Ben Howard Sells Out Central Park

English singer-songwriter Ben Howard sells out his largest NYC show to date at Central Park's SummerStage

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English singer-songwriter Ben Howard sells out his largest NYC show to date at Central Park's SummerStage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ben Howard took the stage just after 8pm and delivered a 13 song set that lasted nearly 90 minutes. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ben Howard's live band changes for every song, however there are two members that helped on Ben Howard's album. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While the singer only has one album and a handful of EPs, he was able to quickly sell out the 5,000 person capacity venue. Photos by Michel Dussack
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India Bourne rotates between playing electric and upright bass, as well as playing a small drum kit at times. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The singer gained many followers after supporting Mumford & Sons on their winter tour, which included two stops at Barclays Center. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Chris Bond plays drums as well as the occasionally bass or guitar, and in some songs managed to play both drums and bass simultaneously. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While most of the songs played were from Ben Howard's full-length album "Every Kingdom," he also made sure to include a few cuts from "The Burgh Island EP" which was released after. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The crowd seemed captivated throughout the performance, and even quieter moments of the set were embraced. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Unlike most performers who allow photographers for their first three songs, Ben preferred to get settled on stage for a couple songs first. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Highlights from the set included "Only Love" and the unexpectedly heavy "I Forget Where We Were." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Towards the end of his set, Ben Howard thanked Michael Kiwanuka, who opened the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ben Howard ended his set with single "The Fear," though it seemed like not a single person was ready to leave without hearing more. Photos by Michel Dussack
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It wasn't long before he and the band returned for a three song encore that included Ben playing his guitar as a percussion instrument on "Keiko." Photos by Michel Dussack
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As big as Ben Howard has gotten stateside in the past few months, one has to wonder where his next stop in NYC will bring him. Photos by Michel Dussack
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