Benjamin Francis Leftwich US Tour

One of my favorite UK singer/songwriter discoveries will be making his debut tour here in the US, kicking it off with some SXSW dates. He’ll be hitting San Francisco’s The Independent on May 8 supporting The Jezebels.

March 20th – Homegrown Hamilton / Hamilton, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 21st – Raw Sugar Cafe / Ottawa, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 22nd – CMW Cameron House / Toronto, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 23rd – CMW Supermarket / Toronto, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 25th – E Bar / Guelph, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 26th – Call The Office / London, Ontario (HEADLINE)
March 28th – 2nd Cup / Buffalo, New York (HEADLINE)
March 29th – Vibe Lounge / Syracuse, New York (HEADLINE)
April 3rd – Cafe Nine / New Haven, Connecticut (HEADLINE)
April 4th – Club Cafe / Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (HEADLINE)
April 5th – Music Gallery / Baltimore, Maryland (HEADLINE)
April 10th – Bowery Ballroom / New York (w/ The Jezabels)
April 11th – The Knitting Factory / Brooklyn, New York (HEADLINE)
April 13th – Johnny Brendas / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (w/ The Jezabels)
April 14th – Red Palace / Washington, D.C (w/ The Jezabels)
April 16th – Brighton Music Hall / Boston, Massachusetts (w/ The Jezabels)
April 17th – Divan Orange / Montreal, Quebec (w/ The Jezabels)
April 18th – Mod Club / Toronto, Quebec (w/ The Jezabels)
April 19th – The Active Room / Detroit, Michigan (HEADLINE)
April 20th – Lincoln Hall / Chicago, Illinois (w/ The Jezabels)
April 21st – Triple Rock / Minneapolis, Minnesota (w/ The Jezabels)
April 23rd – WECC / Winnipeg, Manitoba (w/ The Jezabels)
April 24th – Amigo’s / Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (w/ The Jezabels)
April 26th – Sarlite / Edmonton, Alberta (w/ The Jezabels)
April 27th – SAIT / Calgary, Alberta (w/ The Jezabels)
April 28th – The Royal / Nelson, British Colombia (w/ The Jezabels)
April 30th – The Longhorn / Whistler, British Columbia (w/ The Jezabels)
May 1st – Venue / Vancouver, British Columbia (w/ The Jezabels)
May 2nd – Lucky Bar / Victoria, British Columbia (HEADLINE)
May 3rd – Crocodile / Seattle, Wasshington (w/ The Jezabels)
May 4th – Mississippi / Portland, Oregon (w/ The Jezabels)
May 8th – Independant / San Francisco, California (w/ The Jezabels)
May 9th – Soho / Santa Barbara, California (w/ The Jezabels)
May 11th – Troubadour / Los Angeles, California (w/ The Jezabels)
May 12th – Casbah / San Diego, California (w/ The Jezabels)

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – “Pictures (GZUS Remix)”

Artist: Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Hails From: UK
Featured Track: “Pictures (GZUS Remix)”

There are times I leave my garage rock proclivities behind for a softer sound. And I do confess I have a little soft spot for Ben and his haunting melodies. The success of his debut album “Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm” will bring him stateside, with a North American Tour that will begin at SXSW and take him through May.

February 20 / Cardiff, The Globe
February 21 / Bath, Komedia
February 22 / London, Shepherd’s Bush Empire
February 23 / Manchester Academy 2
February 24 / Glasgow ABC 2
April 10 /  New York, Bowery Ballroom
April 13 / Philadelphia, Johnny Brendas
April 14 / Washington, DC
April 16 / Boston, Brighton Music Hall
April 17 / Montreal, Divan Orange
April 18 / Toronto, Mod Club
April 20 / Chicago, Lincoln Hall
April 21 / Minneapolis, Triple Rock
April 23 / Winnipeg, West End Cult Centre
April 24 / Saskatchewan, Amigo’s
April 26 / Edmonton, Pawn Shop
April 27 / Calgary, SAIT
April 28 / Nelson, The Royal
April 30 / Whistler, Lucky
May 01 / Vancouver, Biltmore Cabaret
May 03 / Seattle, Crocodile
May 04 / Portland, Mississippi
May 08 / San Francisco, Independent
May 11 / Los Angeles, Troubadour
May 12 / San Diego, Casbah