The Orphan Brigade is marching through the indie film circuit. This side project, featuring Ben, Neilson Hubbard, Joshua Britt, Kim Richey, Gretchen Peters, Kris Donegan and others is a concept record and documentary based on a haunted house in Kentucky. The documentary "Soundtrack to a Ghost Story" has already won the Special Jury Award at the Shreveport Film Festival and is also being featured in the Nashville Film Festival, Bare Bones Film Festival and SouthEastern Film Fest. Documentary and music release info coming soon. In the meantime learn more here
Striking Matches, a US band on IRS Records recently debuted at the top spot of the UK Country Charts with their album "Nothing But the Silence." The album, produced by legendary producer T Bone Burnett, features the song "What A Broken Heart Feels Like" which was cowritten between the duo and Ben.
Download a copy of Gretchen Peters' latest album "Blackbirds". The new album, which debuted at number one on the UK Country Charts features three songs co-written by Ben (Blackbirds, Pretty Things, and When You Comin' Home). The album is available on I Tunes, Amazon and through Gretchen's site here
Be sure to check out Ben and Angel Snow performing "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" here
The current season of "Stella", the Sky 1 drama starring Ruth Jones, features four of Ben's songs from Atlantic. Tune in to Sky 1 on Friday nights at 9pm!
Check out the new video for "Prisoner" here
Ben kicks off a co-headlining tour with Angel Snow on March 5 in Perth, Scotland. The 15 city tour wraps March 25 in De Schalm, Netherlands on March, 25. Full tour dates available here
National jewelry company Kay Jewelers recently chose Ben's song "I Could Take The Whole World On With You," for their 2014 Thanksgiving Campaign airing on VH1. The song is part of a side project done with frequent co-writer Kaci Bolls. You can see the ad here!
The Telegraph lists "Atlantic" among best 23 country albums of 2014
Elmore Magazine calls "Atlantic" a "staggeringly authentic take on roots" Read the review here
The Telegraph (UK) gives "Atlantic" 4 out os 5 stars! Find out more here
Ben has been named American Songwriter's Songwriter of the Week. Check out the interview here
The Making of "Atlantic"
You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go