Past Shows

Road trippin’ this week in the States

Cincinatti, Columbus and Canton Ohio, Charleston West Virginia mountain mama, Knoxville Tennessee, then back to Nashville on the weekend. Woop!

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September/October 2014 USA dates

Breaking Hart Benton will play USA shows in September/October 2014 around the Americana Music Association Conference and Awards. Cincinnati, Columbus and Canton in Ohio, Charleston West Virginia, Knoxville Tennessee, then back to Nashville to round things off.  

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May 14, 2014 – Benton does The Round in Brisbane

Great night… see y’all at the next one!

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Americana 2013 – Tennessee Tour

Sept 17: The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville
Sept 18-22: Americana Music Festival, Nashville
Sept 22: The Basement Nashville
Sept 23: The Black Dog Market, Franklin, Tennessee
Sept 24: Hotel Indigo, Nashville
Sept 25: Puckett’s, Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

Hitting the road in Tennessee for a few shows around the AMA Festival and Conference.

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March 2013 Tour – Brisbane, Gold Coast, Wollongong, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide

Saturday 2 March – Mandala Arts Cafe, Gold Coast Friday 8 March – The Waiting Room, Brisbane (with O’Little Sister) Thursday 14 March – 5 Church Street, Bellingen Friday 15 March – The Newsagency, Sydney (with Sarah Humphreys) Saturday 16 March – Illawarra Folk Club, Wollongong Wednesday 20 March – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne Friday […]

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Saturday Nov 10 @ Pure Pop Records – St Kilda

We’ll be jumping off the plane on Sat Nov 10 in Melbourne and heading straight to Pure Pop Records in St Kilda for an afternoon show. We had a great time when we were there earlier in the year and we’re looking forward to getting back. Pure Pop Records 221 Barkly Street St Kilda Free […]

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Wednesday Nov 14 @ Bebida Bar – Fitzroy

Breaking Hart Benton do two sets at Bebida on Smith Street from 8pm so you can eat, drink and be merry. Wed Nov 14 – Bebida Bar & Cafe – 325 Smith Street Fitzroy

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Thursday Nov 15 @ The Lomond Hotel – Brunswick East

We’re opening for Boston mandolin master Jimmy Ryan. We’ll be kicking off at 8:3opm. The Lomond Hotel – 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East, Melbourne

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Bob Dylan tribute, Wednesday Nov 28 @ Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane

Tickets are now available for the Bob Dylan tribute night at Black Bear Lodge. Head to oztix.com.au

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Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival – Fri 26 to Sun 28 Oct

We’re excited to have been invited to this year’s Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival… which will feature some brilliant performers from the USA including The New Worlds from Nashville, The Whitetop Mountaineers from Whitetop Virginia, and US master banjo player Ross Nickerson… plus a host of Australia’s best Bluegrass, Old-Time and Folk artists.

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Wednesday October 24 @ Lass O’ Gowrie, Newcastle

In between the Kangaroo Valley Folk Fest and the Dorrigo Folk Fest we’re playing a gig at the Lass O’Gowrie Hotel in Newcastle… a great venue for original live music. Wednesday October 24. The night will kick off around 7pm. Breaking Hart Benton will be on stage at 10pm.

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Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival – Fri 19 to Sun 21 Oct

We’re heading to the Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival just south of Woolongong for a weekend of shows and jam sessions! http://www.kangaroovalleyfolkfestival.com.au

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Friday September 28 @ Swingin Safari, Surfers Paradise

Doors open 7:30pm – $10 cover charge. First 10 groups through receive a copy of our debut EP for FREE! Swingin Safari is at 2945 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Cnr Thornton St, Southside Surfers Paradise phone 07 5538 3762 or visit www.swinginsafari.com

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Friday September 21 @The Hideaway – Fortitude Valley

We’re back at one of our favourite Brisbane venues – The Hideaway on Brunswick Street. With one of the best Bluegrass groups you’ll find anywhere – The Company. Free entry. More info at The Hidaway’s site

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Saturday September 8 @ Sol Bar, Maroochydore

Come grab a seat in one of the comfy couches and take in some Benton goodness from 7ish.  

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Saturday September 15 @ New Farm Bowls, Brisbane

Supporting our friend Megan Cooper and her band of Harmony Woollett on fiddle and David Law on keys. Here’s the Facebook event page.

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August 24 to 26 – Kelly Country Pick – Bluegrass and Old Time Festival – Beechworth Victoria

Three days of pickin… with a couple of concert performances for good measure… in Beechworth, one of the most picturesque towns this side of the Mississippi… does it get better than this?

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Tuesday August 21 – The Old Bar – Fitzroy

Melbourne friends… we’re back at The Old Bar on August 21 (Tues) w/The Wild Comforts and Green’s Dairy Angel Ensemble

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Friday August 10 – Yours And Owls – Woolongong

w/ Big Earl + The Butcher Boys

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Friday July 20 @ Upfront Club, Maleny

Back at the Upfront Club after a few months… such a great place for acoustic music.

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Saturday July 14 @ Bon Amici, Toowoomba

The first Benton show in Toowoomba… should be great! Doors open 7pm. $10. Support by talented local folk quartet Ethelred.

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Wednesday July 11 @ The Joynt, Brisbane

At The Joynt, West End, with Luna Junction during their residency.

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Tuesday July 24 @ The Old Bar, Melbourne

Tuesday night at the Old Bar in Fitzroy w/ Moosejaw Rifle Club + Houndsteeth

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Saturday June 30 @ Pure Pop Records, Melbourne

In-store appearance to launch the new EP in Melbourne. Kicks off at 3pm.

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Sunday June 24 @ Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane

w/ Luna Junction and The Rusty Datsuns. Breaking Hart Benton EP Launch as part of the “New Time Old Time Tour”. Doors 7pm / $10 Facebook event is here http://www.facebook.com/events/135411263262972/

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Saturday June 23 @ Sol Bar, Maroochydoore

Playing from 7pm till around 8:30pm

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Sun June 10 @ Yum Yum Tree Cafe, New Brighton

From 11:30am till 1pm

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Wed June 6 @ Hideaway Bar, Brisbane

At The Hideaway in Fortitude Valley to play with Kyle from Suicide Swans. 8pm start and it’s free entry. www.thehideaway.info

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Saturday May 26 @ Lulu’s Byron Bay

We’ll be at Lulu’s Cafe playing some songs and sipping some coffee. Very nice.

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Sunday May 20 @ The Hampton Festival

Headlining this year’s festival is the brilliant Jeff Lang! Also on the bill are Danny Widdicombe, Innes Campbell, The Rusty Datsuns, Dana Hassell and more! The music alone would be worth a drive from, say, Brisbane.

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Melbourne, Geelong & Canberra – April 2012

Melbourne, Geelong Sunday April 1 – Retreat Hotel Brunswick Tuesday April 3 – Armageddon Cake, Geelong Wednesday April 4 – Empress Hotel w/ Whittaker and The Tea Leaves Sunday April 8 – The Penny Black supporting Noriana Kennedy Monday April 9 – Grumpy’s Green (125 Smith Street) w/ Jenny Biddle and T.J. Quinton. Doors open […]

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Melbourne, Sunday April 8 supporting Noriana Kennedy (Ireland)

We’re lucky to be supporting one of our favourite singers, Noriana Kennedy at the Penny Black in Melbourne on April 8 http://norianakennedy.com/

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