Ben Russell And The Charmers

Supported by Clea Llewellyn

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Last Show: Friday 2 nd June 2017

PizzaExpress Live (Maidstone)

Come and experience a live reggae show with recently nominated, 'Kent Creative Awards Finalist' Ben Russell And The Charmers plus supports Clea Llewellyn & Band, who recently featured on the BBC 'Inside out' program.  A night where you might find yourself grooving to a deep reggae or bopping out to Ska! Split Level and balcony tables available, a packed evening of quality entertainment, not to be missed!

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"Great band, really enjoyed your sound"

Sir Bob Geldolf

Clea Llewellyn - A rootsy soul veteran from Kent, she plays acoustic guitar & sings like her life depends on it.  With her band comprising of cajon, electric guitar and bass, armed with catchy, self-penned songs, you’ll be swept up and taken on a mystical journey round the sun and back!


Kent reggae legends, BEN RUSSELL AND THE CHARMERS, bring you the values of roots reggae that blend with harmony, catchy hooks and foot stomping bass, all embedded in an uplifting original sound. 

Formed in 2010, BRC have built a reputation to be one of the highest profile reggae acts in the UK, performing at hundreds of gigs and festivals throughout the UK which include: Glastonbury, Boomtown Fair, One Love, Secret Garden Party, as well as sharing a stage with internationally renowned artists such as Katchafire (NZ), The Banyans (FR), The Dualers (UK), By The Rivers (UK). 

Since the release of their debut album 'The Golden Sun' on Jungle Island Records in 2014 the band have gone from strength to strength and continue to hone their sound; crafting together their own brand of sun-drenched, earthy reggae with pop sensibilities.


Band Lineup

Ben Russell

Mel Kocak-Russell

Nick Headon

Ashley Smith

Elijah Firmin