Local Author Kickstarts Kids Book About Being in a Band

Ballistic Kids is an illustrated rhyming children’s book which introduces young readers to the amazing experience of playing in a rock ‘n’ roll band. Created by a team of musicians and based on their personal experiences, the book shines a light on the far-reaching (and well evidenced) social, academic and health benefits for children of learning to play music, as well as its power to unify people of all shapes and sizes. The book is being published to inspire children at a young age to pick up an instrument, start learning and form a band with their friends. Continue reading “Local Author Kickstarts Kids Book About Being in a Band”

Mr Ben & the Bens to release new album and come to Yorkshire soon!

Who Knows Jenny Jones? is the new album from surreal indie act Mr Ben and The Bens, the brainchild of polymath Ben Hall. The record is an experimental pop exploration of a kitchen sink narrative with a celestial twist. Originating from Lancaster’s thriving co-operative scene, Ben is now based in Sheffield and his adopted city has had a profound influence on the concept of the new album. With Who Knows Jenny Jones, he tells the tale of a shrinking violet called Jenny from an area of Sheffield called Pitsmoor in the 1970s, who gets abducted by aliens and becomes the … Continue reading Mr Ben & the Bens to release new album and come to Yorkshire soon!