2012-03-10T13:06:06-05:00 2012-03-12T23:29:12-04:00

Benjamin Francis Leftwich - "Ticket To Ride" + Tour Dates

It's official, Benjamin Francis Leftwich is on tour. We hinted at this in our feature on him a couple months ago, and it's finally come to fruition. He's going to be headlining shows across the states, Canada and the UK -- and to celebrate it all he's kicking things off with a new track. "Ticket To Ride" (a cover of The Beatles) takes the original track's timeless sound and warps it with Ben's trademark airy voice and acoustic guitar. It's a delightful tune that doesn't stray far from the track's original composition, seemingly paying homage to The Beatles' reign of perfection. 

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Below are Ben's tour dates. Check them out and make the trip to see him if he's playing near you!

March 14th – SXSW / Austin. TX
March 15th – SXSW / Austin. TX
March 16th – SXSW / Austin. TX
March 17th – SXSW / Austin. TX
March 20th – Homegrown Hamilton / Hamilton, Ontario
March 21st – Raw Sugar Cafe / Ottawa, Ontario 
March 22nd – CMW Cameron House / Toronto, Ontario 
March 23rd – CMW Supermarket / Toronto, Ontario 
March 25th – E Bar / Guelph, Ontario 
March 26th – Call The Office / London, Ontario 
March 28th – 2nd Cup / Buffalo, New York 
March 29th – Vibe Lounge / Syracuse, New York 
April 3rd – Cafe Nine / New Haven, Connecticut 
April 4th – Club Cafe / Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
April 5th – Music Gallery / Baltimore, Maryland 
April 10th – Bowery Ballroom / New York (w/ The Jezabels)
April 11th – The Knitting Factory / Brooklyn, New York 
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 
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 
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)
60's · Indie · Rock


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