Tough Horses” is #1 on the Top 30 Album Play List for Western CD’s.
My song “Big Enough” written by Gary McMahan is at #7 on the Top Ten Western Radio Play List.
Things are shaking up! Reviews are coming out on "Tough Horses" the New Year is kicking off with a bang! I will be touring through the West this spring and summer promoting my new CD. If you have interest in a concert please let me know. It might suprise you where I will turn up and when!
I have just completed a co-write with Les Buffham and it is a good one. It will be on my next CD planned for later this year. I have allot of new material and I feel good about how things are progressing toward this next project. I am playing now on select gigs with a new sideman. Tony Polecastro of Music Villa's Acoustic Letter fame. An awesome picker, and I am blessed to have his involvement.
This summer I will be presenting a Songwriters Seminar to the participants of the Gibson Acoustic Homecoming Crew in Bozeman, MT. It is an honor to be asked to present to them what I can about the craft. this is about all for now, getting prepared for Elko, Nevada's National Cowboy Poetry Gathering the end of this month. Hope to see you all there! Keep checking my calendar for my performances. Come see me if I am close by!
Don't Leave Your Slicker In The Wagon.
My new original "Prairie Grass" will be performed at Bills Place in Melville Saturday night. Come on out for some BBQ and tunes!
Ben Barnes Benefit Concert 3 June 2012, at Mannys Entertainment in Billings, MT. Come out for a night of great entertainment. Tickets Available Online At: http://mannysentertainment.com/
Come out to Mannys Entertainment http://mannysentertainment.com/ Billings 3 June at 6:00PM to see 9 acts of Western Music! Proceeds of the ticket sales go to the Barnes Family. Ben is an Iraqi Vet battling cancer. See you there!