powerhouse vocals filled with blues, soul, & rock 'n roll”

Hailing from Ithaca, NY, The Soul Benders is a powerhouse rock blues ensemble that ignites stages with their soul filled vocals and powerhouse performances. With band roots ranging from Brooklyn to Rochester, this talented group brings a refreshing blend of blues grit and modern rock energy to every note they play.

The Soul Benders was born out of a shared passion for authentic music and a desire to create something truly exceptional. Their music resonates with the raw, heartfelt emotions of classic blues, while also embracing the raw power of rock 'n' roll, resulting in a sound that is as timeless as it is contemporary.

Led by the soulful vocals of Cisco Paler-Large, whose voice effortlessly weaves tales of love, loss, and redemption, the band’s sound is driven by Tobias Whitaker and Brett Hayhurst on guitar and Joe LaFave on keys. The rhythm section, anchored by Jason Gorman on bass and Brian Rahm on drums, provides a solid foundation that propels their music to new heights.

The Soul Benders has been making waves in the New York music scene, captivating audiences with their dynamic stage presence and infectious vocals. Their electrifying live shows are a testament to their dedication and passion for the musical connection with fans, leaving everyone excited for more after every performance.

With a repertoire that includes soul-stirring originals and reimagined blues classics, The Soul Benders is a force to be reckoned with. Whether they're playing in intimate venues or festivals around New York, their music has an undeniable sound that draws listeners in, making them an unforgettable experience for music lovers of all genres.

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                                        Phone: 607-793-7383 

                                        Email: thesoulbenders@gmail.com