05.30.11 Neil Young Tribute featuring Ben Harper performing 'Ohio' is now available on Blu-ray & DVD

by kevin

Neil Young Tribute featuring Ben Harper performing 'Ohio' is now available on Blu-ray & DVD

The MusiCares Tribute to Neil Young concert featuring Ben Harper's performance of 'Ohio' is available on blu-ray:

http://www.amazon.com/MusiCares-Tribute-Neil-Young-Blu-ray/dp/B004VK74P4...

& dvd:

http://www.amazon.com/MusiCares-Tribute-Neil-Young-Matthews/dp/B004VK74U...

MusiCares Tribute to Neil Young [Blu-ray]

On January 29, 2010, Neil Young was honored as the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, superstar artists paid tribute to the legendary singer, songwriter and performer with inspired versions of some of his most memorable songs. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn to in times of financial, medical and personal need. Features Elvis Costello, Crosby Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban, and others.

Program Listing:
1. Rockin In The Free World - Keith Urban/John Fogerty/Booker T. Jones
2. Only Love Can Break Your Heart - Lady Antebellum more»

05.26.11 Ben Harper on RTL Radio France - Solo Acoustic Performance & Interview

by kevin

Ben Harper on RTL Radio France - Solo Acoustic Performance & Interview

Ben gave an interview & performed some songs solo acoustic on The Nocturnes, a program hosted by Georges Lang on RTL Radio in France. The entire show is available to download in 3 parts & there are videos up of some of the songs Ben performed. Here is the link where you can find all of that:

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?hl=en&prev=/search%3F...

05.23.11 New album from Ben's Fistful of Mercy bandmate Joseph Arthur available now

by kevin

New album from Ben's Fistful of Mercy bandmate Joseph Arthur available now

http://josepharthur.com/news/index.htm

NEW ALBUM: THE GRADUATION CEREMONY COMING MAY 24th!

Joseph Arthur’s music has been described as “a dynamic swirl of noise that somehow appears magically around him” (NPR), “emotional (but tuneful) exorcisms” (Entertainment Weekly), and “lush, poetic, squalling, spiritual, and strange. Just like life” (Boston Globe). Vanity Fair has hailed him as “one of our most emotionally revealing and talented singer-songwriters.” Michael Stipe once told the Los Angeles Times, “Jo is one of those rare writer-performers where you get the sense, whatever you believe, that something greater is being channeled through his music and voice…It touches something very deep and universal.” more»