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Robb Benson & the Shelk / Bio

Robb Benson - Singer songwriter in Seattle Washington, has been in several bands including Dear John Letters, the Glass Notes, Dept of Energy, Nevada Bachelors, and plays drums in The Great Um. Along the way Robb has released 4 solo albums on Roam Records, and is now working on his 5th album "Cursive Falls from the Sky" to be released in the summer of 2013 under the new title Robb Benson & The Shelk.

Nominated three years in a row (2003, 2004, 2005) for the best singer/songwriter “SEATTLE WEEKLY” music awards, his band Dear John Letters reached as high as #34 Nationally on the CMJ Charts.

Over the years Robb has been very lucky to play with some great acts on awesome bills. Some of the bands he has opened for are: Death Cab for Cutie, The Presidents of the USA, Fountains of Wayne, The Posies, You Am I, Pedro the Lion, Clem Snide, Harvey Danger, The Long Winters, David Garza, The Tractenburg family slideshow players, Scott McCoughey, Visqueen, Shadow Shadow Shade, Wayne Horvitz, and way too many others to list.

General Info

Band Members
Robb Benson and whoever he has join him live or in studio, this changes often
Artist Name
Robb Benson & the Shelk
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Contact Info

Seattle, WA
just me at this point...

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