Album Release Show: Ben Larsen at The Secret Society

The Secret Society116 NE Russell St. PortlandOR97212

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9pm doors, 9pm show
21+
$12 advance, $15 day of show
You may know Ben Larsen as the frontman for Crow and the Canyon or The Giraffe Dodgers. His solo debut is his most honest release yet. Utilizing Larsen's full musical palette, drawing from folk, bluegrass, chamber pop, and soul with a touch of psychedelia, the full-length LP features his four-piece band and local greats Tony Furtado, Paul Brainard and Tyler Thompson (Fruition). "Time" showcases a full string quartet and horn trio while "Seeds" finds Larsen with just a guitar and microphone. Check out the title track’s music video below and then celebrate the release of 'Turn' with Larsen's full band at The Secret Society on this last Friday of November!

“I’m going to put these hands together, gonna grow these seeds,” Ben Larsen sings on “Seeds,” the song that closes out his fruitful new release Turn. The first solo album from this seasoned local artist is a beautiful compilation of soulful songs, sewn together with soothing, mysterious strings and timeless lyrics that showcase the growing pains and rewards of change. Though Larsen began playing gigs in Portland... read more

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