04.15.13 Ben is performing with Natalie Maines at the KLRU All-Star Celebration in Austin on May 16

by kevin

Ben is performing with Natalie Maines at the KLRU All-Star Celebration in Austin on May 16

http://klru.org/benefit/

http://www.ticketfly.com/event/251511-klru-all-star-celebration-austin/

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KLRU announces Benefit Concert Dixie Chicks, Court Yard Hounds, Natalie Maines, Ben Harper to perform Special tribute to Lloyd Maines and more
KLRU announces Benefit Concert

Dixie Chicks, Court Yard Hounds, Natalie Maines, Ben Harper to perform

Special tribute to Lloyd Maines and more

Who: KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, Creators of Austin City Limits

What: KLRU All-Star Celebration – a night of music featuring a special performance with the Dixie Chicks, plus the Court Yard Hounds, Natalie Maines with Ben Harper, and a tribute to Lloyd Maines with performances by Joe Ely, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Terry Allen and Carolyn Wonderland & Terri Hendrix with an all-star house band.

Where: ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd.

How: Pre-sale tickets available to KLRU donors 4/5/13; General public tickets available on Monday, 4/8/13 via klru.org/benefit. Tickets $35 - $1,000.

When: Thursday, May 16 at 7 pm; doors open at 6 pm more»

04.09.13 Ben Harper - In Performance at The White House: Memphis Soul streaming live tonight at 6:55 p.m. EST (Tue. 4/9)

by kevin

Ben Harper - In Performance at The White House: Memphis Soul streaming live tonight at 6:55 p.m. EST (Tue. 4/9)

From Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/booker-t-jones-justin-timberlake-...

"Booker T. Jones, Justin Timberlake, Alabama Shakes and Mavis Staples will perform tonight at the White House as part of a stacked celebration of Memphis soul.

Jones will serve as musical director and band leader for the performance, which will also feature Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Eddie Floyd, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Joshua Ledet and Sam Moore. The entire show will streamed live on the White House website starting at 6:55 p.m. EST, while "In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul" will air April 16th at 8 p.m. on PBS."

Here's the link to watch it live:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/live

04.02.13 Ben Harper performing at "In Performance at the White House" celebration of Memphis Soul

by kevin

Ben Harper performing at "In Performance at the White House" celebration of Memphis Soul

Ben will be performing at the White House on April 9th as part of the "In Performance at the White House" series. The concert will be a celebration of Memphis Soul and will be streamed live here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/live , and shown on PBS stations on April 16th.

Here are links to more information about the concert including the full line-up:

Planet Washington:
http://blogs.mcclatchydc.com/washington/2013/04/white-house-to-celebrate...

USA Today:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2013/04/02/obamas-set-to-celeb...