The Soul Benders
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The Soul Benders

Ithaca, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2018 | SELF | AFM

Ithaca, New York, United States | SELF | AFM
Established on Jan, 2018
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Hailing from Ithaca, NY, The Soul Benders is a rock blues band that ignites stages with their soul filled vocals and powerhouse performances. With band roots ranging from Brooklyn to Rochester, NY, this talented group brings a refreshing blend of blues grit and rock n roll energy to every note they play.

The Soul Benders was born out of a shared passion for authentic music and a desire to create something truly exceptional. Led by the soulful vocals of Cisco Paler-Large, whose voice effortlessly weaves tales of love, loss, and redemption, the band’s sound is driven by Tobias Whitaker and Brett Hayhurst on guitar and Joe LaFave on keys. The rhythm section, anchored by Jason Gorman on bass and Brian Rahm on drums, provides a solid foundation that propels their music to new heights.

The Soul Benders has been making waves in the New York music scene, captivating audiences with their dynamic stage presence and infectious vocals. Their electrifying live shows are a testament to their dedication and passion for the musical connection with fans, leaving everyone excited for more after every performance.

With a repertoire that includes soul-stirring originals and reimagined Blues, Motown, and Southern Rock classics, The Soul Benders is a force to be reckoned with. Whether they're playing in intimate venues or festivals, their music has an undeniable sound that draws listeners in, making them an unforgettable experience for music lovers of all genres.

Prepare to be transported on a musical journey as The Soul Benders invites you to join them on this sonic adventure, where every chord struck and every lyric sung tells a story that lingers long after the music fades away.

Catch the Soul Benders live and let their music take you on a ride you won't soon forget. Stay tuned for their upcoming gigs, and be prepared to witness the magic that happens when soul meets sound.

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