Stephen Bennett

About Stephen Bennett

Whether playing his great-grandfather's harp guitar, his 1930 National Steel or a standard 6-string, Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live performance and on record, his diverse musical influences and interests are joined with a lifelong love affair with the sound of guitar strings.

Notes from Stephen

Music From Connecticut now here!

August 16th, 2017

My 30th cd just arrived. Cover art by Susan Burgoyne! TO ORDER

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Music From Connecticut

July 16th, 2017

Greetings and a happy mid-summer to all who happen by here! My latest cd is about to go to mastering and duplication. I’ve been listening to mixes of the tracks that have been sent by my friend, engineer Kim Person. They are sounding really good to me! This will be a different sort of cd […]

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Tidbits of news

April 24th, 2017

Greetings ~ In my announcement of nominations for the Just Plain Folks Music Awards that I posted a few weeks back, I missed a few things, as in I’d actually been nominated in more categories than I realized. Turns out that my More Beatles project is up for Best Cover album, for one thing. And […]

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April doings…

April 3rd, 2017

Greetings to any who happen by here ~ My first appearances of the year happen this month. MORE INFO I’ve been working at home, tweaking the tracks for my Music From Connecticut recording, but I haven’t played live yet. I’ll be outside Hartford, CT, in Harrisonburg, PA, in Hinesburg, VT, and in southern MD this […]

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A little recognition is always nice…

February 27th, 2017

Back in 2009, my tune Feel Like A New Man was nominated for Best Guitar Solo and my cd Reflections was nominated for Best Acoustic Guitar CD in the Just Plain Folks Music Awards. Reflections won and Nancy and I were present at the Wild Horse Saloon in Nashville for the awards ceremony that year. […]

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2017

January 10th, 2017

Greetings to all who might happen by this digital place ~ I hope you are well and life is good for you. I’m keeping busy working on music at home for the first quarter of the year, having no shows at all until April, and will get at least one new cd out this year. […]

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Even More Beatles cd has arrived!

December 2nd, 2016

My 3rd – and final – collection of Beatles tunes is here. If you’d like a copy, please click HERE.

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Two appearances this week

November 27th, 2016

Greetings all ~ I’ll play from 6-8 on Thursday evening, December 1st, at an art gallery in Norwalk, CT (the Artist’s Market 163 Main Street). And on Saturday, December 3rd, I’ll play a concert at the Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, CT (70 Gracey Road). If you’re in the neighborhood of either, come on […]

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Acknowledgement of Perestroika’s relationship to the song 1916

March 19th, 2016

I was pleased to see a Facebook post this morning that musician Jeff Martin has acknowledged the truth of what I communicated to him in October 2014 regarding his use of my music. The last I’d heard anything from him or his representatives in December 2014 – so this was a welcome development. Some strong […]

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