Marco Benevento

Marco Benevento

biography

For more than a decade pianist Marco Benevento has been amassing an extensive body of work. His studio albums and live performances set forth a vision that connects the dots in the vast space between LCD Soundsystem and Leon Russell, pulsating with dance rock energy, but with smart, earthy songwriting to match. It has led to numerous high profile appearances, ranging from Carnegie Hall to PickathonMountain Jam to Treefort Festival, while headlining shows coast to coast.

Marco Benevento’s latest studio LP, The Story of Fred Short, and its companion live release, The Woodstock Sessions, is some of his finest and most adventurous work to date—a maestro making “bold indie rock” says Brooklyn Vegan, while the LA Times raves, “Benevento continues to straighten his twisted sound into the guise of an indie-rock singer-songwriter, harnessing his inventive sonic palette into rewardingly bite-size pop songs that touch on disco and soul.”  Honing his psych rock and late night dance party sensibilities, the recordings find the pianist citing everything from Harry Nilsson, Manu Chau and Gorillaz as inspiration.

As anybody who’s seen Marco Benevento perform can attest, with eyes closed, smile wide across his face and fingers free-flowing across the keys, he’s a satellite to the muse. With a devout and growing fan-base, Benevento is an artist whose story is only beginning to unfold.

news

Marco Benevento Featured in EQX House Sessions
Marco Benevento Featured In July Issue Of Rolling Stone
Marco Benevento Live on The Wild Honey Pie’s “Buzzsession”
The Take Away Features Marco Benevento
Marco Benevento Releases New Music Video For “In The Afternoon Tomorrow.”
Pollstar Shares The Story of Marco Benevento
Marco Benevento Gives Introspective Interview With JamBase
Marco Benevento Premieres Video for “Dropkick” At Flaunt Magazine
Nicole Atkins Wins “Rookie Of The Year”
Marco Benevento Announces New Album and Tour Dates

TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
May 04 New Orleans, LA Joy Theater
May 20 Denver, CO Project Pabst Festival
May 21 New Orleans, LA Bayou Boogaloo
Jun 08 Nags Head, NC Soundside Live Summer Concert Series
Jun 09 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre
Jun 10 Greensboro, NC Levitt Amp Greensboro Music Series
Jun 15 Hunter, NY Mountain Jam
Jun 16 Plains, PA River Street Jazz Cafe
Jun 17 Interlaken, NY Americana Winery
Jul 02 Rochester Hills, MI Meadow Brook Music Festival
Jul 03 Cedar Rapids, IA McGrath Amphitheatre
Jul 06 Forest Hills, NY Forest Hills Stadium
Jul 07 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jul 09 Philadelphia, PA Skyline Stage at the Mann
Sep 15 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair

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