James Bennett is an Alternative Roots/ Folk artist from Newcastle NSW.
No stranger to playing live, James incorporates 12 & six string guitars, Weissenborn Lap Steel, stomp box & harmonica into his performances & has been playing nationally across Australia for the last seven years.
The last few years James has warmed up the stage for much loved Australian artists such as The John Butler Trio, Diesel, Wendy Matthews, Jeff Lang, Ian Moss, The Black Sorrows, Rick Price & Dan Sultan. This list also extends to some well know international artists like Newton Faulkner (UK) & Canned Heat (USA)
James has independently recorded & released two E.P’s & a self titled album. He recorded his second album titled ‘Run with the Hunted’ in Hollywood CA with highly respected Producer/ Engineer Scott Campbell who has worked with & recorded industry names such as Alanis Morissette, Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty.
James is currently working towards his third studio album set to be released in early 2019.
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