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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...

Photos from Senkveld Performance in Norway with Katzenjammer!

In case you didn’t know, last week I was in Norway performing a cover of ‘Fairy Tale of New York’ with the lovely ladies from Katzenjammer for TV2′s late night show, Senkveld! I’ll have a video soon, but for now here are some photos from the performance!

East-Coast and Ontario Tour 2013!

East-Coast and Ontario Tour 2013!

  After a year of almost non-stop touring it’s really wonderful to be back in Canada. To be home in Halifax. I am taking some down time to continue working on my writing and musicianship. I am working on the next album. Come February, I am really excited to be playing a home town show. Read more...

Fairy Tale Of New York Cover With Katzenjammer!

Over the course of this past year’s tours and travels I had the good fortune of sharing a stage with Norwegian folk-pop goddesses Katzenjammer. We made fast friends and as the year continued I was invited over and over again to join the ladies as a support act in Germany, through the UK, and in Read more...

CKDU Presents: An Evening With Ben Caplan @ The Company House Feb. 2nd

So very excited to return home to Halifax to play The Company House on February 2nd. Please join me in a very special evening before I embark on a Canadian tour! There are only about 100 tickets avail. so please grab yours quickly. with Special Guests: PAPER BEAT SCISSORS! Early-Bird Tickets on-sale now! <<<<—-CLICK HERE Thank Read more...