Benny Walker

BENNY WALKER
New single and show dates announced

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Released Friday 23rd August 2019
Digitally released by DITTO Music

After hibernating through winter Benny Walker emerges with a fresh new vibe and album produced by Jan Skubiszewski. The first single to see the light of day will be dropped on 23rd August 2019.

All Ya Gotta Do Is Call a story about men, bromances and brothers. This new Blues driven track hits the ground running with a deep groove right from the moment Danny McKenna plays the intro drum fill. His signature feel is perfectly complimented by the ever-moving lines of Walker’s long time bass player, Anthony Liddell. Add to that, Benny holding down the repetitive and catchy rhythm guitar parts and the scene is set for what is the next evolution in Benny Walker’s sound. Roomy, Vintage tones perfectly captured by ARIA award winning Producer, Jan Skubiszewski, coupled with energetic performances from Benny and his crew makes All Ya Gotta Do Is Call one hell of a blues banga.

“Having the sort of relationship with my brother that either of us could simply pick up the phone when in need, is really important in my life. Now that I watch my own two young boys I hope they have the same connection. It’s also about men being more open to expressing their feelings and reaching out to a
mate to talk things through,“
says Benny Walker.

To support the new song Benny will step into Spring with a few dates to air his new material. Supported by emerging female artists Alana Wilkinson [Northern Social Club and Moama Bowling Club] and 20-year-old emerging singer/songwriter Maya Rose [The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine].

All Ya Gotta Do Is Call shows:

Sun 15th Sept – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne – 18+ | Arvo Show

Fri 27th Sept – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine – 18+

Sun 6th Oct – The Venue, Moama Bowling Club, Moama – All Ages | Arvo Show

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Said to be one of the best voices in Australia, Yorta Yorta man Benny Walker never fails to take you on a emotionally driven journey. “Walker’s voice has the drag and timbre of a natural soul man...”  Michael Dwyer – Fairfax Media

Jeff Jenkins The Music– “Oozes class. Sophisticated and soulful, it’s another step on Benny Walker’s road to superstardom.”

Yorta Yorta singer/songwriter Benny Walker is the real deal. He’s got the lot; the voice, the songs, the showmanship and the looks to kill. His love songs and epic tales are mixed with passion for people, the land, summer vibes and deep grooves that reach the soul.  Said to possess one of the best voices in Australia, Benny Walker never fails to take you on an emotionally driven sonic journey.

Capturing hearts with darker tracks reflecting a shadowy side such as those on early album Through the Forest through to upbeat songs such as Summer Sun Benny’s killer voice and song-writing talents have impressed audiences far & wide. Nominated for 4 NIMA awards in 2016 > New Talent of the Year, Best Song, Best Cover art and Best film clip for Oh No You Don’t a song that shot to No.1 on the AMRAP chart was soon followed by another No.1 with the heart wrenching single SAVE. 2016 closed on a winning streak when Benny took home the gong for Best Aboriginal Act at The Age Music Victoria Music Awards.  In 2017 Benny’s new single GHOST and its EP Undercover; both debuted at No.1 on the iTunes Blues Chart. It was then he captured the attention of Byron Bay Bluesfest boss Peter Noble. “I saw Benny play at a guitar festival …. did he EVER deliver…. I really think he has a big future coming… and I’m putting my money where my mouth is…. and booked him again this year for our 30th Bluesfest 2019. Two years in a row…” Byron Bluesfest Boss Peter Noble

In recent years Benny has played some of the country’s favourite festivals including Woodford, Festival of King Island, Deni Rhythm, Blues and Jazz, Blue Mountains, St Kilda Festival and Byron BluesFest in 2018 & 2019. He has performed alongside some of Australia’s finest, including Archie Roach, Alex Lloyd, Baker Boy, Blue King Brown, Mojo Juju and Tim Rogers.

All Ya Gotta Do Is Call is released on Friday 23rd August 20

More songs, clips & info about Benny here >> https://onepagelink.com/bennywalker/?username=bennywalker

Media Enquiries:
Cooper-Lily Nikora – AUM PR & MGMT // cooper@aum.net.au // 0432 601 211

MGMT Enquires:
Chryss Carr – AUM PR & MGMT // aum@aum.net.au // 0417 800 869

LIVE Agent:
Stephen Wade // stephen@selectmusic.com.au // 02 8577 6938

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