Ben Sures

Ben Sures is a guitar player who tells great stories in song. A natural performer with an instinct for humour and storytelling. Ben Sures writes songs about everything from imaginary rayguns to sandwiches prepared for him by his father when he was a child visiting on weekends. Sures is immersed in the history of roots music, the old traditions informing this contemporary songwriter’s music. His most recent album ‘The Story That Lived Here’ was number one for consecutive weeks on the CKUA radio chart and was in the top ten of the national college charts in Canada.

Sures is a winner of numerous international songwriting contests. He has performed across Canada, in Beirut, Lebanon and Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Ben Sures is also the author of the children’s book ‘The Boy Who Walked Backwards published by The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre.