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Ben Catley

Years Active 2014-2017

Genre Roots, Rock, Blues

Members Ben Catley - Guitars, vocals, stompbox

Describe Your Sound

High energy, feel-good music with a mix of sun-drenched, coastal roots and fierce alt rock.

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Formation

Came from the cold, harsh shores of Northern England to defrost. Started jamming. Went for a few swims. Got scared about sharks. Kept on jamming.

Influences

Blues, metal, electronica, roots, world, classical, punk, folk, trance, chillstep, soul

Shared Bills With

Ash Grunwald, Tijuana Cartel, Mat McHugh, OKA, Seth Sentry, Diesel, Russel Morriss, Blue Shaddy, Kallidad, Mosquito Coast, Bob Log III, Nick Saxon, Jay Hoad, The Tommyhawks, Andrew Winton, Matty T Wall, Toby, Riley Pearce, Floating Bridges

Career Highlights

Blues at Bridgetown Festival
Touring with Tijuana Cartel and OKA
Supporting Ash Grunwald
Touring QLD/NSW with Kallidad
TropiCool Festival, Carnarvon
Ravenswood Blues and Roots Festival (w/Diesel and Russel Morriss)
Radio play on BBC in the UK

Current Activity

I have a new release about to drop. A double-A-side, 'Strong Hands/Open Skies', recorded with Matt Gio (Birds of Tokyo, San Cisco, Illy) at Rada Studios. Following the release and the launch I am off to play some shows in the UK, mainly to play Lindisfarne Festival (feat. The Fratellis, The View) before coming back to tour south west WA with good mates Kallidad.

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Releases by Ben Catley

Move Fast

2014

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What's Riding

2016

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Strong Hands/Open Skies

2017

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