Living in Northern Rivers, arguably the heart of Australia's alternative arts & music scene, Ben Jansz is a soulful and exhilarating singer/songwriter sure to capture the hearts and evoke the minds of those who watch him perform
Utilizing his knowledge of multiple instruments such as; didgeridoo (yidaki), guitar, foot percussion, vocals, and various FX, he creates sounds that can be best described as Aussie Roots & Blues/Forest Folk, also adding elements of Dark Folk/Tribal Trance.
Inspired by nature's sounds, ancestral symphonies, and musical influences such as; John Butler, Kim Churchill, Oka, Ben Howard, and Matt Corby, this one-man band has been said to combine some of their most remarkable qualities with his own captivating vocals and skillful use of multiple instruments, creating the distinctive Ben Jansz sound.
Touring around Australia several times over the years, Ben Jansz has been seen performing up and down the East Coast & NT, busking, selling out ticketed shows at intimate and popular venues, supporting local and nationally acclaimed talent, invited and seen at festivals such as; Rootbound Festival, Orin Aya, Jungle Love, Rabbits Eat Lettuce, Dragon Dreaming, Wallaby Creek Festival, Earth Frequency, Byron Bay Guitar Festival, and many more
As a self-proclaimed "emotional activist", once you hear this man's message and fiery expression you are sure to be left feeling a little closer to yourself and the world around you