SPRING

That's right folks it's that time again -SXSW 14.

And you know what that means..

Ben's 6th annual Hootenanny at the Contental Club Gallery 

6 hrs - 5 great bands 

Saturday March 15th 

No Cover - Doors open at noon.

(How 'bout that poster?!)

WINTER

Austin Screening of

The Cherokee Word for Water

At The Bullock Museum Spirit Theater

December 5th  - 7:30 

Q & A WITH CAST AND CREW AFTERWARDS

AUTUMN

September 15, 2013 
Good times, good songs and sounds at KPFT Houston - Pacifica Radio - "Songwriter's Studio" with big brother Bill Browder. Houston, TX.
Thank you KPFT and Tom Tranchilla 

Here's the show "Songwriter's Studio Sunday Sept. 15 2013

Ben Livingston http://archive.kpft.org/index.php

 

September 14th 7:30PM

 Millbend Coffeehouse

Ben Livingston with Teri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines

The Woodlands

Houston, Texas

7:30 sharp! 

www.milbend.org


Or tune in to KPFT FM from ANYWHERE from 6-6:30PM on Sunday for Ben Livingston and his special Guest Bill Browder live on the air... For the second half of Ben's Houston show.
Thank you  Scott and Janis Pool and Teresa Allen of KPFT, Pat Hanna and everyone who came together to make this mighty love fest happen.  

SUMMER
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2013

Summer fun Every Thursday at Tom's Tabooley "SNUG ROOM" 

 

Summer 2013

It's June

and that means

BEN 

And his song writing/guitar slinging compadre' 

BILL BROWDER

SQUARE OFF TODAY AT HIGH NOON
for a

SONG SWAP SHOWDOWN
at the

AUSTIN -BERGSTROM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
STOP BY IF YOU ARE BEING HURLED THROUGH THE AIR TODAY.
Free admission with every TSA search.
South Terminal Austin, Ruta Maya,

Austin,TX 
USA


Ben

and his

Jazzy, world beat guitarist Brother in law

Mike Elias

Will be back rockin' out in Manhattan...

Yee Haaa!

!

 

 

Songs and stories

Every Thursday

at

Tom's Tabooley "Snug Room"

6:30 - 8:00PM

 

 

SPRING 2013

 

You are on the guest list!

LIVE at the CONTINENTAL CLUB GALLERY

 
3:00PM 
 
SXSW Saturday MARCH 16th

(Our 5th consecutive year!)

 

 

WINTER 2013

Feb 6th

KOOP Once again!

This time on Rush Evans' Singer and the Song.

Streaming live show on www.KOOP.com

Re-broadcast of Ben's interview  TONIGHT - Wednesday 01.16.13

Back by popular demand!

KOOP RADIO - AUSTIN - Writing on the Air

Ben Livingston

January 14, 2013
By Francois

Please join us Wednesday 01.16.13 for another edition of Writing on the Air. We broadcast every Wednesday from 6-7 pm. You can catch us on your local Austin 91.7 FM KOOP radio station, or you can stream us LIVE on KOOP.org.

Host Francois, talks with musician & neon-light artist & renaissance man Ben Livingston. This show was recorded live on 12.05.12.

You can follow us on Twitter, and you can ask us questions LIVE during the show. Look for @WritingOnTheAir. 

Listen to the Interview.

 

Autumn 2012

Music

 

Catch Ben LIVE on KOOP Radio - Austin 

Writing on the Air

Ben Livingston

DECEMBER 5, 2012
By Francois

Please join us Wednesday 12/05/12 from 6-7PM for another edition of Writing on the Air. 

Host Francois, talks with musician & neon-light artist & renaissance man Ben Livingston. 

You can catch us on your local Austin 91.7 FM KOOP radio station or

Stream us LIVE on

www.KOOP.org.

 

 The Texas Book Festival   

Sunday - Oct 28th - 2PM.

I'll be playing newest and most literary songs and releasing my new CD

"Flesh and Bone"

in the Music Tent  

A free CD and special gift 

to the first 20 who say: "Flesh and Bone"   

 Music

 

October 2 - 8PM

Ben & friends LIVE Radio Free Texas broadcast 

 

*****

TV & Film... 

 

Tuesday October 23 at 5PM CST - TLC Network.

Imagine convincing a Reality TV show to schlep a 3 camera crew from NYC to follow you and your friends around for three - twelve hour days laughing as everyone trys to "out-stupid" each other, making a video skit for 3million + viewers!  

HOW FUN IS THAT!?

Tune in for the most koo koo performance ever as my friends and I are featured on TLC's "Extream Cheapskates".  

LOL!

 

 

AND THEN THE

Coup de grâce

My feature film acting debut as "Curly" in 

The Cherokee Word For Water

 

Premeirs - Spring, 2013

at 

The Museum of the American Indian

Smithsonian Institute.

 

Thanks for stopping by..




I'm always working on something interesting and fun to share with you...

XOBen

 

 

 

Summer

 
 June 13th 8:30 - 11:30PM 

Hill Country BBQ 

30 West 26th Street

NEW YORK, NY

10010

 
It is a pleasure and an honor
to be accompanied by Michael Elias.
He is my "guitar slinging deluxe" brother in law.
******

You better get there early - A lot of people are coming.

 

 

 

***********************************

SPRING

No shows for now...

Ben's busy recording with his pal & mentor

Denny Bruce. 

 

 

SPRING SHOWS - 2012

 
 
NON-SXSW Saturday 3/17
The Continental Club GALLERY Presents! - No cover!
 
Doors open at 1:45pm - NO Badge or wristband required or accepted - Must be 21+ and able to provide valid ID

 

2:00pm: The Hems  

3:05pm: Sam Lipman & Co. 

4:10pm: Southpaw Jones  

5:15pm: Ben Livingston & The "That's what she said!" Band    

6:30pm: Barbara K  

 

You are on the guest list!


LIVE at the CONTINENTAL CLUB GALLERY
 
5:15PM 
 
SXSW Saturday MARCH 17th (St Patty's Day!)
 


 

 

AUTUMN SHOWS - 2011


 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11- 11- '11

Jovitas 

 6-8PM 

South Austin 78704

LIVE at the CONTINENTAL CLUB GALLERY
 
Every Monday evening in November at 8:30
 


 

 

 

 

OCTOBER -2011

 

 

SATURDAY OCT 22

 

Arts Cottage at Rock-C Ranch – Smithville TX  Postponed due to area fire relief efforts.

 

7PM  suggested donation:  $20  - $25

 


 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 21

SELWYN SCHOOL REUNION WOO-HOO!

PRIVATE EVENT

 


 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14

Jovitas 

 6-8PM 

South Austin 78704


 

SATURDAY OCT 1

RIALTO THEATRE 

 

ARANSAS PASS, TX

 

7:30 - 9:30PM

 

 


SEPTEMBER 2011

FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 9  

Fire Relief Benefit 

Ben Livingston and his band will be rocking harder than usual because all donations and tips for the band will be going to the local Red Cross. 6-8pm. - Austin Chronicle

JOVITA'S, 1619 S. First, 512/447-7825

www.jovitas.com

South Austin 78704


Saturday SEPTEMBER 3

NEW WORLD DELI 

 Austin, TX    

 7:30 - 9:30PM



 

SUMMER SHOWS - 2011

 

AUGUST 27

PRIVATE EVENT


 

Saturday August 20

- Concert - 

For info & tickets

77901 Wine Bar

Victoria, TX

 


 

Jovitas 

Thursday, August 18th

6-8PM 

 1619 South First St.

Austin, TX 78704

 


Saturday July 23

THE COVE 6:30 - 8PM  SAN ANTONIO, TX 

 


Friday July 22

 

 CACTUS CAFE (University of Texas Union)

Opening for the Bob Livingston Trio

8PM - $10

 


 

Friday July 15

 Jovitas 

7-9PM 

 1619 South First St.

Austin, TX 78704



 Saturday July 2

NEW WORLD DELI 

 Austin, TX    

 7:30 - 9:30PM


Saturday June 25

Private event

Austin, TX

 


Friday June 24

Ben with Denim

Cypress Creek

Wimberly, TX


 

SATURDAY June 11

NEW WORLD DELI 

 Austin, TX    

 7-10PM



 

Friday, June 10thBen's coming home!

to the

Rosebud Cafe - Victoria, TX

Songs swap

with

Victoria's finest troubadour 

Jerry James

 

Jovitas  Debut~ residency

Thursday - June 9th

 6-8PM 

1619 South First St.
Austin, TX 78704



SPRING SHOWS - 2011

Saturday, May 28 

East Side Food Park

Hosted by 

Michael Anthony Carrasco

2209 E Cesar Chavez

AustinTX 78702

8PM

 

 

Saturday May 21

Private engagement

Austin, TX

 

Wednesday May 11 

Threadgill's - north

showcase set at 8pm 

Cancelled

 

SATURDAY May 7

NEW WORLD DELI 

 Austin, TX    

 7-10PM

 

April 16th at 6:30 - Saturday 

We're Live at THE COVE in San Antone!

606 W. Cypress 

 

 

APRIL 1 - FRIDAY

THE BUGLE BOY THEATRE, LA GRANGE, TX

 

With special guests Dan Kaplan and Kathy Rowell.

 

This show will be recorded live.

 

 

 

WINTER  SHOWS - 2011

 

 

SATURDAY - March 19th at 3PM

 

Ben & The That's what She said!" Band's third consecutive

 

CONTINENTAL CLUB - SXSW Saturday!

(WHERE THE "THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID! BAND WAS BORN)

 

It's going to be a great show with a great line up! 

-Clownie in the gallery at 12:30

-Erin Ivey & the Finest Kind at 1:45
-Ben Livingston @ 3pm
-Barbara K at 4:45

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 3rd 

 Blue Star Arts Complex

San Antonio, TX

6:30 - 9PM 

 With very special guests

Dan Kaplan

Kathy Rowell

and

Jeff 'Baje"Ragsdale

 

 

FEBRUARY 5 -SATURDAY

NEW WORLD DELI 

Austin, TX    

7-10PM

 

WAY WEST TEXAS TOUR~ 2011

JANUARY 25 - MONDAY

RAILROAD BLUES, ALPINE, TX

 

JANUARY 23 - SATURDAY

STARLIGHT THEATRE, TERLINGUA, TX

 

JANUARY 22 - FRIDAY

FAMOUS BURRO - MARATHON, TX

 

JANUARY 20 - THURSDAY 

LIVE SET & INTERVIEW KRTS RADIO MARFA, TX (STREAMING)

 

WEST TEXAS TOUR~


 JANUARY 16 - SUNDAY

LYDIA STREET HOUSE CONCERTS 

 

 

 

 

FALL SHOWS - 2010 

 

DECEMBER 4 - SATURDAY

NEW WORLD DELI   7-10PM

 

NOVEMBER 27 - SATURDAY

THE COVE 6:30 - 8PM  SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

NOVEMBER 13 - SATURDAY

BAY SIX STUDIOS TBA (EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR)

 

NOVEMBER 14 - SUNDAY 

DOMY BOOKS 12NOON - 1PM & 3:00 - 5PM (EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR)

 

NOVEMBER 13 - SATURDAY

CLAYWORKS STUDIO 5:30 - 7PM (EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR)

 

OCTOBER 30 - SATURDAY

PRIVATE EVENT

 

 

OCTOBER 28 - THURSDAY

 PATSY'S COWGIRL CAFE

 

OCTOBER 20 - WEDNESDAY

THREADGILLS (NORTH)

 

SEPTEMBER 30 - THURSDAY

MOMO'S 8:00 - 9PM Austin, TX

 

SEPTEMBER 23 - THURSDAY

MOMO'S 8:00 - 9PM Austin, TX

 

SEPTEMBER 22 - WEDNESDAY

NEW WORLD DELI  7 - 10PM Austin, TX

 

SEPTEMBER 9 - THURSDAY

MOMO'S 8:00 - 9PM Austin, TX

 

SEPTEMBER 1 - WEDNESDAY

CACTUS CAFE (University of Texas Union)

Opening for Barbara K and Richard Bowden Video release party 8:00PM Also showing will be Ben's short Documentary film called "Drums over Ladybird Lake (how the movie was made)"... Staring Drummer extraordinaire - Michael Christian. With Bill Oliver as "Uncle Sam Bilge Water, Stephanie "Lemon drop" Todd,  Pat Miller and Ben Livingston. (Better get there early - house fills fast!)  - Austin, TX

 

SUMMER SHOWS - 2010

AUGUST 28 - SATURDAY

 THE COVE 6:30 - 8:30PM San Antonio, TX

 

AUGUST 7 - SATURDAY

NEW WORLD DELI   7 - 10PM Austin, TX

 

JULY 24 - SATURDAY

CACTUS CAFE (University of Texas Union) With Barbara K and Richard Bowden 8:30 - Austin, TX

 

JULY 10 - SATURDAY

 MOMO'S 6:30 - 8PM - Austin, TX

 

JULY 11 - FRIDAY

 ROADHOUSE RAGS (please call for time) - Austin, TX

 

JUNE 30 - WEDNESDAY

ArtZ Rib House 7:30 - 9:30 - Austin, TX

 

JUNE 27 - SATURDAY

Private art exhibit & performance - San Antonio, TX

 

JUNE 7

MOMO'S 6:30 - 7:45 - Austin, TX

 


 

SPRING SHOWS - 2010

 

MAY 2

"Songwiter's studio" with host, Tom Tranchilla interview - Ben Livingston - KPFT-FM, Houston, TX

 

MAY 1

FLIPNOTICS - Saturday- Happy hour 6-7:30pm - Austin, TX

 

APRIL 30

Arts Cottage at Rock-C Ranch – Smithville TX (Private concert) 

 

APRIL 29

Anderson Fair -Songwriter Showcase, Houston, TX

 

APRIL 23/24

Texas songwriters serenade competition - semi-finalist/finalist showdown, Halletsville, TX

 


 

WINTER SHOWS -2010

 

MARCH 27

Attwell -Ritter House Concert (only 60 seats please RSVP) Austin, TX - $10

 

MARCH 20  

The Continental Club. It's SXSW again and time for a combo record release and ‘the “That’s what she said!” Boys’ 1st birthday party show & cake eating contest! Austin, TX

 

FEBRUARY  23

Waterloo Records - instore performance and record release of debut album “TRUST YOUR EQUIPMENT” Austin, TX

 

FEBRUARY 21

The Bugle boy – LaGrange, TX Songwriter’s show case finalist hosted by Michael Fracasso

 

FEBRUARY 20

Arts Cottage at Rock-C Ranch – Smithville TX

 

FEBRUARY 14

Arts Cottage at Rock-C Ranch – Smithville TX

SPOKEN WORD AND SONGS VALENTINE SHOW. 

 

 


2009

MARCH 21

The Continental Club during SXSW 2009, Austin, TX

Green Mesquite BB-Q Austin, TX

Wunderlich house concerts with Bob Livingston, Austin, TX

 

2005

Road West Bar Xian, China

 

2004

The Enclave. Hosted by Robert “Bama” Nathan, Austin, TX.

 

2003

Cactus Cafe, University Of Texas, Austin, TX.

 

1999

The Annapurna Rounders at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX. 

 

1998

The Annapurna Rounders' Tour of Nepal...”Unplugged” play songs from Texas and beyond.

 

Tour of Nepal, concert itinerary:

Tal, Yak Charka, Thorung-la pass, Kagbeni, MarphaPokhara and

Kathmandu at Indigo Gallery and North Beach Cafe 

 

1997

KUT National Public Radio, John Aielli’s Eklecktikos.  Live on Theremin with ‘AARC’ Shop tool percussion ensemble, Austin, TX

 

1996

Dexter Hall, Songs and Slides, Austin, TX

 

1994

Jumpstart  San Antonio, TX

 

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