Halifax based songwriter Ben Caplan is excited to bring his latest CD and a full band back to Lethbridge, Tuesday, March 21 for a sold out show at the Geomatic Attic.
Caplan, who plays piano and guitar, will be joined by multi-instrumentalist Taryn Kawaja playing melodica, keyboards, flute and vocals, upright bassist Anna Ruddick and new drummer Jamie Kronick, who joined the band six months ago.
“Jamie started out playing fill in gigs. he must o have played 200 or 300 shows. Then he joined the band officially six months ago,” he said.
“And Taryn started touring with us selling our merch until we discovered her latent musical skills kept popping up. She plays like seven or eight instruments. And Anna, out bassist came highly recommended through really good friends” he continued.
“This line up has been together for about six months. It’s exciting,” said Caplan from a tour stop in Grande Prairie, which is a part of a quick Alberta and B.C. tour which will eventually end up in the northern United States. they are still touring in support of their CD “Birds With Broken Wings.”
“Things are going great. The tour has been beautiful. We’ve had sold out shows 10 out of 10 so far,” Caplan continued, adding he is pleased with how well his band are playing.
“We should we’ve been playing a lot and we’re feeding off the energy of the crowd,” he said.
The last time Caplan played Lethbridge was in 2013 which was quickly followed by a hit appearance at the South Country Fair.