UPDATE: Tortuga Music Festival

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite are headed for some fun in the sun in Ft. Lauderdale come April. Announced today, the duo, who have teamed up for the critically acclaimed new album Get Up!, will be part of the lineup for Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, set to take place on April 13 and April 14 on the beach in sunny Florida.

Other acts on the bill include Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, The Avett Brothers, Gary Clark Jr. and Jake Owen. Tickets for the festival are on sale now.

UPDATE: New Tour Dates

Ben Harper has added a string of new tour dates in support for his latest album Get Up! Called an Evening of the Blues with Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, the shows see Harper teaming up with Musselwhite and playing tunes from their critically acclaimed new album, which was released back on January 29.

The dates announced take place on the East Coast as follows: May 2 in Washington, DC at the 9:30 Club; May 3 in New York City at the Beacon Theatre and May 4 in Boston at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets for all three shows are on sale now and the best deals can be found right here at SeatGeek.

Ben Harper May Tour Dates & Tickets

Ben Harper Tour

Ben Harper is gearing up for what appears to be a busy 2013. With a new album entitled Get Up! coming out on January 29, Harper has revealed a few new tour dates in the coming months, potentially featuring both new music and tunes from his extensive back catalog.

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The new album features Charlie Musselwhite, who will also be alongside Harper on the four new tour dates recently announced. Musselwhite is known for being one of the more famous white bluesmen that came up in the 1960s, and is known especially for his skills on the harmonica. He is said to have influenced Dan Akroyd’s character Elwood in the classic comedic film, The Blues Brothers.

Ben Harper Concerts

The tour dates announced are as follows: January 29 in New York City at Irving Plaza; March 1 in Toronto at Danforth Music Hall; March 2 in Royal Oak, MI, at Royal Oak Music Theatre; and March 3 in Chicago at Riviera Theatre.

Tickets for the shows are on sale now and the best deals on all Ben Harper tickets can be found right here at SeatGeek.

Ben Harper Concert Tickets

Ben Harper Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
Athens OH Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium 4/16/2010 $93.35
Orlando FL House of Blues Orlando 4/30/2010 $14.00
West Palm Beach FL Sunfest 5/2/2010 $31.00
George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 9/3/2010 $117.06
George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 9/4/2010 $136.11
George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 9/5/2010 $132.04
Seattle WA Showbox at the Market 11/9/2010 $83.79
Los Angeles CA Hollywood Forever Cemetery 11/13/2010 $56.69
Los Angeles CA Hollywood Forever Cemetery 11/14/2010 $58.57
Somerville MA Somerville Theatre 11/18/2010 $61.53
Kansas City MO The Crossroads 6/5/2011 $66.26
Denver CO Ogden Theatre 6/6/2011 $62.42
Denver CO Ogden Theatre 6/7/2011 $69.98
Chicago IL Vic Theatre 6/30/2011 $56.76
Chicago IL Vic Theatre 7/1/2011 $77.84
Toronto ON Sound Academy 7/5/2011 $66.28
San Francisco CA The Warfield 8/25/2011 $92.00
Bend OR Les Schwab Amphitheater 8/26/2011 $65.57
Redmond WA Marymoor Park 8/27/2011 $53.09
Vancouver BC Malkin Bowl 8/28/2011 $78.42
Las Vegas NV The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 9/3/2011 $79.81
Montreal QC Metropolis 9/27/2011 $37.50
Philadelphia PA Electric Factory 9/29/2011 $60.73
Boston MA House of Blues Boston 9/30/2011 $87.88
New York NY Terminal 5 10/1/2011 $54.09
Washington DC 9:30 Club 10/4/2011 $57.32
Washington DC 9:30 Club 10/5/2011 $46.11
Atlanta GA The Tabernacle 10/7/2011 $85.95
Santa Barbara CA Santa Barbara Bowl 6/30/2012 $91.03
Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 7/1/2012 $89.37
Vancouver BC PNE Amphitheatre 7/4/2012 $103.00
Troutdale OR McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor 7/5/2012 $92.00
Vienna VA Wolf Trap 9/4/2012 $85.21
Ann Arbor MI Michigan Theater 9/26/2012 $113.06
Chicago IL Cadillac Palace Theatre 9/27/2012 $109.67
Toronto ON Massey Hall 9/29/2012 $151.41
Burlington VT Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 10/2/2012 $107.00
Philadelphia PA Merriam Theatre 10/3/2012 $132.83
Boston MA Boston Opera House 10/5/2012 $100.42
Portland ME State Theatre 10/6/2012 $109.81
Northampton MA Calvin Theatre 10/7/2012 $81.46
New York NY Carnegie Hall 10/10/2012 $160.47

Ben Harper Videos

“I Don’t Believe A Word You Say” (featuring Charlie Musselwhite)

“Stained Blue” (featuring Charlie Musselwhite)

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