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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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Bennett Wales & The Relief

Such great times at our debut in RVA last night at @thecamelrva . Immediately fell in love with @thebushleaguerva & @rooseveltcolliermusic who absolutely crushed it.
See you @bunkerbrewpub tonight in VB. 9PM. Tighten up & come induce party with us. @ Richmond, Virginia
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Busy weekend for The Relief, just the way we like it! We are looking forward to our @thecamelrva debut with @rooseveltcolliermusic and @thebushleaguerva this Thursday! Followed by a fun pummel with @wildeowl, @thelazydangers and @thelifehacksmusic at @bunkerbrewpub on Friday. Last, but not least, @calypsovb 8th Annual Oyster Roast on Saturday. Visit for tickets and show info! ... See MoreSee Less

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Your vote is your voice. On behalf of everyone here in The Relief, we are stoked to see so many of our friends and fans who took the time to get out there and do their civic duty. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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