MAKE MUSIC NY — GARRIN BENFIELD — June 21, 5 – 7 PM
LE PETIT VERSAILLES AND MAKE MUSIC NY PRESENT A DOUBLE HEADER MUSIC EVENT TO RING IN THE LONGEST DAY! UP FIRST!
JUNE 21 @ 5-7 PM
LE PETIT VERSAILLES
346 E. Houston St. @ Ave C
RAIN OR SHINE
Garrin Benfield’s sound has been described as Freestyle Acoustic Rock. His music is a blend of moody, guitar driven rock and polyrhythmic groove all run through the filter of a very serious Singer/Songwriter. His talent shines through as a solo artist when he flat-picks his way through complicated and lightning-fast arrangements and also while he uses a Loop Station to create mesmerizing soundscapes upon which he lays blistering rock, blues and jazz licks, darkened by his extensive use of effect pedals. As a bandleader, Garrin can command the attention of seasoned players and improvise with the dexterity and ingenuity of players many years his senior. Improvisation is at the center of a Garrin Benfield concert experience. Whether at a solo show or at a full band event, Garrin twists and turns the tunes each night in an ever-evolving attempt to keep searching for new musical challenges.
“An intimate and confident affair on which there is nothing to distract the listener from the music”
— Gregg Shapiro, Bay Area Reporter
— Aidin Vaziri, San Francisco Chronicle
LPV Events are made possible by Allied Productions, Inc., Gardeners & Friends of LPV, Citizens for NYC, The Trust for Public Land, GreenThumb/NYC Dept. of Parks, Materials for the Arts, NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NYC Dept. of Sanitation, & NYC Board of Education. LPV Exhibitions are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.