Award winning songwriter Ben Evolent lives up to his namesake.
The Northern Territory folk/reggae/blues artist fills his songs
with a healthy dose of raw emotion, relatable truths, loveable
melodies and lively hooks. And this generous style makes him
one of the Northern Territory’s most loved songwriters
and live performers.
His spirited songs about exploration, kinship, loss and
acceptance warm the heart and inspire adventure.
They’ve also won accolades with a prestigious NT Song of
the Year Award in 2016 and several tracks being recognised
in the finals in the 2015 awards.
In 2017 he released his second EP 'Next Time' to a sold out crowd at Darwin Railway Club. ‘Next time’ showcases Ben Evolents Versatility as a songwriter. He delves into alt-country with Next Time and Riddle, highlights his gravel blues with Winner and conjures his softer, elegant side with Larry Kin and Gentle friend. The release has been greatly received holding the no.10 spot in the AMRAP charts for 2 weeks, airplay on Triple J and having over 100000 hits on Spotify.
His Love of the Northern Territory is captured in the music he writes and also in his ‘Territory inspired’ film clip for ‘Next Time’,
As a live performer Ben Evolent is down to earth, energetic
and engaging. He’s a compelling force when he’s backed up by his
band. His charming style has seen him support touring acts such as
Kingswood, Bubsy Marou Boo Seeka, Benny Walker, Caravana Sun and All My Exe’s Live in Texas and secure spots at Darwin Festival and in Tourism NT social media campaigns.