New Album Available Now!

In an age when “tracks” have overtaken the art of the album, Garrin Benfield announces the release of “The Wave Organ Song”, a hauntingly honest song cycle that captures an artist who has tapped into a wellspring of inspiration. “The Wave Organ Song” is a perfectly paced musical journey that might best be accompanied by candlelight and a bottle of Pinot Noir. Lovingly recorded to capture every breathy nuance, this collection of in-studio solo performances is an unadorned and chillingly intimate emotional travelogue.  more...


  • Apr 22
    Sparc,  San Francisco CA
  • Apr 23
    Bread and Roses,  Bay Area CA
  • Apr 24
    Monkey House Theatre,  Berkeley Ca
  • Apr 29
    Terrapin Crossroads,  San Rafael CA
  • Jul 14
    Southern Vermont Dance Festival,  Brattleboro VT

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"A killer improviser who can also write a song! One of the best, under-sung singer-songwriters to emerge from the Bay Area in recent years. He's also a wicked guitarist and an awful nice human being well worth your concert going dollars."



"the wave organ song" available now!

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Garrin's entire catalog is available for streaming on spotify!


"walkin' time blues" selected for the kfog "local scene" cd!


live recording of the 5.20.11 cd release show at san francisco's swedish american hall available now