Ben Sollee Tickets
Ben Sollee is a not only a brilliant cellist but also an equally amazing song-writer, composer and performer. He first stepped onto the stage as a professional performer over a decade ago and has since established himself among the best in the business. He has hit the road for his latest tour so book your Ben Sollee tickets and catch one of the most versatile artists in the world today weave his magic on you.
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Ben Sollee was born on 28th November, 1983. He was brought up in Lexington and he fell in love with the cello at a very early age. He began playing the instrument during his elementary school days. Apart from his love for everything classical he was also an avid listener and fan of other forms of music. Ben’s parents used to play recordings of names like Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Billie Holiday. Listening to them really got Ben hooked to music. From there on his passion led him to learning music thoroughly. At seventeen years of age he kicked started to showcase his wonderful cellist skills as a member of the group Folk Boy Orchestra which used to play on the radio show WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour. Ben began to work tirelessly on honing his skills and by the time 2000’s rolled into town he was ready to turn professional.
It was in the year 2005 that Ben Sollee teamed up with Bela Fleck, Abigail Washington and Casey Driessen to create The Sparrow Quartet. They spent the first three years playing on a small scale. Slowly but surely they started to generate some headlines which paved the way for the release of their debut album Abigail Washington & The Sparrow Quartet in May, 2008. That same month Ben came out with his first solo release as well. It was an EP which was titled "If You’re Gonna Lead My Country". Next month saw him coming out with his first full album "Learning to Bend". The album was met with a lot of positive acclaim from every corner. "Learning to Blend" was a mixture of various genres and sounds. It was acoustic as well as jazz and folk oriented. The efforts were appreciated by everyone across the board and it signaled the arrival of Ben Sollee as a star.
In 2009, he went on a sensational road trip with the Vienna Teng Trio. That was followed by another tour in November same year. Ben was accompanied on the journey by his friend Kim Taylor. Two days after Valentine’s Day 2010, Ben Sollee came out with Dear Companion. It was another scintillating album. Ben and Daniel Martin Moore were the writers and the performers of the tracks. Dear Companion focused on the effect the mountain top coal mining operation was to have on the natives and the legacy of Appalachia. It turned out to be another big hit that made its debut by capturing the sixth place on charts in U.S. The succession of hits he had accumulated over the past few years brought offers to perform at some of the biggest events in the music world. One such invitation came from the management of the legendary Bonnaroo Music Festival and Ben took the stage of this amazing event in June, 2011.
Ben used his music as a medium to reach out and help the oppressed. He has tackled everything from poverty to factors damaging the environment. On top of that he has been seen regularly playing charity concerts to help people in need. His exploits have brought his way a lot of headlines for all the right reasons. Ben’s incredible talents on the music front coupled with his electric persona as a live performer have combined to put him in the category of the most sought after artists today. Book your Ben Sollee tickets and watch what makes him so successful so as to make his concert an unforgettable one.
Ben Sollee Ticket Prices
Currently the average price for Ben Sollee tickets is $51. The date and location for this event is 13-Nov-19 at Bomhard Theatre at The Kentucky Center, Louisville. The minimum get-in price for Ben Sollee tickets is $51.
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