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Benjamin Wagner Biography

When the walls collapse, the storm passes, and the dream ends. When the bones are healed, and the song is over. What’s left behind? New York City singer/songwriter Benjamin Wagner probes these depths with lyrical nuance and melodic faculty in his extraordinary new...

Waterloo Bar Invites Iowa Native For Performance

Though Benjamin Wagner has no idea what he'll face in Waterloo Saturday, he knows he'll be coming full circle. When Wagner, a singer-songwriter who was born in Iowa and now lives in New York City, performs at Smitty's Bar, he'll fulfill his end of a bargain made...

Judging A Band By Its Covers

Buying "Tiny Dancer"? Would you prefer the original Elton John, the Ben Folds or the Tim McGraw? "Smells Like Teen Spirit"? Can we interest you in Tori Amos or Paul Anka? With the advent of searchable music sellers like iTunes, it has become easier than ever to...

Songwriter And MTV Producer At Emerson College

Benjamin Wagner, songwriter and executive producer of MTV News Digital spoke and performed a song to an intimate crowd of about 30 students at the Bill Bordy Theater last Sunday. "It's a lecture and a rock show," Wagner said. Wagner summarized the last 34 years of his...

Suburban Soul

From the quotations pulled from Coleridge, Dickinson, Eliot and Ovid in the liner notes, it's safe bet that Benjamin...

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