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Y’all are gonna have a new record from The Relief fellas this summer- who’s ready for the next chapter of the Gospel? 📸: @wbclarke #riseoftheswampcatking ... See MoreSee Less

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Hate us cause they ain’t us. This dinner brought to you by Moe's Southwest Grill- thanks for the sponsorship in advance! ... See MoreSee Less

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We had such a great time back in December playing at The NorVA with Fighting Gravity. Here's "Dodgy" - live and loud, filmed by Will Clarke and Shana Nichole. ... See MoreSee Less

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Cheers to our fearless leader, burrito connoisseur and best good friend for another rockin’ journey around the sun! Happy birthday Bennett! ... 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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