Ben Harper is taking his slide guitar and his rock blues sound on the road this summer and playing a series of tour dates along the West Coast of the United States and into Canada. All of the tour dates will be amphitheaters, venues that are typically perfect for Harper’s live shows.

The tour will feature four dates – June 30 in Santa Barbara, July 1 in Hollywood, July 4 in Vancouver and July 5 in Portland.

3/20/2012 Update Ben Harper Hitting the Road for Fall Acoustic Tour

Ben Harper Tickets 2012

Date
Event
Saturday 6:30 PM Santa Barbara, CA tickets from $99
Sunday 7:00 PM Los Angeles, CA tickets from $39
Thursday 7:00 PM Troutdale, OR

Harper’s latest album “Give Till It’s Gone” was released last May and features the single “Don’t Give Up On Me Now.” The album is highlighted by the backing of the Relentless 7, Harper’s latest collaborators, which in the past have included the Blind Boys of Alabama.

Ben Harper Music Videos

Ben Harper – With My Own Two Hands

Ben Harper – Diamonds On The Inside

Tickets go on sale to the general public in early May.

Ben Harper West Coast Tour Dates

Date City Venue
6/30/12 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
7/1/12 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl
7/4/12 Vancouver, BC PNE Amphitheatre
7/5/12 Portland, OR Edgefield (Troutdale)

Ben Harper Acoustic Tour & Dates

For the first time in his career, Ben Harper will be taking his show on the road in the form of a headlining acoustic tour. According to his website, fans have been clamoring for this for quite some time and now they are finally getting their wish.

The show will feature songs from throughout his career and will take Harper to cities such as Ann Arbor, Chicago, Montreal, Philadelphia, Boston and will be highlighted by Harper’s show at none other than Carnegie Hall on October 10, the last show of the tour.

Ben Harper Music Videos

Ben Harper – With My Own Two Hands

Ben Harper – Diamonds On The Inside

An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper Tour Dates

Date City Venue
9/4/12 Vienna, VA The Filene Center at Wolf Trap
9/26/12 Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
9/27/12 Chicago, IL Cadillac Palace Theatre
9/29/12 Toronto, Canada Massey Hall
10/1/12 Montreal, Canada Maison symphonique de Montréal
10/2/12 Burlington, VT Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
10/3/12 Philadelphia, PA Merriam Theater
10/5/12 Boston, MA Boston Opera House
10/6/12 Portland, ME State Theatre
10/7/12 Northampton, MA Calvin Theatre
10/10/12 New York, NY Carnegie Hall

Ben Harper Artist History

Hometown: Claremont, California
Career: 1992 – present
Genres: Folk rock, blues rock, alternative rock, soul, funk
Studio Albums: 11
Live Albums: 5
Grammy Awards: 2

Tickets go on sale March 20!

Image courtesy of Flickr user Kmeron

Ben Harper Artist History

Hometown: Claremont, California
Career: 1992 – present
Genres: Folk rock, blues rock, alternative rock, soul, funk
Studio Albums: 11
Live Albums: 5
Grammy Awards: 2

Image courtesy of Flickr user Kmeron