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Glastonbury Festival was host to 3 Ben Caplan sets this past weekend, but Sunday’s performance at The Williams Green tent tops the list for ClashMusic’s highlights! “The William’s Green tent, a 2,000-capacity space, is at its best on Sunday, opened at midday by long-bearded Canadian Ben Caplan. If a man’s musical prowess can be judged Read more...

“Notes From The Road”: Volume Two

“Notes From The Road”: Volume Two

On the way to Glastonbury, Ben checks in again and can’t wait to get on stage for “what is probably the most famous festival in the world”! Read Volume Two here!

Folkestone Preview

KentOnline is getting you ready to see Ben Caplan at Folkestone’s Home Ground on July 3rd. Tickets (£5), are available in advance from Home Ground, in the old High Street, Folkestone, or on the door, if they’re still available!

A Fine Review!

Just a couple of weeks ago, Ben found himself at The Electric Owl in Vancouver, BC rip-roaring through a solo set that captured everyone in earshot. Vancouver Weekly’s Thomas Creery reviews the show and also interview Ben. Check ‘em out!

“Notes From The Road”: Volume One

As Ben kicks off another jaunt through the UK and Europe, he’s bringing you along for the ride! Keep checking in as more updates come straight from Ben! Read Volume One now. -Team BC

London…Opening For Zac Brown Band!

I am excited to announce that I will be opening for the Zac Brown Band on July 1 in London, UK! The show is at the intimate O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire and is already sold out. However, if you’re in London, you can catch men earlier in the day at the Canada Day Celebrations, for Read more...

Driving and Driving, and into Day 11

Performing at MoSoFest in Saskatoon. Photo from instagram care of @deelinquent

I writing now from the car. Ryan and I are making our escape from Edmonton. In times like these, I am reminded of a great Geoff Berner lyric: I sneak into town and I’m gone in a flash / spreading my wisdom around like  a rash.   Since I last wrote we drove from Calgary Read more...

Day 7 – heading west. How strange!

Photo Credit: Dylan Leeder
Ben Caplan @ The Rivoli, June 8 2013

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 – 10:10 PM AST How strange. How strange to be alive in 2013. The world is mysterious and bizarre, and I speak now only of the strange inconsequentialities of the surface. I woke today on a second-hand-sofa in Ottawa. In my nation’s capital. With the beautiful buildings and the shamefully inadequate Read more...

Day 3 – The Road is So Glamorous!

Day 3 – The Road is So Glamorous!

The bed was more comfortable than it looks. It’s being deflated in that picture above. Last night I stayed in Toronto with my friends Rob and Olivia. Yesterday was a really wonderful day. I didn’t get the chance to play any music at all, but I still had a nice time. I started my morning Read more...

Day 2 on the road

my view this morning, June 6th 2013, from the balcony of a Toronto apartment.

Yesterday was beautiful. I re-started by blog, had a pleasant flight with Porter, and then had a magnificent rehearsal with the Toronto version of my band. With the sublime Jaron Freeman-Fox on violin, Bret Higgins on upright bass, and Rich Knox on drums. The rehearsal went better than I could have hoped, and it made Read more...