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John Jenkins & Alison Benson – Live at Prohibition Recording Studios

Date and Time:

October 21, 2022 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Events Location:

Prohibition Recording Studios, 24a Arrad Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 7BP, United KIngdom

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About The Events

One to watch” – NSAI – Nashville Songwriters Association International

Americana UK 2021 “Emerging Artist” Runner Up

GSMC 2021 Music Award “Newcomer” Finalist

Fretsore Records recording artist John Jenkins is carving out a path for himself as a renowned singer/songwriter on the UK folk, country, and Americana scene.

He is a critically acclaimed recording artist and staple of the Liverpool singer-songwriter scene.

He plays solo or with his band “John Jenkins and The James Street Band”.

His 2021 UK tour was performed with Pippa Murdie on Mandolin, guitar and backing vocals.

From his early years in bands The Persuaders and Come in Tokio (both of which made waves in the 80s with support on BBC Radio 1) to his recent success in the root’s scene, Jenkins has developed an engaged audience of fans in the rock, country, and Americana formats.

He has established himself as a live touring act, both solo and collaboratively with his band “John Jenkins and the James Street Band” Chris Difford (Squeeze), Jarrod Dickenson, and Steve Tilson in the last 2 years.

Jenkins latest body of work, 2021’s ‘If You Can’t Forgive You Can’t Love’ gained critical acclaim in the likes of RnR, Folk Radio UK and Americana UK with support from Ralph McLean (BBC Radio Ulster).

The album was so-produced by John Jenkins and Jon Lawton (Sami Yusuf, Two Black Sheep) and mastered by Pete Maher (The Rolling Stones, U2, Patti Smith).

It is available on CD and Digital via Fretsore Records and features the singles “Desert Hearts”, “Kathleen” and “Strangers on A Train”.


Playing alongside John will be Alison Benson:

“Alison is a singer songwriter, ukulele player, performing stories through song. Three times winner of Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge, Alison is as ‘adept on the uke as she is with her words and melodies’ (Fatea) 

Her debut EP, ‘Paths and Stories’ was released in March 2020 and her second ‘Edenhurst Session’ was released by Klee Music February 2022.”

Consider this your chance, as a fan, to come hear the artist you love perform in an intimate, inner-city studio environment and also discover new, similar and fantastic musicians.

This is a unique gig experience that puts you at the heart of the artist’s performance.

A large proportion of the revenue raised from ticket sales is returned to the artists as payment for their talent and musicianship.

Prohibition Recording Studios prides itself in having musical integrity on behalf of ourselves and the artists.

Tickets are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

No under 18s allowed.

Doors open at 18:30 and the show starts shortly after.

We politely ask all guests to arrive before the start time to ensure performances are not disturbed.

Main Act: John Jenkins & Alison Benson

Support Act: N/A

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Ticket sales end at 12pm on the day of the event – No tickets will be available on the door unless specified by Prohibition Recording Studios. 


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Note: There is limited seating at the venue – to avoid disappointment, please arrive for the event start time, which coincides with the doors opening. There are steps on entry to the building, so we are very sorry, but unfortunately due to restrictions of the building management we cannot offer a ramp for wheelchair users at this time. Ticket fees are added to the ticket price, unfortunately Prohibition Recording Studios cannot control this. We absorb all other fees where possible.

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