs and from itunes at http://www.hideoutrecords.ie/ !!! Come down to one of his gigs and check him out !