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Got a surprise show announcement for y’all tomorrow 😎. Tune in tomorrow morning for your last chance to catch the Gospel in 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

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Bennett Wales & The Relief

Tracking with the legendary Rob Ulsh at Master Sound Studios today. #riseoftheswampcatking ... See MoreSee Less

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Lookin forward to reaching even more ear holes in 2019. Thanks for an awesome year. ... See MoreSee Less

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You may notice, we like the animal kingdom. Whether it be Swampcats, Wolves, Bullfrogs or Gators. Like the Bear, we will be going into hibernation as we put our energies and focus into recording our new album. See y’all on the other side. 📸: @gerrynavarrete ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to all of our men and women who have served/are currently serving in our armed forces. We rounded out the weekend by playing with @conqueroos and @djtystreet at @calypsovb 8th Annual Oyster Roast on Saturday. We are going to go finish our new record now. See you on the other side.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia’s Bennett Wales & the Relief are living proof that raw talent, ambition & honesty can still prevail in an ailing music industry. The bands musical discoveries take flight with a compelling combination of rich pop layers & mixed stylings of rhythm & blues, rock, soul, jam & americana. By melding hook-filled melody within groove-able rhythms, Bennett Wales & the Relief show their ability to compact a vast array of influence & experience into a singular & distinct sound.

Together the quintet provides a vast amount of influences & gift a broadened door of multiple genre stylings to music enthusiasts & listeners alike. Some of the top band influences consist of: Alabama Shakes, Chris Stapleton, The Meters, Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears, Vulfpeck & Black Angels. As a very young band, they are experiencing a quickly blossoming career of festival bookings, one off shows & regional tours. They have shared the the stage with some notable national acts such as: The Record Company, Anderson East, Sister Sparrow, Rusted Root, Ripe, Ocean Blue, Peoples Blues of Richmond, Kai Mani Marley, Red Man & Method Man.

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For Booking: thereliefmusicva@gmail.com