Tue Jul 2
10:00 PM
Ben Harper Grugliasco
Le Gru - Grugliasco, Pi
Tue Jul 9
09:00 PM
Ben Harper
Area Esterna Pala de Andre - Ravenna, Em
Wed Jul 10
09:30 PM
Ben Harper Pistoia
Piazza Duomo - Prato, To
Fri Jul 12
09:00 PM
Ben Harper Chieti
Anfiteatro La Civitella - Chieti, Ab
Sat Jul 13
09:00 PM
Ben Harper Rome
Cavea Auditorium Parco della Musica - Roma, La
Tue Jul 16
09:00 PM
Ben Harper Mantova
Piazza Sordello - Mantova, Lo
Wed Jul 17
08:30 PM
Ben Harper Milano Summer Festival
Ippodromo del Galoppo di San Siro - Milano, Lo
Fri Jul 26
10:00 PM
Ben Harper Palafrugell
Jardins de Cap Roig - Palafrugell, CT
Sun Jul 28
10:00 PM
Ben Harper Marbella
Starlite Auditorio - Marbella, AND
Sun Aug 11
06:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Deer Valley Resort - Park City, UT
Mon Aug 12
07:30 PM
Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty
Mission Ballroom - Denver, CO
Mon Aug 12
07:30 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Mission Ballroom - Denver, CO
Wed Aug 14
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel - Prior Lake, MN
Thu Aug 15
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty Tickets
Stir Cove at Harrahs - Council Bluffs, IA
Fri Aug 16
08:00 PM
Ben Harper & Trombone Shorty with Jessy Wilson
Riverside Theatre Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
Sat Aug 17
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty Tickets
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island - Chicago, IL
Tue Aug 20
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty Tickets
Pier Six Concert Pavilion - Baltimore, MD
Wed Aug 21
06:00 PM
Ben Harper with Trombone Shorty
Riverfront Park Lynchburg - Lynchburg, VA
Thu Aug 22
07:30 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Wolf Trap Filene Center - Vienna, VA
Sat Aug 24
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Tickets
Red Hat Amphitheater - Raleigh, NC
Sun Aug 25
06:00 PM
Ben Harper with The Innocent CriminalsTrombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue Tickets (21+ Event)
Xcite Center - Bensalem, PA
Mon Aug 26
06:30 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Tickets
The Rooftop at Pier 17 - New York, NY
Tue Aug 27
06:30 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Tickets
The Rooftop at Pier 17 - New York, NY
Thu Aug 29
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty Tickets
Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion - Boston, MA
Fri Aug 30
06:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty Tickets
Thompsons Point - Portland, ME
Sat Aug 31
07:00 PM
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
Tanglewood - Lenox, MA
Wed Sep 11
08:00 PM
Ben Harper and Neneh Cherry
Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, CA
Fri Sep 13
08:00 PM
Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals
Arlington Theatre - Santa Barbara, CA
Wed Sep 25
08:00 PM
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals
Cains Ballroom - Tulsa, OK
Fri Sep 27
08:00 PM
Ben Harper
The Sylvee - Madison, WI


Ben Harper Information

The singer/songwriter/musician Ben Harper’s music is eclectic, including sounds from of blues, folk, soul, reggae, and rock. In addition to singing, Harper plays an array of instruments that include the electric guitar, lap steel guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano, bass guitar, drums, percussion, and vibes.

Playing guitar since he was a child, Harper was influenced early on by his grandparents’ taste in music as they owned a record store. In 2003, he was named France’s Rolling Stone Artist of the Year, and he has two Grammy Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album. He has a total of 11 studio albums and four live albums. He also has another album in his collection, As I Call You Down.

His debut album, Pleasure and Pain, came in 1992 with Cardas Records. He signed with Virgin Records shortly after and released all of his subsequent albums since then, including his first, Welcome To The Cruel World in 1994.

In 2002, he performed as part of a Marvin Gaye documentary and in 2004, was part of the Vote for Change concert. He recorded a song, “Oppression,” for Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi as well as a rendition of John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy” on the benefit cd, Instant Karma: the Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur. In 2005, he met members of the new band he would form, Relentless7. They performed on the Daily Show as well as The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.

He formed a new band, Fistful of Mercy, in 2010, releasing the album, As I Call You Down. His most recent studio album, Give Till It’s Gone, came out in May 2011. Harper performs around the world. He will tour Europe over the summer before coming back to the U.S. in the fall. He comes to Boston’s Opera House on October 5 and Northampton’s Calvin Theatre October 7.