On the Verge: Ben Sollee

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is the cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer Ben Sollee.

Ben Sollee was born and raised in Kentucky, where he studied classical music on cello from a young age. He played alongside Casey Driessen, Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck as a member of Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet from 2005 to 2008 before going solo.

This year he has released two albums, a live recording, Live At The Grocery on Home, and a studio album, Half Made Man. He is currently touring and will be performing at the Brighton Music Hall in Allston this Thursday, October 18th.

Tune in this Tuesday at 4:15 pm to hear an exclusive in-studio performance and interview from Ben Sollee only on 88.9 WERS.

By Kendall Stewart

If you liked this, check out:
On The Verge: Audra Mae
Martin Harley On Coffeehouse

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> <iframe width="" height="" frameborder="" scrolling="" marginheight="" marginwidth="" src="">

Emerson College

WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

CONNECT WITH US