george Benson's Concert History

George Benson is a jazz guitarist born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on 22 March 1943. He started out playing straight-ahead instrumental jazz with organist Jack McDuff. Benson got his first experience playing with his several-year stint with McDuff's group. In 1964, at the age of 21, Benson recorded his first album as leader, The New Boss Guitar, with Brother Jack McDuff on organ.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Aug 10, 2019 george benson
Apr 22, 2019 George benson Cerritos, CA
Jun 30, 2017 –
Jul 02, 2017
Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017  
Corinne Bailey Rae / Herbie Hancock / The Jacksons / george Benson / Nightmares On Wax / BadBadNotGood / Gregory Porter / NAO / Kamasi Washington / Jordan Rakei / St. Paul and The Broken Bones / Laura Mvula / Robert Glasper Experiment / Joey Negro / Lee Fields & The Expressions / Hot 8 Brass Band / Poppy Ajudha / Yussef Kamaal / Mica Paris / Christian Scott / Sons of Kemet / The Comet Is Coming / Mammal Hands / Blue Lab Beats / Makaya McCraven / D'influence / Becca Stevens / Nubiyan Twist / Miles Mosley / Shabaka and the Ancestors / Tru Thoughts / Charenee Wade / La Mambanegra / Michael Wollny Trio / LaSharVu / Camilla George Quartet / The Ashley Henry Trio / Incognito DJs / Brand New Heavies (DJ Set) / Kansas Smitty's / Michael Janisch Paradigm Shift / Clare Teal & Mini Big Band
Glynde Place Brighton, UK
May 12, 2017 George Benson Sheldon Concert Hall St. Louis, MO
Apr 28, 2017 –
May 07, 2017
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2017   Unknown venue New Orleans, LA
Apr 28, 2017 –
May 07, 2017
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2017  
Maroon 5 / Kings Of Leon / Usher / Pitbull / Snoop Dogg / Lorde / Stevie Wonder / Nas / Meghan Trainor / Earth, Wind & Fire / Alabama Shakes / Wilco / Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers / Darius Rucker / Corinne Bailey Rae / Leon Bridges / Amos Lee / Elle King / george Benson / Blues Traveler / Dawes / Gente de Zona / Buddy Guy / Harry Connick, Jr. / Dr. John / Lake Street Dive / Patti Labelle / The Revivalists / Aaron Neville / The Meters / Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds / Widespread Panic / Jonny Lang / Tower Of Power / Galactic / Johnnyswim / The Lone Bellow / Irma Thomas / The Mavericks / Marc Broussard / boney james / Dixie Cups / Maze featuring Frankie Beverly / Rebirth Brass Band / Jean Knight / Hot 8 Brass Band / Trey Anastasio / William Bell / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Royal Teeth / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Big Freedia / PJ Morton / Hugh Masekela / Terence Blanchard / Dirty Dozen Brass Band / Rhiannon Giddens / Margo Price / Tank and the Bangas / Tab Benoit / Anders Osborne / The Clark Sisters / The Soul Rebels / Eric Lindell / Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes / Sonny Landreth / Cowboy Mouth / Los Van Van / John Boutte / Joe Louis Walker / Marcia Ball / Chocolate Milk / Jon Cleary / Stoop Kids / Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band / Bonerama / Big Sam's Funky Nation / Tucka / Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers / The Wild Magnolias / Trey Anastasio Band / Wayne Toups / Ellis Marsalis / Dr. Michael White / Jon Batiste & Stay Human / Mokoomba / Walter "Wolfman" Washington / Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys / SFJazz Collective / Honey Island Swamp Band / Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas / The Travelin' McCourys / Sweet Crude / Herb Alpert & Lani Hall / C.J. Chenier / Motel Radio / Pine Leaf Boys / Richard Smallwood & Vision / Davell Crawford / Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns / The New Orleans Suspects / George Porter, Jr. and Runnin' Pardners / Kenny Barron Trio / Mike Dillon / Rockin' Dopsie Jr. And The Zydeco Twisters / Mia Borders / Deacon John / Jason Marsalis / Evan Christopher / Dale Watson And His Lone Stars / DJ Shub / The Magnificent Seven / Lakou Mizik / Nathan Williams / Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers / Paul Porter / Tim Laughlin / The Jazz Epistles / Banu Gibson / Boyfriend (New Orleans, LA) / The Original Pinettes Brass Band / Roca B / The Creole String Beans / Corey Ledet / Roddie Romero & the Hub City Allstars / Voice of the Wetlands Allstars / Wendell Brunious / The Joey Alexander Trio / Lee Konitz Quartet / Bo Dollis JR. / John Mooney And Bluesiana / Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton / Ivan Neville's Dumstaphunk / Chucho Valdes Quintet / Kristin Diable & The City / Septeto Nacional Ignacio Piñeiro de Cuba / Little Freddie King Blues Band / Wanda Rouzan / Beau Soleil avec Michael Doucet / Usher & The Roots / Daymé Arocena of Cuba / Big Chief Donald Harrison / Nicholas Payton & Afro Carribean Mixtape / Pedrito Martinez and the Rumba / The Gospel Soul of Irma Thomas / Cyril Neville & Swamp Funk / Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Mardi Gras Indians / Dr. Michael White and the Originals Liberty Jazz Band / Judith Owen & Krewe de Jude / Henry Butler's Jambalaya Band / New Orleans Classic R&B Revue / Septeto Santiaguero of Cuba / Telmary y Habana Sana of Cuba / Erica Cambell of Mary Mary / NAS w/ The Soul Rebels / Lil Buck Sinegal's Blues Band / Sqad up Denisia / Gregg Martinez & the Delta King's Swamp / James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars / Eddie Cotton & the Mississippi Cotton Club / Kathy Taylor and Favor / Izzy Harrell / Grupo Caury of Cuba / Conga Los Hoyos of Cuba / Changüí Guantánamo of Cuba / Adonis y Osain del Monte of Cuba
New Orleans, LA
Jul 03, 2015 –
Jul 18, 2015
Montreux Jazz Festival 2015  
Lady Gaga / John Legend / A$AP Rocky / Sam Smith / alt-J / The Kooks / Santana / Mary J. Blige / James Blake / Foals / Lenny Kravitz / Chemical Brothers / George Ezra / Alabama Shakes / Aloe Blacc / Emeli Sandé / Damien Rice / Hot Chip / Paolo Nutini / Toto / Lionel Richie / Portishead / SBTRKT / James Vincent McMorrow / Jamie xx / The War on Drugs / Leon Bridges / Die Antwoord / Herbie Hancock / Jackson Browne / Tony Bennett / Sinéad O'Connor / george Benson / Jack Garratt / Foxygen / Quincy Jones / Lilly Wood & The Prick / Nils Frahm / Melody Gardot / Los Lobos / Caetano Veloso / Zaz / Hudson Mohawke / Hiatus Kaiyote / Nick Mulvey / Caro Emerald / The Staves / Kwabs / Ibeyi / Maya Jane Coles / Asaf Avidan / Kronos Quartet / Gilberto Gil / Anna Calvi / Fritz Kalkbrenner / Chick Corea / Benjamin Booker / dEUS / Âme / Rae Morris / Fakear / Oscar & the Wolf / Al Jarreau / SOAK / David August / Baxter Dury / Maria Gadú / Buraka Som Sistema / Groundation / D'Angelo and The Vanguard / david sanborn / dianne reeves / Isaac Delusion / AaRON / Joshua Redman / Lizz Wright / Sly And Robbie / Avishai Cohen / Sophie Hunger / Jacob Collier / Bugge Wesseltoft / DUB INC / Songhoy Blues / Monica Heldal / Christian McBride / Nils Petter Molvaer / Ruthie Foster / Joke / Dhafer Youssef / Thylacine / Jason Moran / Liv Warfield / Sebastien Schuller / Somi / Hugh Coltman / Minuit / Tommy Castro & The Painkillers / Kid Wise / Mariam The Believer / Thought Forms / Fred Wesley & The New J.B.'s / Justin Kauflin / Protoje & The Indiggnation / Artlu Bubble and the dead Animal Gang / HOT RUNNING BLOOD / Lorenz Kellhuber Trio / Alex Goodman Quartet
Montreux Jazz Festival Montreux, Switzerland
Sep 13, 2013 –
Sep 22, 2013
Rock In Rio 2013   Cidade do Rock Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Apr 26, 2013 –
May 05, 2013
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013   Fair Grounds Race Course New Orleans, LA
Apr 26, 2013 –
May 05, 2013
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013   Fair Grounds Race Course New Orleans, LA
Apr 26, 2013 –
Apr 27, 2013
NOLA Jazz and Heritage Festival  
Ted Winn / Anders Osborne / Ivan Neville / Andrew Bird / Allen Toussaint / Jill Scott / Billy Joel / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / Rebirth Brass Band / Charles Bradley / Band of Horses / John Mayer / george Benson / New Orleans R&B Revue / Flow Tribe / Gary Clark Jr.
Fairgrounds New Orleans, LA
Apr 26, 2013 –
May 05, 2013
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013   Fair Grounds Race Course New Orleans, LA
Apr 26, 2013 –
May 05, 2013
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013   Fair Grounds Race Course New Orleans, LA
Apr 26, 2013 –
May 05, 2013
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013   Fair Grounds Race Course New Orleans, LA
Jun 03, 2012 –
Jun 03, 2012
Capital Jazz Fest 2012
Musiq Soulchild / KC and the Sunshine Band / george Benson / India.Arie / Charlie Wilson / Tower Of Power / The Foreign Exchange / stephanie mills / kenny lattimore / Naturally 7 / Jeffrey Osborne / Anthony David / Fourplay / spyro gyra / Kirk Whalum / Euge Groove / peter white / Maysa / Walter Beasley / Steve Arrington / Marion Meadows / Paul Taylor / Nicolay / Frank McComb / Jessy J / Jackiem Joyner / Cindy Bradley / Valerie Simpson / Al Turner / Afro Blue Vocal Band
Merriweather Post Pavilion Baltimore, MD
Nov 19, 2010 George Benson Vector Arena Auckland, New Zealand
Nov 09, 2010 George Benson   The Regent Theatre Melbourne
Jul 12, 2009 –
Jul 12, 2009
North Sea Jazz Festival 2009  
Adele / Robin Thicke / Erykah Badu / James Taylor / Duffy / Seal / Herbie Hancock / Q-Tip / Amos Lee / george Benson / Jamie Cullum / Steve Winwood / Raphael Saadiq / Joe Bonamassa / Selah Sue / Melody Gardot / B.B. King / Esperanza Spalding / Priscilla Ahn / randy crawford / Wynton Marsalis / Jazzanova / Brad Mehldau / John Scofield / Lang Lang / burt bacharach / The Derek Trucks Band / Bill Frisell / Hot 8 Brass Band / david sanborn / lee ritenour / dianne reeves / McCoy Tyner / Joshua Redman / Avishai Cohen / Eli 'Paperboy' Reed / roy hargrove / Candy Dulfer / Mariza / Raul Midón / Allen Toussaint / John Zorn / Rachelle Ferrell / Hiromi / Christian Scott / Derek Trucks / Trijntje Oosterhuis / James Hunter / Toots Thielemans / Spanish Harlem Orchestra / Hank Jones / Ruthie Foster / george duke / Dhafer Youssef / Kyteman / Lee Konitz / Kurt Rosenwinkel / Chucho Valdes / Nicholas Payton / Chris Potter / Ambrose Akinmusire / Lionel Loueke / Richard Galliano / Secret Chiefs 3 / Stefano Bollani / Paquito D'Rivera / Kyoto Jazz Massive / Sabrina Starke / Charlie Haden / Wouter Hamel / Yuri Buenaventura / Aaron Parks / Soil & Pimp Sessions / Steve Gadd / Roy Haynes / Stephanie McKay / Cecil Taylor / Dave Douglas / Eric Vloeimans / Benjamin Herman / Fred Hersch / Ruben Hein / Gerald Clayton / Anthony Braxton / Eldar / Roberta Gambarini / Chano Dominguez / Story / Tito Paris / Ari Hoenig / Quasimode / Paul Randolph / Wirtz / Michael Landau / Jonathan Kreisberg / Scott Colley / Postman / Ethiopiques / Maria Schneider / Otomo Yoshihide / Izaline Calister / Elisabeth Kontomanou / Edmar Castaneda / Akiko Yano / 矢野顕子 / In the Country / Norma Winstone / La Melodia / Pascal Schumacher / Tineke Postma / Vanguard Jazz Orchestra / Etienne M'bappe / Renske Taminiau / Han Bennink / Greetje Kauffeld / Jorge Rossy / Gangbe Brass Band / Bar Kokhba / Curios / Amina Figarova / Wolfert Brederode / Toshio Matsuura / Blue Flamingo / Susanne Alt / Mario Pavone / Astillero / Iro Haarla / Marzio Scholten / Albatrosh / Ruud Breuls / Matthias Schriefl / The New Earth Group / Ernst Glerum / Piet Noordijk / Yuri Honing and Floris / Ben Allison & Man Size Safe / Starvinsky Orkestar / Jasper Blom / Saifa / Tabass-co / Timucin Sahin / Neue Philharmonie Westfalen / Myriam Gaasbeek / Bart Lust / Anne Guus Teerhuis / Fujii Satoko / Clinic Edmar Castaneda / Swoolish
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jul 03, 2009 –
Jul 18, 2009
Montreux Jazz Festival 2009  
Black Eyed Peas / Dave Matthews Band / Lily Allen / Alice Cooper / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Seal / Steely Dan / Herbie Hancock / Klaxons / George Benson / Steve Winwood / B.B. King / Status Quo / Melody Gardot / John Fogerty / Ray Parker Jr. / Donna Summer / Angélique Kidjo / Chickenfoot / Die Ärzte / The Derek Trucks Band / Third World / Susan Tedeschi / Lang Lang / Baaba Maal / The Blind Boys of Alabama / Naturally 7 / Oscar D'León / Dianne Reeves / Lee Ritenour / Lizz Wright / Bettye LaVette / Rachelle Ferrell / Ernest Ranglin / Peter Cincotti / George Duke / Chucho Valdes / Simone / Monty Alexander / Vaneese Thomas / Kodo / Cubanismo! / Dave Valentin / Boo Boo Davis / Solomon Burke / Giovanni Hidalgo / Ray Lema / Horacio 'el Negro' Hernandez / Frankie Morales / David Sandborn / Richie Flores / Sweet Georgia Brown / Al Shackman
Auditorium Stravinski Montreux,
Jul 18, 2008 –
Jul 28, 2008
Blue Balls Festival 2008  
Erykah Badu / Shaggy / Macy Gray / Jethro Tull / george Benson / k.d. lang / cassandra wilson / The Neville Brothers / Söhne Mannheims / Peter Cincotti / Serpentine
KKL Luzern Luzern, Switzerland
Jul 11, 2008 Alicia Keys / Gnarls Barkley / The Mars Volta / Diana Krall / Paul Simon / Adele / Herbie Hancock / Etta James / Mark Ronson / Jill Scott / cassandra wilson / Chaka Khan / Bobby McFerrin / Angie Stone / Buddy Guy / george Benson / Joe Jackson / Pa...   Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jul 06, 2007 –
Jul 21, 2007
Montreux Jazz Festival 2007  
Jeff Beck / Prince / Rufus Wainwright / Wilco / Brad Mehldau / The B-52's / Pet Shop Boys / Martina Topley Bird / Naturally 7 / Motörhead / Tori Amos / Beastie Boys / John Legend / Howling Bells / Lambchop / Norah Jones / Living Colour / Dio / India.Arie / Youssou N'Dour / Faithless / Chemical Brothers / Unkle / Seal / Pat Metheny / Al Jarreau / The Good, The Bad And The Queen / Son of Dave / Chick Corea / Scarlet Soho / Placebo / George Benson / Heaven And Hell / Gary Burton / Ismaël Lô / Iommi / Marygold / Appice / Ismal L / $ BUTLER $
Unknown venue Montreux,
Jul 01, 2005 –
Jul 16, 2005
Montreux Jazz Festival 2005  
Queens of the Stone Age / James Blunt / Kasabian / The Roots / Alice Cooper / Garbage / Audioslave / The Hives / Elvis Costello / Craig David / Tori Amos / Patti Smith / Kraftwerk / Crosby, Stills & Nash / Buena Vista Social Club / CHIC / The Corrs / Eagles of Death Metal / George Benson / Steve Earle / B.B. King / Antony & The Johnsons / Booker T. & The MG's / Jose Feliciano / Brian Wilson / Billy Preston / The Robert Cray Band / Marianne Faithfull / The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion / George Duke / Isaac Hayes / Solomon Burke
Unknown venue Montreux,
Jul 01, 2005 –
Jul 16, 2005
Montreux Jazz Festival 2005  
Queens of the Stone Age / James Blunt / Kasabian / The Roots / Alice Cooper / Garbage / Audioslave / The Hives / Elvis Costello / Craig David / Tori Amos / Patti Smith / Kraftwerk / Crosby, Stills & Nash / Buena Vista Social Club / CHIC / The Corrs / Eagles of Death Metal / George Benson / Steve Earle / B.B. King / Antony & The Johnsons / Booker T. & The MG's / Jose Feliciano / Brian Wilson / Billy Preston / The Robert Cray Band / Marianne Faithfull / The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion / George Duke / Isaac Hayes / Solomon Burke
Unknown venue Montreux,
May 06, 2005 The Very Best of George Benson
George Benson
Teatro do Sesi Porto Alegre, Brazil
Jun 04, 1999 george Benson Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
Aug 02, 1997 George Benson The Pier 62/63 Seattle, WA
Jun 12, 1997 George Benson / herb alpert petrillo [email protected] park Chicago, IL
Aug 21, 1996 George Benson Ravinia Pavilion highland park illinois
Aug 01, 1995 george Benson Ravinia Festival highland park illinois
Jun 29, 1994 george Benson Adler Theatre Davenport, ia
Sep 05, 1992 –
Sep 07, 1992
Bumbershoot 1992  
Spin Doctors / george Benson / They Might Be Giants / Queen Latifah / Joan Armatrading / Tower Of Power / The Robert Cray Band / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones / Third World / BeBe & CeCe Winans / John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers / Nanci Griffith / LaVern Baker / Arturo Sandoval / Joe Ely / The Subdudes / ricky van shelton / the iguanas / John Hammond / Carlene Carter / mark o'connor / Strunz & Farah / The Holmes Brothers / Archie Roach / John Lee Hooker / Bobcat Goldthwait / Tracy Nelson / Thomas Mapfumo And The Blacks Unlimited / austin lounge lizards / The Ukrainians / C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band / Crazy 8s / Edward II / Eddie Palmieri & His Orchestra / Seattle Men's Chorus / Zakir Hussain And The Rhythm Experience / Curtis Salgado and the Stilettos / Sonny Landreth & the Goners / Rebecca Wells / Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Kevin Welch / Urban Bush Women
Seattle Center Seattle, WA
Aug 26, 1990 Bill Cosby / George Benson CNE Grandstand Toronto, ON
Nov 09, 1989 george Benson Chrysler Hall Norfolk, VA
Nov 03, 1988 George Benson Wembley Arena London, UK
Sep 24, 1987 george benson Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Irvine, CA
Sep 02, 1985 george Benson Busch Gardens Theatre Williamsburg, VA
Jan 11, 1985 –
Jan 20, 1985
Rock In Rio 1985  
Queen / AC/DC / Rod Stewart / Iron Maiden / Ozzy Osbourne / James Taylor / Scorpions / Whitesnake / The B-52's / Yes / george Benson / The Go-Go's / Gilberto Gil / Al Jarreau / Os Paralamas do Sucesso / Lulu Santos / Rita Lee / Nina Hagen / Kid Abelha / Alceu Valença / Barão Vermelho / Ivan Lins / Ney Matogrosso / Blitz / Erasmo Carlos / Elba Ramalho / Moraes Moreira / Pepeu Gomes / Baby Consuelo / Eduardo Dusek
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aug 27, 1983 George Benson Poplar Creek Music Theater Hoffman Estates, IL
Jun 14, 1981 george Benson Wembley Arena ,London
Dec 01, 1978 –
Dec 02, 1978
George Benson
george Benson
The Palace Cincinnati, OH
Oct 06, 1978 On Broadway Tour - George Benson Orpheum Theatre Vancouver, BC
Sep 02, 1978 george Benson The State Theatre Sydney
Aug 17, 1978 George Benson Jones Beach Amphitheater jones beach NY
Feb 17, 1978 George Benson / Gary Burton Hammon's Center, Southwest Missouri State University Springfield, MO

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Latest Setlist (07/03/2015):

Concerts Per Year:
2019 2 concerts
2017 4 concerts
2015 1 concert
2013 7 concerts
2012 1 concert
2010 2 concerts
2009 2 concerts
2008 2 concerts
2007 1 concert
2005 3 concerts
1999 1 concert
1997 2 concerts
1996 1 concert
1995 1 concert
1994 1 concert
1992 1 concert
1990 1 concert
1989 1 concert
1988 1 concert
1987 1 concert
1985 2 concerts
1983 1 concert
1981 1 concert
1978 5 concerts
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