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The new Ben Reel album is an absolute must for fans of very passionate roots rock.”” - Peter Marinus

Bluestown Music - Ben Reel - Locked In & Live review

Latest News: New album released on 15th September 2022 on all platforms titled "Locked in & Live". The album features 18 songs - 8 live songs recorded during lockdown in The Iontas theatre Castleblayney. It will also feature 7 studio recorded songs that Ben worked on during lockdown & 3 live acoustic songs that featured on his Facebook live streamed concerts in the 1st year of the covid pandemic. Two of these are cover versions of Bob Dylan's - Oh Sister and Bruce Springsteen's - Drive All Night which features Ben on the piano. Out of the 7 studio tracks there is tribute songs to 2 great friends who sadly passed away in the last year: The late Rainbow George Weiss whom Ben co wrote 'U People & Scoring Goals' which features voice overs by Rainbow George & his good friend Ian Jury. The song 'U Look to Me' was co wrote with the late great Irish songwriter Tony McLoughlin.

BEN REEL BAND live video

Live @JJ Smyths Dublin-Available @Music Store - click on artwork below

Live @JJ Smyths Dublin
The performance, although it is quickly approaching ten-years-old, is serving as a timeless classic at one of the most iconic music venues on Dublin’s music circuit.” - Antony Bailey

Country Music News International - Ben Reel Band - Live @JJ Smyths review

The music of this Irish band certainly falls under roots rock, but then Irish roots rock. So you are dealing here with powerful, intense folky rock. A great atmospheric live album by the Ben Reel Band.” - Peter Marinus

Bluestown Music - Ben Reel Band - Live @JJ Smyths review