paper is on the street now. There will be thousands of
copies available at the festival. See you
Count yourself as the first 'topless' woman to ever
appear in Coastal View!"
the Carpenteria Avocado Festival)
is a born performer. Her exuberant presence lights up
the room. Benson gives it all she's got and then some
- movin' and groovin'; encouraging audience
participation and commanding undivided attention.
Sharon Benson and friends put on a classy show, full
of fun and memorable tunes . . ."
- Neil E.
vocals were electric . . . her harmonies blended
perfectly with Grande's voice. Benson also played an
expressive violin, exhibiting a wide range of licks .
. . (her) haunting violin lines completed the
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enjoys performing . . . as well as singing and playing
the violin for recording studio projects . . . and has
often found her music to be expressive of her desire
to promote happiness."
seem to ignite the same ecstatic passion "out there"
that they put into their own work. Especially when
lead singer, Sharon, leaps off the stage playing a
solo on her cordless electric violin during the song .
well constructed melodies are the foundation of their
sound, and their songs range from foot tappy up beat
to beautiful haunting ballads."
Benson, lead singer and guitarist for 'Soul Dogs,'
belts out a tune . . ."
plays incredible, soulful violin, viola, and mandolin
that add a sensual quality . . ."
to u and watching you Sat. Nite reminded me somewhat
of Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull; the way when u started
playing, YOU virtually were the music/spirit/soul
spinning the delicious web that permeated the crowd
and wrapped around us...being a musician myself(i play
guitar, drums, keys, harmonica, sing(kinda like Lou
Reed)), i could see/feel that the music was real and a
part of u, i didnt see any posing (what i call when a
performer strikes a pose or does just the right thing
that they think the audience wants to see)... you were
a vessel that the music spirit flowed thru, using your
talents to speak to the crowd (it definitely spoke to
forgive my tardiness in thanking you for such a
delightful and well-received performance at the Lakich
inaugural opening on February 17th. We have received many
many positive comments on your music and are still
receiving good notices from a variety of people. Soul
Dogs were a perfect match for the exuberance and
diversity of the guests and your music with its range of
styles reflected our inclusive nature at the galleries
I was lucky
enough to get to see Soul Dogs perform tunes from their
upcoming CD Journey and they were hauntingly delightful.
Straight-forward folk rock over-brimming with good
playing and soulful vocals. Singer/songwriter Sharon
Benson (also violin/guitar) has put together some
shockingly good tunes that make you want to laugh, cry,
shake your ass and save the planet all at the same
luck and I really enjoy the music. It is very sincere and
honest and I hope it takes you to where you want to be