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Ben Salter

+ Cowboys of Love + Sasha Marsh

Thursday 06 April 2017 (opening 7:30pm)

at Crown & Anchor Hotel ( venue info )
196 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA
www.facebook.com/thecrankerhotel

**18+**

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

18+ General Admission $13.30

"I firmly believe Ben Salter to be one of Australia's best singers, and if I weren't so goddamn competitive, one of its best songwriters as well." - Tim Rogers (You Am I, The Temperance Union)

Ben Salter is one of Australia's most highly regarded performers and songwriters. As well as being a founding member of Giants of Science, The Gin Club and the three-time ARIA-nominated Wilson Pickers, he is an accomplished artist in his own right. His debut solo album The Cat (2011) and follow up The Stars My Destination (2015) have established his penchant for eclectic, esoteric arrangements and sounds that take in elements of rock, pop, jazz, folk, country and beyond, whilst all maintaining a coherence and inimitable melodic style.

Salter has collaborated, written and performed with artists as diverse as Mick Thomas (Weddings, Parties, Anything), Tim Rogers (You Am I, The Temperance Union), Bernard Fanning (Powderfinger), Gareth Liddiard (The Drones) and Marlon Williams, to name a few. He has toured with acts such as Cat Power, J Mascis, Gareth Liddiard, Counting Crows, Marlon Williams and most recently Built To Spill.

Salter continues to perform relentlessly across Australia and the world, both solo and with his band, and his captivating live performances have become quasi-legendary.

He is currently in the process of recording his third album, tentatively entitled Back Yourself, due for release in 2017.

LINKS:

bensalter.com.au

Ben Salter on Facebook

Ben Salter on Bandcamp

Ben Salter on Twitter 

Ben Salter on Soundcloud 

Ben Salter on Youtube



The Stars My Destination - Selected Stars

★★★★½

THE AGE / SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

"From brilliant string arrangements and the mellow acoustic moments to heavier, superbly crafted dramatic flourishes, this is sure to feature in many 2015 best album lists." - Martin Boulton

★★★★½

THE AUSTRALIAN

"The Cat was a laudable debut, but it's The Stars My Destination that establishes Salter's position alongside songwriting luminaries such as Paul Kelly, Gareth Liddiard and Tim Rogers." - Andrew McMillen

★★★★

THE GUARDIAN AUSTRALIA  

"Hugely affecting." - Everett True

★★★★

THE COURIER MAIL

"Why isn't he better known than he is? That's hard to explain when his first solo album, 2011's The Cat, was a five-star classic, and a song like The Gin Club's "You Me & The Sea" is one of the best songs anyone has written in the past 10 years." - Noel Mengel

★★★★

ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE

"Salter remains bitterly, brilliantly scathing." - Doug Wallen

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*