Ben plays a variety of shows as a solo artist, duo with Sy Lane on harmonica, with his band the Hot Rats and he also runs a regular music session featuring hot local talent. For a full list of upcoming gigs see below.

Benny Guitar Carr – solo

Benny Guitar Carr is a guitarist from Devon who is passionate about blues, jazz and roots music. Ben performs regularly as an energetic and engaging solo artist playing slide guitar and building up a big sound using a cajon, drum kick pedal and tambourine. 

Ben and Sy

This high energy duo features Ben singng and playing percussion using a cajon and drum pedal to compliment his intricate cigarbox guitar picking. In addition to this already very full sound, Simon Lane plays a very distinguished and melodic harmonica and percussion – creating a very big and funky sound. 

The Hot Rats

Ben Carr fronts the funky rockin’ blues band ‘Benny Guitar Carr & The Hot Rats’. The Hot Rats are made up of Ben on vocals and guitar, Tom Carr on double bass and Aly Day on drums.

The Tuesday Night Music Hall Session

The Music Hall session is run at The Mill Club in Kingsbridge most Tuesdays. It features the hottest local talent playing a variety of music from country to Jazz and blues. Great stage, great atmosphere and bar – it is a cultural oasis in the desert of the south Hams. Come along and play or enjoy listening to some fantastic music and collaborations.


Benny Guitar Carr, Ben and Sy  and The Hot Rats are available for bookings:

Mobile: 07988616035

Email: bennyguitarcarr@googlemail.com