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Ben at South by Southwest!

Ben at South by Southwest!

For those of you planning to attend SXSW in Austin this year, be sure to hit up one (or more) of Ben’s showcases! See the full list below! -Team AB

Halifax All Ages Show!

THIS JUST IN! Ben Caplan will play a Halifax all ages show to celebrate East Coast Music Week on March 9th at the Pavilion! Early show! Get your tickets now! And check out the Facebook event here! – Team AB

Australia Tour Dates!

Australia Tour Dates!

Ben is very excited to head to Australia for the first time in April, debuting at Byron Bay Bluesfest before playing dates in Sydney and Melbourne! Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premier blues and roots festival, and Ben will be performing among heavy hitters like Ben Harper and Wilco. Ben plays three shows at the festival between March 30 and April 1 – check out the full schedule here:  http://www.bluesfest.com.au/pages/?ParentPageID=11&PageID=222. Passes for Read more...

Unleashing The Beard Brigade

Unleashing The Beard Brigade

Hello my dear friends, supporters and fans! I’m writing to you from the road during a tour stop in Hamilton. Over the last year, as more and more people have plugged in to what I am doing, many people have asked me if there is anything they can do to help out. I have been Read more...

Canadian Music Week 2013

Canadian Music Week 2013

It as been a while since Ben has played a show in the Big Smoke! We are very happy to announce he will be performing at Canadian Music Week on March 21st at the Horseshoe Tavern with The Great Bloomers, Teenage Kicks and more! For ticket info, check out the Canadian Music Fest website! Full Read more...

East Coast Music Awards

East Coast Music Awards

Congrats to ECMA who is turning a big 25 years old! The conference and festival is taking place in Halifax this year from March 6th to 10th.  Ben Caplan & the Casual Smokers will be playing two showcases on Thursday, March 7th at the Delta! The first is in the Baronet Ballroom at 1:30 PM Read more...

YouTube footage from Q

YouTube footage from Q

If you haven’t heard my interview or performance on CBC Radio’s Q, then you’re not out of luck yet. Click here to see video of me and some Casual Smokers performing my song Down to the River.   to hear the audio for the whole interview, you can click here: Q Blog    And lastly, while I Read more...

Radio Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Radio Q with Jian Ghomeshi

  When I was just a young songwriter with a guitar, and an inbox full of “No”s, getting onto Q was a bucket list fantasy. Since those days, a million surprising and wonderful things have happened to me and to my career. I’ve done television and radio internationally, and played all over the world with Read more...

ECMA Nominations and 3rd Halifax Show!

ECMA Nominations and 3rd Halifax Show!

Thank you for the  overwhelming support Halifax has shown in the lead-up to my spring tour. The second show at The Company House has sold out! If you waited too long and didn’t get tickets, you’re in luck: we’ve decided to add a THIRD show, on Thursday, January 31st! The always amazing Carmen Townsend will Read more...

February 2nd @ The Company House in Halifax Now Sold Out! 2nd Show Announced!

  The first show of my tour in Halifax has now sold out! Thank you for your support! With that news we’ve added a second date on February 1st at The Company House. To get tickets, head to: https://guestlistapp.com/events/138891 These are the first shows of my East Coast and Ontario Tour. For the rest of Read more...