Once a blues festival closing off the famed Beale Street, Beale Street Music Festival has outgrown its downtown setting and and for the past few years located on the banks of the Mississippi River. Now ranked in Fest300's list of the worlds best festivals, the live music is diverse and the best bang for your buck in the midwest, if not the country.
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will be debuting songs from their forthcoming album "Call It What It Is" tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live!! Tune in on ABC at 11:35/10:35c. Check local listings for details.
"Pink Balloon" will premiere on Billboard.com tomorrow and will be available to download instantly when you pre-order on iTunes http://smarturl.it/
The inaugural Ride Festival - happening August 25 and 26, 2012 in Telluride, Colorado – today announces Lucinda Williams and Jimmy Herring to the already stellar lineup.
Rickie Lee Jones has teamed with (longtime fan) Ben Harper for her upcoming album The Devil You Know. Produced by Harper, Jones calls the project a "simple, surprising" album of covers. The release date is August 28, 2012 on Concord Records.
Twiin Productions--the event producers of the WEST BEACH MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, one of America’s only beach festivals--has confirmed several additions to its music line-up. BEN HARPER AND RELENTLESS7, SLIGHTLY STOOPID, DONAVON FRANKENREITER, THE BRAVERY and BASSNECTAR are the new additions to the three-day event--Friday, September 18, Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA.
With just three weeks until Colorado's second annual Mile High Music Festival, today festival organizers announce the weekend's performance schedule. Five stages will host 50 bands during the two-day festival, with music beginning at 11:15 am each day and going until 2 am on Saturday and 12:30 am on Sunday. Mile High Music Festival has also unveiled the 2009 Site Map. Visit www.milehighmusicfestival.com for complete details and to purchase tickets.
Ben Harper will join with Obama for America and the Colorado Campaign for Change to host early vote events in Boulder and Denver this Saturday. He'll play a few songs in Denver at Civic Center Park at 12pm and again at UC Boulder's Mary Rippon Theatre at 2pm. Both events are free and open to the public.