Posts Tagged: General News

Benjamin Wagner Throws Holiday Benefit

You Sing, I Write: December 1st Holiday Benefit Concert : Full Article

Creator of the now-annual A Holiday Benefit series, singer-songwriter Benjamin Wagner, spoke to me last year about his concept for the yearly showcase and album release. Having been a creative writing major himself, Wagner talked of the importance that kids of all socio-economic backgrounds understand and develop writing skills.

“It’s how we communicate and express ourselves,” Wagner said. “I wanted to do something local and something for kids. I wanted to do something bigger than me. Life is about meeting people and doing things together, not about doing your own thing. I just wanted to do something together with other people that I love — make the world a tiny bit better.”

Wagner explained that he was trying to provide a “think globally, act locally” concept, which is the idea he pitched to his fellow musician friends last year. You can …

December 1st, 2008

Benjamin Wagner drops ‘Live at Rockwood Music Hall.’

Authentic Records is proud to announce Benjamin Wagner’s new album, ‘Live at Rockwood Music Hall.’ You can get it for a whole ten bucks at the Authentic Records online store. We know. That’s a pretty good deal if we don’t say so ourselves.

And if you’re not familiar with Benjamin Wagner, go check out his artist page. You can become friends with him on MySpace, follow him on Twitter…Benjamin has pretty much gone every route for you to be able to properly stalk him and keep in touch with the happenings fo his music world, so have at it!

November 19th, 2008

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Artist Update: Benjamin Wagner

Benjamin Wagner played the Rockwood Music Hall in New York City last week, providing us with this tasty little video of the track Boys of Summer, which is on his latest album The Invention Of Everything Else. Transitioning back into MTV News VP mode, Ben is taking a break from gigging until September. In the meantime, he’s headed to San Diego for ComicCon, to Indianapolis for the Brickyard 400 and then on to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and the MTV Video Music Awards.

August 6th, 2008

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