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Smith & Brewer
Arabian Tent - Campbell Park

The Stables Sessions: Smith & Brewer

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Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer met in 2015 after both supporting Joan Armatrading on tour. Since then, they’ve played together all over the UK, supporting acts such as; Fairport Convention, Ralph McTell, 10cc, Joan Armatrading and Martin Simpson.

They also sang backing vocals on Ralph McTell’s recent album, ‘Hill Of Beans’. They have played at a number of festivals, including; Fairport’s Cropredy Convention, Cambridge Folk Festival, Long Road Festival and many more.

After releasing a live album in 2017, they released their debut studio album, Another Shade Of Smith & Brewer at the end of 2019. They followed this with three instrumental albums and a charity Christmas E.P. in 2020 and an electric album in 2021. They will be recording and releasing another studio album in 2023.

The band is made up of Fabian Bonner on bass, Stuart Pringle on drums, Sean Patrick O'Hanrahan on Keyboards, and Malek Hyde-Smith on percussion.




Presented as part of IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2023

Introducing The Arabian Tent...

The Stables Sessions - Acoustic Stage - Festival Central - Campbell Park

Enjoy a drink and listen to some great live music in the informal and relaxed atmosphere of our Arabian tent.

Arabian Tent