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Benny Walker – Wine, Woman & Soul Single Tour

When:

Fri 13 Oct 2017, 8:00pm

Where: Memo Music Hall, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Premium Seating + bf: $30.00
  • Reserved Seating + bf: $25.00
  • General Admission + bf: $20.00
  • Door Sales (GA): $22.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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After a stream of success in 2016 for singles ‘Oh No You Don’t’ [nominated for 4 NIMA awards] and ‘Save’ which landed him the gong for Best Aboriginal Act of the Year at the Age Music Victoria Awards, Benny is back with Ghost. Yorta Yorta singer/songwriter Benny Walker is the real deal. His love songs and epic tales are mixed with passion for people, the land, summer vibes and deep grooves that reach the soul. Join in this intimate setting and see for yourself!

Capturing hearts with darker tracks reflecting a shadowy side such as those on album Through the Forest through to upbeat songs such as Summer Sun Benny’s killer voice and songwriting talents have impressed audiences far & wide. Nominated for 4 NIMA awards in 2016 > New Talent of the Year, Best Song, Best Cover art and Best film clip for Oh No You Don’t a song that shot to No.1 on the AMRAP chart was soon followed by another No.1 with the heart wrenching single SAVE. Both songs were the beginnings of a new direction for Benny and were produced by [ARIA Award winning] Jan Skubiszewski . 2016 closed on a winning streak when Benny took home the gong for Best Aboriginal Act at The Age Music Victoria Music Awards 2016 last November.

In recent years Benny has played some of the country’s favourite festivals including Woodford, Festival of King Island, Deni Rhythm, Blues and Jazz, Blue Mountains and St Kilda Festival.
A killer voice, with killer looks Benny mixes Blues n Roots with a contemporary guitar driven soul vibe.
Benny Walker is a star in the making and has performed alongside some of Australia’s finest, including Archie Roach, Alex Lloyd, Blue King Brown and Tim Rogers.
Currently he’s back is in the Way Of The Eagle studios with Jan Skubiszewski (The Cat Empire, John Butler Trio, Dan Sultan) working on a new EP released in June 2017.

An accomplished solo performer, Benny is regularly joined on stage by his band, where he replaces his acoustic guitar with a Telecaster and indulges his passion for a big blues-rock sound.