Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer
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Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer met in 2015 when they were both supporting Joan Armatrading on her first solo tour. They started writing together and their first duo gig saw them opening for Joan in front of a thousand-strong audience in Blackpool. They have been performing together regularly since then, playing at St Pancras Old Church, The Kimpton Folk Festival, The Secret Garden Party and opening for Tommy Emmanuel at the Milton Keynes International Festival.
They were chosen to showcase at The Americana Music Association UK 2017 in London where they were selected to perform in a songwriting panel in front of Beth Neilsen Chapman, Angaleena Presley, Graham Gouldman of 10CC.
In April 2017 they recorded three songs for Bob Harris’s ‘Under the Apple Tree’ sessions which attracted over 30,000 views. and in September 2017 they were chosen to showcase at AmericanaFest 2017 in Nashville. They performed at five official
2018 will see them release their debut album and continue to tour extensively.
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