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2018.........................................................................................................................................
 
November 17th - Hilversum
CD presentation with Gimmick at De Vorstin for Recording Benjamin. For more info visit www.devorstin.nl
 
October 19th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 29th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack in Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 15th - Bussum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Bussum Cultureel from 19:30 to 21:00 hours. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 1st - Greenwood, Mississippi, USA
Benjamin Sims and Jimmy Glasmacher will play the 2nd Annual Money Road Unity Festival. It will be held on the grounds of WABG Radio Out on Money Road in Greenwood, Mississippi on Saturday, September 1st, 2018. The event is open to the public and free. Other artists are Burlap Rebellion (Lisa Cobb & Tommy Warren), Dorothy McClung Lewis, James Mayes, Johnny Drummer, Mississippi Marshall (Marshall Hopper), Rambling Steve Gardner, Shun Kikuta, and Terri Lynn Blues.
 
July 27th - Helmond
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Kasteeltuinen Festival Helmond. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
June 30th - Hilversum
Horns in da House Bigband featuring Ben Sims at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.hornsindahouse.nl and www.devorstin.nl
 
May 20th - Hilversum
Ben Sims, Greetje Kauffeld and pianist Paul Poulissen play Sunday Afternoon Jazz at De Vorstin. For more info visit www.devorstin.nl
 
April 27th - Bussum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Café 't Raedthuys, Bussum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 20th - Wageningen
Ben Sims performs at the Fletcher Hotel, Wageningen.
 
 
 
2017.........................................................................................................................................
 
December 22nd - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
November 18th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack in Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
November 4th - Berkel-Enschot
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Hotel De Druiventros in Berkel-Enschot for the Soulparty. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 23rd - De Meern
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Azotod De Meern. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 5th - Bussum
Ben Sims and pianist Paul Poulissen at the Vernissage Jazz Café.
 
June 30th - Kortenhoef
Horns in da House Bigband featuring Ben Sims at Kortenhoef. For more info visit www.hornsindahouse.nl
 
June 25th - Hilversum
Ben Sims and pianist Paul Poulissen at Foodhall MOUT.
 
May 24th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack in Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
May 18th - Bussum
Ben Sims and pianist Paul Poulissen at the Vernissage Jazz Café.
 
April 27th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at King's Day, eetcafé De Gulle Graef in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
April 14th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 28th - Eemnes
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims at Grandcafé Eemland in Eemnes. SOLD-OUT For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 13th - Bussum
Ben Sims and pianist Paul Poulissen at the Vernissage Jazz Café.
 
 
 
2016.........................................................................................................................................
 
November 26th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack in Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 30th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 10th - Bussum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims at Bussum Cultureel at the Wilhelminaplantsoen. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
June 25th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Hilversum Alive 2016. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
June 18th - Hoogeveen
The Greyhound Blues Band featuring Ben Sims at Café de Lijst, Hoofdstraat 34, Hoogeveen.
 
April 27th - Hilversum
King's Day performance of The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Restaurant De Gulle Graaf. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
April 24th - Wageningen
Blues Jam Sessions at café Loburg, with special guest Ben Sims, from 14.00 - 17.00 hours. Click here for more information.
 
March 19th - Kortenhoef
Horns in da House featuring Ben Sims at Kortenhoef. For more info visit www.hornsindahouse.nl
 
March 6th
Jimmy Glasmacher and Friends, featuring Jimmy Glasmacher and Ben Sims.
 
February 12th/13th - Delft
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 30th - Bussum
Performance with Paul Poulissen at the Vernissage Jazz Café.
 
January 23rd - Wassenaar
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at a private party at Wassenaar. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 

January 22nd - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin at Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl

 

January 16th - Wageningen
Jimmy Glasmacher and USA Friends Band will play the Blues Kroegentocht in Wageningen. Featuring Jimmy Glasmacher on bass, Richard Pattiselanno on guitar, Wesley Glasmacher on drums, Tollak Ollestad on keys, harmonica and vocals and Ben Sims on vocals.

 
 
2015.........................................................................................................................................
 
December 11th - Uithoorn
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
November 30th - Wageningen
Kellie Rucker, Jimmy Glasmacher & Ben Sims play JG Blues. Buurman & Buurman, Markt 18 in Wageningen, 21.00 - 23.00 hours. Click here to view the flyer.
 

November 28th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack at Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl

 
November 26th - Loosdrecht
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
November 14th - Winschoten
Oldambt Blues Festival with Big Bo, Oldambt Blues Collectief & Greyhound Blues Band with special guest Ben Sims. Click here for the flyer.
 
October 17th - Burgerveen
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Café Ruimzicht at Burgerveen. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
October 3rd - Hilversum
Gimmick will present their album, recorded in April 2015, at the Filmhuis Hilversum in the morning of October 3rd. CANCELLED For more info visit www.gimmick.nu
 
September 5th - De Meern
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Azotod, De Meern. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
July 26th - Brielle
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Brielle Blues in Brielle. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
June 27th - Hilversum
Gimmick will perform at Hilversum Alive at the Keiplein between 12.00 and 14.00 hours. For more info visit www.gimmick.nu
 
May 23rd - Poppel, Belgium
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at the festival in Poppel, Belgium. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
May 5th - Hilversum
Gimmick plays at the OosterPoortpleinLive at the Oosterspoorplein in Hilversum from 17.00 till 19.00 hours. For more info visit www.gimmick.nu
 
April 25th - 27th - Amersfoort
Ben and the guys from Gimmick will use this weekend to record their project with code name Recording Benjamin. For more info visit www.gimmick.nu
 
March 21st - Leerdam
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at the Roof Full of Blues Festival in Leerdam. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
March 8th - Assen
Greyhound Blues Band featuring Ben Sims, Café De Dependance in Assen; 19:00 hours. Sunday Evening Blues Jam feat. Ben Sims. For more info visit www.greyhoundbluesband.nl
 
March 8th - Hooghalen
Greyhound Blues Band featuring Ben Sims, Bakkerij Fleddérus, Hooghalen; 14:00 hours. Live Music at De Bakkerij feat. Ben Sims. For more info visit www.greyhoundbluesband.nl
 
March 7th - Kortenhoef
Horns in da House featuring Ben Sims, Fritz, Yvonne & Jessica at 't Akkoord, Kortenhoef, starts 19:30 hours. For more info visit www.hornsindahouse.nl
 
February 22nd - Eemnes
Superb Voices with Jonny Boston & Ben Sims at Cafe Wakkerdijk, Eemnes. Starts 16:00 hours. For more info visit www.superbvoices.nl
 
February 14th - Midlaren
Greyhound Blues Band featuring Ben Sims, Paviljoen Meerzicht in Midlaren; 19:30 hours. Sunday Evening Blues Jam feat. Ben Sims. For more info visit www.greyhoundbluesband.nl
 
January 24th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at De Vorstin, Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
 
2014.........................................................................................................................................
 

November 15th - Deventer
Private performance together with Mariske Hekkenberg. For more info visit www.mariske.nl

 
November 13th - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Shack, Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
November 1st - Berkel-Enschot
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Hotel De Druiventros. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
October 11th - Hilversum
Debut performance of Gimmick featuring Ben Sims at the Hilversum Film Festival from 23:00 hours at Het Filmhuis.
 
September 20th - De Meern
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at The Azotod, De Meern. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 6th - Bussum
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims and Johnson Gabriel at Cultureel Festival Bussum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
July 4th - Monnickendam
The Soulmachine featuring Ben Sims at Café 1614, Monnickendam. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
June 14th - Haarlem
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at the Haarlem Festival at Reinaldapark, Haarlem from 17:00. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
April 19th - Alkmaar
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at the AFAS Stadium, Alkmaar. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
March 1st - Oude Meer
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at The Shack, Oude Meer. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 18th - Hilversum
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at De Vorstin in Hilversum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
January 14th - Amsterdam
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at the Julius E. Green Memorial at Café The Last Waterhole near the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
 
2013.........................................................................................................................................
 

November 16th - Den Haag
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at Jazz & Blues Societeit Engels, Den Haag. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl

 
November 9th - Bussum
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at Café De Viersprong, Huizerweg 72 Bussum. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
October 26th - Heemstede
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at Café De 1ste Aanleg, Raadhuisstraat 103 Heemstede. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
October 12th - Burgerveen
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at Café Ruimzicht, Leimuiderdijk 377 Leimuiderbrug/Burgerveen. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
September 21st - De Meern
The Soulmachine featuring Johnson Gabriel & Ben Sims at Azotod, Meerndijk 126 De Meern. For more info visit www.soulmachine.nl
 
 
2012.........................................................................................................................................
 

November 25th - Bussum
Performance by Wendy Koenen at cafe Inn The Mood from 18:30 till 21:00 featuring special guest Ben Sims. Havenstraat 42, Bussum

 
July 6th - Monnickendam
Ben Sims is performing at Cafe 1614, Middendam 6, Monnickendam.  "The Soulmachine" will sing from 22.00 till 01.00. Check the website for more information.
 
June 29th - Hilversum
A concert at Hilversum Alive by The Soul Machine featuring Ben Sims.
 
June 2nd - De Hoef
Ben Sims will perform at the Chazz Jazz Festival at De Hoef from 18:50h till 19:30h. See the website for more information.
 
May 25th - Kortenhoef
Bigband Horns in da House will play at The Ottenhome with Ben Sims.
 
April 30th - Heemstede
A concert at the Heemstede Jazz Festival by The Soul Machine featuring Ben Sims.
 
January 29th - Huizen
Ben Sims will make a special guest appearence at the Grand Cafe in Huizen.
 
 
2011.........................................................................................................................................
 

December 18th - Den Haag
Ben & Friends play Jazz & Blues Sociëteit Engels at Den Haag from 4pm till 7pm. Jazz, funk, soul, blues and pop at Koningin Emmkade 4-5B.

 
December 9th - Amsterdam
Ben Sims will be appearing at the Club Dauphine on this Friday night. Check their website for more information.
 
November 5th - Dordrecht
Playing at Kiwanis Club in Dordrecht, a social association for children. More information on their website.
 
October 16th - Den Haag
Ben & Friends play Jazz & Blues Sociëteit Engels at Den Haag from 4pm till 7pm. Jazz, funk, soul, blues and pop at Koningin Emmkade 4-5B.
 
October 1st - Rotterdam
Playing at a private party at Rotterdam.
 
September 2nd - Ankeveen
Playing funk, rock, rythm & blues and more at a wedding at De Molen in Ankeveen with Niels van Breemen, Sheila Porsius, Ido de Haan and Laurens Molegraaf
 
July 9th - Kortenhoef
Private gig at Kortenhoef.
 
June 28th - Barcelona
Indalo Blues Week will start at Hotel Indalo Park at Barcelona, Spain with GS The Magic Blues Man, Hugh Kanza, Brigitte de Boer, G45 Blues, Mo´S Blues Band and Ben Sims. Click here to view the flyer
 
June 21st - July 5th - Spain Tour
Playing various gigs in Spain in two weeks.
 
April 3rd - Ede
Blues with a capital B: Ben Sims, Arne van der Heijden, Govert van der Kolm, Ed, Bob & Jimmy Glasmacher and Mark van Mourik. From 4pm at Museumplein 3, Ede. Click here to view the flyer
 
February 20th - Den Haag
Ben & Friends play Jazz & Blues Sociëteit Engels at Den Haag from 4pm till 7pm. Jazz, funk, soul, blues and pop at Koningin Emmkade 4-5B.
 
January 16th - Wageningen
Bluesfestival after @ JoJo’s café Wageningen with “Jimmy54GblueS” Ben Sims vocals-Eddie Glasmacher drums-Bob Glasmacher guitar-Govert van der Kolm Bleeding Hammond-Jimmy Glasmacher bass. Click here to read the flyer.
 
 
2010........................................................................................................................................
 

December 23rd - Volendam
Private birthday party at Haven 146, Volendam

 
December 12th - Amersfoort
Vocal choir Femme Vocale will celebrate their 10 year anniversary. Ben Sims will perform as a special guest. Visit the website of Femme Vocale for more information and tickets.
 
December 10th - Amsterdam
Ben Sims will be appearing at the Club Dauphine on this Friday night. Check their website for more information.
 
December 5th - Hilversum
Ben & Friends will perform at the Funk-Soul party at Het Wapen van Hilversum at Groest 27 at Hilversum. From 7pm till 10pm.
 
November 28th - Den Haag
Ben & Friends play Jazz & Blues Sociëteit Engels at Den Haag from 4pm till 7pm. Jazz, funk, soul, blues and pop at Koningin Emmkade 4-5B.
 
November 27th - Laren
Ben & Friends play funk, blues and soul at De Koerier cafe, Klaaskampen 14 in Laren. From 10pm till 1.
 
October 17th - Den Haag
Ben & Friends play jazz, blues, pop and funk at Jazz and Blues Sociëteit Engels, Koningin Emmakade 5b, Den Haag. From 4pm to 7pm. - CANCELLED
 
September 11th - Houten
Jimmy Glasmacher and Ben Sims will headline an evening at Bistro Opoe Spronk, Plein 17, Houten.The music starts at 5pm and Jimmy and Ben will end the evening playing till midnight.
 
May 8th - Kortenhoef
Playing Partytime with Horns in da House, details to follow
 
May 5th - 's-Gravenland
Bevrijdingsfeest at Noordereinde. The programm starts at 20.00 with the "A-Meezing Night Choir and Orchestra" and oOver 120 musicians and singers will play music from 1945 until now to celebrate 65 years of freedom. Horns in da House (rock, soul and funk from the seventies) will take care of the afterparty, starting at 22.00h.
 
April 29th - Rijen
Playing Queen's ball for the army at Koninginnenacht with Femme Vocale, Restaurant Molenwiek, Airforcebase Gilze-Rijen from 20:00h. till 24:00h.
 
March 20th - Hilversum
Private party
 
March 18th - Eemnes
Playing a private party with Paul Poulissen
 
March 14th - Eemnes
Playing at Wakkerdijk with Paul Poulissen
 
March 13th - Loosdrecht
Playing at De Vrijbuiter with Paul Poulissen
 
March 6th - Utrecht
Private party
 
March 5th - Amersfoort
Private party
 
 
2009........................................................................................................................................
 

December 24th - Ede
G-Live with Jimmy Glasmacher featuring special guests Funch and Ben Sims. Museumplein 3, Ede. Click here for more dates.

 
November 29th - Kortenhoef
Ben Sims with Horns in Da House will perform at The Dobber, Meenthof 46 at Kortenhoef. This show starts at 14:30 hour.
 
November 28th - Kortenhoef
Ben Sims with Horns in Da House will perform at The Dobber, Meenthof 46 at Kortenhoef. This show starts at 20:30 hour.
 
November 20th - Amsterdam
Ben Sims will be appearing at the Club Dauphine on this Friday night. Check their website for more information.
 
October 30th - Ede
Playing a private party with Jimmy Glasmacher from 20:30 till 23:30
 
October 17th
Ben Sims will sing at a wedding
 
October 8th - Scheveningen
Tamara Maria with Jon Luis van Dam and Ben Sims. Playing from 17:00 till 21:00 at the Holland Casino, Kurhausweg 1, Den Haag. See their website for more information
 
September 18th - Loosdrecht
Performance featuring Paul Poulissen at De Vrijbuiter, Loosdrecht from 17:00 - 20:30
 
September 13th - Arnhem
Playing a private party with Jimmy Glasmacher from 20:00 till 23:00
 
September 10th - Arnhem
Playing a private party with Jimmy Glasmacher from 20:00 till 23:00
 
August 30th - Haarlem
Jazzgig with Paul Poulissen, Ben Janssen, Menno Veenendaal and Mariske featuring Ben Sims. At the Wapen van Kennemerland, Ramplaan 125, Haarlem from 16:00 till 18:30
 
August 29th - Germany
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring Ben Sims will play a private party. From 20:00 to 00:00 hour.
 
August 28th - Bodegraven
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring Ben Sims will be playing a private party. From 18:00 to 23:00 hour at Fort Wierickerschans.
 
August 21st - Wageningen
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring Ben Sims. From 21:30 to 00:30 hour at Café Daniëls at Vijzelstraat 10.
 
August 8th - Recklinghausen, Germany
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring Ben Sims. From 22:00 to 01:00 hour at Club RecklingHäuser at Recklinghausen, Germany.
 
August 7th - Lunteren
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring Ben Sims. From 22:00 to 01:00 hour at the Parkhotel Hugo de Vries at Lunteren.
 
July 16th - Wageningen
A special J-Jam at 't Poorthuys, Beuningenstraat 1, Wageningen from 20:00 to 23:00. More info > click here
 
July 12th - Loosdrecht
Playing with Overdrive featuring Paul Poulissen and Frank Gort at De Vrijbuiter, Loosdrecht from 16:00 - 20:00.
 
July 4th
Singing at a private birthday party.
 
June 28th - Hilversum
Hilversum Alive - Paul Poulissen featuring special guest Ben Sims from 1 pm to 4.30 pm
 
June 27th - Woerden
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring special guest Ben Sims. Live at Restaurant Breuren at Groenendaal 28, Woerden. From 21:30 till 00:30.
 
June 24th - Loosdrecht
A relaxt evening of music with Paul Poulissen and Ben Sims at Restaurant de Amice at Veendijk 1-a, Oud-Loosdrecht
 
June 21st - Loosdrecht
Paul Poulissen will play at Het Anker, Loosdrecht, featuring Ben Sims. From 2pm to 5 pm.
 
June 14th - Bennekom
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring special guest Ben Sims. Het Oude Postkantoor, Dorpsstraat 2, Bennekom. 1500h - 1900h
 
June 13th - Hilversum
Performing at a private party with Paul Poulissen from 19h till late.
 
June 13th - Mijdrecht
Benefit concert for Charity Jazz De Ronde Venen from 1600h. till 1700h.
 
June 10th - Loosdrecht
A relaxt evening of music with Paul Poulissen and Ben Sims at Restaurant de Amice at Veendijk 1-a, Oud-Loosdrecht
 
April 30th - Laren
Gig at The Koerier Café, Kampenstraat, Laren from 10pm to 1am.
 
April 29th - Amsterdam
Ben Sims sings Jazz. With Steven Hupkens on piano and René van Beek on bass. They will be playing at the Brassiere of Odeon at Singel 460 in Amsterdam from 8 - 11pm.
 
April 26th - Wageningen
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring special guest Ben Sims. Hof van Wageningen, Lawickse Allee 9 at Wageningen from 15:00 till 18:00h. Click here for more information.
 
April 18th - Sassenheim
Singing at a public disco-party with 'Soulmates' for everybody over 30. Tickets € 10,-. Visit Soulmatesinfo.web-log.nl for more information and reservations or mail to soulmatesinfo@casema.nl.
 
April 5th - Ede
The Jimmy Glasmacher Band featuring special guest Ben Sims. Pomphuis, Klinkenbergweg 41 at Ede from 16:00 till 21:00h. Click here for more information.
 
April 3rd - Amsterdam
After performing with Candy Dulfer, Trijntje Oosterhuis and Chance Howard, Ben Sims has been asked to take the stage again at Cafe Dauphine at the Prins Bernhardplein 175 at Amsterdam from 20:30 till 01:00h.
 
March 28th - Woerden
Guest appearance at Breunen Groendaal 28 (the restaurant) at Woerden from 8pm till 01:00h.
 
March 27th - Amsterdam
Candy Dulfer, Trijntje Oosterhuis and Chance Howard (keyboard player for Prince and Candy Dulfer) featuring guest appearance by Ben Sims at Cafe Dauphine at the Prins Bernhardplein 175 at Amsterdam from 20:30 till 01:00h. Look here for the photo's...
 
March 14th - Almere
Solo performance at a private party.
 
February 14th - Arnhem
Performing at a private party for Arnhem surgeons
 
January 9th - Baarn
Nately Mascle and Friends will groove for the night at the Pomerand with special guest Ben Sims
 
 
2008........................................................................................................................................
 

December 21st - Hilversum
At 5 pm at Het Wapen from Hilversum, Ben Sims and Friends will play funky music

 
December 19th - Baarn
A private Christmas party with Femme Vocale at the Promenada
 
November 15th - Kortenhoef
Ben Sims and Horns in Da House and Friends will play at sporthal de Fuik at Zuidsingel 54. It starts at 5pm.
 
October 4th - Baarn
Nathaly Masclé and Overdrive featuring special guest vocalist Ben Sims will perform at La Promenade
 
September 27th - Hilversum
Ben Sims and Overdrive will perform at the Tennis Club Hilversum
 
August 30th - Zaandam
Ben Sims and Overdrive will perform at a private party
 
August 10th - Muiden
Ben Sims and Overdrive will perform at a private party on a party boat
 
August 9th - Almere
Ben Sims and Tapes will perform at a birthday party
 
July 23rd - Rotterdam
Ben and Friends will perform jazz and pop at a wedding party
 
May 24th - Maartensdijk
Bluesband Blue Friday featuring Ben Sims will perform at a private party.
 
May 10th - Nieuwegein
Nieuwegein will host a bluesfestival and Ben Sims and the bluesband Blue Friday will be performing. They will play from 9 till midnight at 't Veerhuis, Nijemonde 4, Nieuwegein.
 
April 30th - Laren
At Queensday, Ben Sims will perform at De Koerier. Funky Music with Ben & Friends from 10pm to 1am. Details about this gig will be posted as soon as they become clear...
 
April 24th - Amersfoort
Femme Vocale with special guest Ben Sims are scheduled to perform at Amersfoort.
Info van FemmeVocale.nl: Alternatief "Vijverconcert" te Amersfoort. Femme Vocale zal optreden met een live band, bestaande uit Paul Poulissen (keyboards), Louis Gerrits (sax), Hans v/d Schaft (cajon/drums) en Frank Gort (bas). Het concert vindt plaats in de theaterzaal van De Kamers in de wijk Vathorst te Amersfoort. Kaarten à € 10,00 zijn te bestellen via info@femmevocale.nl  (dit is € 2,50 korting op de normale toegangsprijs). Zaal open 19.30 uur. Aanvang 20.15 uur
 
April 19th - Nieuwegein
Bluesband Blue Friday (featuring Ben Sims) is playing at sports centrum Gold's Gym in Nieuwgein from 10:00 till 12:30. Hildo Kropstraat 37.
 
March 29th - Loosdrecht
Ben Sims and Overdrive will entertain at a private party.
 
March 28th - Gorssel
Ben will sing at the Roskam Hotel in Gorssel. It will feature an evening of relaxing jazz music.
 
March 2nd - Hilversum
Ben Sims and Friends will perform at café Het Wapen van Hilversum from 5 to 8 PM. Ben Sims and Friends will play stomping funk music.
 
February 22nd - Breukelen
A private wedding performance by Ben Sims with Paul Paulissen and Mariska Hekkenberg at De Olifant.
 
February 15th - Hilversum
A private gig for members at the Vitenvie Fitness Club from 10 to 1. You can get in by being invited by a member and seeing the receptionist at the door. Adress: Vitenvie 86, 125 Groest, Hilversum. See Vitenvie.nl for more info.
 
 
2007........................................................................................................................................
 

December 23rd - Grossel
Gig with Femme Vocale. See www.femmevocale.nl for more info.

 
December 14th - Utrecht
Bluesband Blue Friday featuring Ben Sims will perform at the Bouwmarkt from 16:00h. to 19:00h. at Utrecht
 
December 7th - Groningen
Performance with Femme Vocale at Groningen. Details at www.femmevocale.nl
 
November 10th and 11th - Kortenhoef
Gigs with big band Horns in da House at Kortenhoef. See www.hornsindahouse.tk for more info.
 
November 4th - Vinkeveen
Performance with the Truus Engels Band. At Eiland 1 from 17:00h - 19:30.
 
November 2nd
Performance with Femme Vocale. Details at www.femmevocale.nl
 
October 16th
New version of the website online. Everything you need to know about Ben Sims (and more) is now even more pleasing to the eye.
 
October 14th - Wieringerwerf
Concert at restaurant De Dikke Bries (Wierhooft 1) at Wieringerwerf. Ben Sims will sing jazz and blues with a band featuring Martin Zand Scholten and Jean Louis van Dam. Starts at 17:00h.
 
September 23rd - Muiden
Ben will play on a cruise, floating over the IJsselmeer. Paul Paulissen will be playing piano with him.
 
September 22nd - Baarn
Private party at Baarn with Overdrive. See www.overdrive.nl for more info.
 
September 20th - Amsterdam
Performance at Bourbon Street at Amsterdam. See www.bourbonstreet.nl for more info.
 
September 12th - Utrecht
Private party at Utrecht with Overdrive. See www.overdrive.nl for more info.
 
September 7th - Woerden
Private party at Woerden with Overdrive. See www.overdrive.nl for more info.
 
September 6th - Amstelveen
Private wedding gig at Amstelveen with guitarist Laurens
 
August 18th - Nieuwegein
Bluesband Blue Friday featuring Ben Sims will play at Nieuwegein. See www.nieuwegein.nl/mooiweerconcerten for more info.
 
July 6th - Amersfoort
Ben sings with female vocal group Femme Vocale at Amersfoort from 7.30pm More info: www.femmevocale.nl
 
June 23rd - Kortenhoef
Ben Sims will sing with big band Horns in da House all day at a party at Kortenhoef. More info: www.hornsindahouse.tk - SOLD OUT
 
June 22nd - Kortenhoef
Extra concert with big band Horns in da House. More info: www.hornsindahouse.tk
 
June 16th
Performance on a private party with the band Overdrive featuring Dea Rey and Charly Angenois, the bass player from Paul de Leeuw. See www.overdrive.nl for more info.
 
April 30th - Hilversum
Ben Sims and his funk collective will play a Queensday-evening at café De Koerier at Laren. From 9pm to midnight. The best place to get on with your Queens-day celebrations.
 
April 30th - Hilversum
Gig with bluesband Blue Friday at Het Wapen van Hilversum on Queensday, 4pm to 7.30 pm
 
April 28th - Hilversum
The theme for this night at the Gooische Spa & Health is "Living in the Groove". Funky music from 9 to midnight.
 
April 19th - Muiden
Ben Sims sings and Paul Paulissen plays for christianing of a boat. Muiden 4pm to 7pm
 
March 24th - Hilversum
From 6-8 pm, Ben Sims (singer) and Paul Paulissen (piano) will perform at the Gooische SPA & Health Club, Groest 86-125 in Hilversum. The performance is called "A Mello Experience". It will feature easy listening, jazz, pop and groove music.
 
March 4th - Hilversum
Bluesband Blue Friday (featuring Ben Sims on vocals) will perform at café Het Wapen van Hilversum. Starts at five, ends at eight o'clock.
 
March 3rd - IJsselstein
Bluesband Blue Friday (featuring Ben Sims on vocals) will perform at a private party at IJsselstein.
 
 
2006........................................................................................................................................
 

December 17th - Oosterhout (NB)
The Ben Sims Band played a benefit gig at Café de Pub at Oosterhout (NB). The band featured Niels (drums), Peter (guitar), Ricky (keys), Laurens (bass) and a great percussionist. The gig was set up by House on Wheels who plan to raise as much funds as possible for their trip through Africa. Visit their website to read more. Click here to view the setlist.

 
December 2nd - Hilversum
2 DJ's will be playing Club Musk this saturday night. From 0:30h. till 1:00h. Ben Sims will be joining them to improvise to their set. The club has a strict dress code.
 
November 26th - Hilversum
Ben Sims will perform at Het Wapen van Hilversum! 26 november 2006 Chaos, Fractals & Dynamica featuring Ben Sims
Ben Sims (vocals), Martin Jagt (guitar), Tico Pierhagen (keyboards), Martin Zand Scholten (bass) and Eric Dillisse (Drums) will play "jazz, funk and soul song with heavy soloing".
 
November 11th
Blue Friday photo's and songs added for your viewing and listening pleasure. Check out the Photo's page and the Blues page
 
November 5th
New version of BenSims.nl online! - including new audio files from Pain, Passion & Surrender
 
September 8th - Hilversum
Summer Party - the Gooische Spa & Health Center, Hilversum (Hilvershof) - with an easy listening band
 
September 1st - Nieuwegein
Blues afternoon in Nieuwegein - Bouwmaak-Blues Band with Blue Friday
 
August 27th - Hilversum
Private party at Theater Achterom - with an easy listening band
 
July 5th
WEBSITE ONLINE! - updated version coming soon
 
July 1st - Nieuwegein
Bluesfestival at Nieuwegein with Blue Friday