Benjamin Booker - FUV Live - 2014

Benjamin Booker and band with Russ Borris, photo by Oliver Beardsley

Image Caption: Hear an FUV Live session with 'New Dig' artist Benjamin Booker tonight at 9.
by Russ Borris | 04/29/2015 | 4:16pm

This New Orleans-based musician is a classic case of an old soul in a young body. Though he is only 25, Benjamin Booker's music conjures the gospel and blues of the South. Blind Willie Johnson is a major influence on Booker, but you can also hear a modern punk influence in his music as well. His self-titled debut album is out today and we've made it our New Dig this week. We also invited Booker to come in to Studio A to play us some of his songs and talk about his musical journey.  We’ll hear that performance and conversation on this episode of FUV Live.

[recorded: 6/16/14]

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