Benjamin Francis Leftwich


7:00 PM

$16 - $18

The Basement

391 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Presented by WCBE

The Basement - Columbus, OH

Saturday, October 12, 2019; Doors open at 7:00 PM
$16.00 In Advance / $18.00 Day of Show
General Admission - All Ages

Benjamin Francis Leftwich's debut album, the Ian Grimble-produced Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm, was released in July 2011. The Fly called it "a majestic debut" The Skinny, while the Sunday Express called it "lovely".Hazel Sheffield, writing in The Guardian, gave it a 3/5 rating, as did David Pollock, writing for The Scotsman, who drew comparisons to Damien Rice and José González. Leftwich's "Shine" was named Spotify's most addictive track of 2014, the most repeat-played song of the year. Leftwich sold more than 100,000 copies of Last Smoke and received over 150 million global Spotify plays. "Atlas Hands" was featured in Zillow's TV Commercial 'Lake House' in 2015 In this same year, Benjamin Francis Leftwich co-wrote "Grow" with British artist Frances which featured in the Amazon UK TV advert.

His sophomore album After the Rain, was released in August 2016. Performing songs off this album and his former, he toured extensively from April 2016 to August 2017, covering the UK, Canada, USA, China, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and throughout Asia (e.g., Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia). Since 2011, Leftwich has gained 2,510,535 monthly listeners and over 219,000 followers on Spotify.

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