Ben Harold & the Rising

(Milwaukee)
Genre: Americana

Ben Harold & The Rising live and die as a band. The quintet was founded in 2018 and specializes in rousing, hard-luck narrative roots rock. Their fiery collaborative chemistry and fine songcraft recalls classic Americana rock n’ roll bands such as Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Counting Crows, and Wilco. The 10 tracks on its debut album, These Days, explore the complexities of being human in extraordinary times. Ben Harold & The Rising has shared the stage with established artists Phillip-Michael Scales, Prizefighter, Mike Mains & The Branches, the Cordovas, and Guster. The band has headlined at West Bend Wisconsin’s Historic Bend Theatre in 2021, Appleton Wisconsin’s Mile of Music Festival, and has opened for headliners at Summerfest.