"No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now."

- Alan Watts


We are the bennu


Based out of Tucson, the Bennu inhabits original organic grooves influenced by jazz, world music, and electronica.



Guitar / Nick Szumowski
Keyboard / Brad Nichols
Bass / Derek Norman

Vocals/ Vasanta Weiss
Drums / Adam Ackermann




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September 2 -  with Pistachio




 september 22 - SkyBar


  November 4-Tucson Hop Shop








News & Updates


  • We are psyched to announce that we are a finalist in two categories for Tucson Weekly's Best of Tucson! We are nominated in the Best Rock Act and Best overall Musical Act categories!! You can vote on all the finalists here.
  • We our proud to have released our new double live cd "Bennu Segundo" which is now available!! The disc is now available for download HERE


Here's a recent HD multicam featuring a performance of our new track "Stand Up in the Rain". Enjoy!!:

The Bennu debuts their new original "Stand Up In the Rain" at the 2nd Anniversary party for the Tucson Hop Shop on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Live @ SkyBar

by The Bennu